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She’s as green as they come.
Shenna Bellows, the Democrat running for Senate in Maine, proudly touts her environmental credentials. She rails against emissions-intensive oil sands from Canada, would tighten EPA regulations on greenhouse ...
Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa.
Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around ...
This week COIN hosted Naomi Klein – one of the most influential leftwing voices of our time – in Oxford as she launched her new book, ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate
’. Having read the book, and listened to her speak, I offer ...
The Singapore-flagged tanker BW Zambesi set sail with little fanfare from the port of Galveston, Tex., on July 30, loaded with crude oil destined for South Korea. But though it left inauspiciously, the ship's launch was another critical turning ...
Earth is “fucked” and our insatiable growth economy is to blame. So argues Naomi Klein in her intentionally provocative best-seller This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Klein is the latest among an influential network of ...
U.S. emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have risen 6% in the last two years despite the Obama administration's efforts to curb global warming, federal data show.
Reversing several years of declines, its emissions from burning ...
’ve never been to a protest march that advertised in the New York City subway. That spent $220,000 on posters inviting Wall Street bankers to join a march to save the planet, according to one source. That claims you can change world history in an ...
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, promised to put climate
change “front and center” of American diplomacy on Monday, raising expectations for this week’s United Nations climate
A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...
The Bullock administration Friday unveiled five options for how Montana can meet proposed federal rules to combat climate
change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions – and none includes shutting down or curtailing existing coal-fired power ...
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...
Later this month world leaders will gather in New York for a historic summit on climate
change. This is an opportunity to inspire key decision-makers to act in the face of a growing climate
crisis that threatens almost every aspect of our lives. ...
What if, instead of giving Marie Curie and Alexander Fleming Nobel prizes for their life-saving work on radiation and penicillin, they'd been thrown in jail? Or, instead of being awarded the Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur for his work on the ...
It’s not what climate
deniers want. It’s not what poor countries want. It’s not even what climate
But in the absence of the slightest chance a gridlocked U.S. Congress is ready to take action on planet-warming carbon ...
THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate
-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions from cars, trucks and — most ...
The absence of an international regime on climate
change has enabled Turkey to enjoy a free ride on a development policy that is careless about emissions, according to an activist. ‘The collapse of the EU process is also the reason why Turkey ...
America and Canada are friends. That’s the main message Americans got from phase one of the federal government's multimillion-dollar advertising campaign
to promote Canadian oil in Washington and drum up support for the Keystone XL ...
At the end of 2012, at a time when many states were replacing their aging coal plants, Arkansas switched on a new $1.8-billion coal plant, one of two the state has fired up in the past five years.
The state saw emissions from its power ...
At a time when we`re well aware of the benefits of living forest ecosystems, in terms of not only mitigating the effects of air and water pollution, but also in recharging groundwater, storing carbon, serving as wildlife habitat, and perhaps even ...
The ubiquitous web petition. Chances are, you've recently clicked one. Maybe it was from your favorite nonprofit's email list or Facebook page, allowing you to take "action" in one second. Or perhaps you found it on the web's major petition site, ...
The first day of hearings in Pittsburgh on proposed federal carbon controls for coal-burning power plants spawned a march by thousands of coal miners and a rally by hundreds of environmentalists and succeeded in demonstrating that a major change ...
Global food giant General Mills has promised to set targets
for its own greenhouse gas emissions and do more to reduce them through its supply chain, while sustainably sourcing its 10 priority ingredients - half its total purchases - by ...
General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate
change, including expanding its emission reduction targets
to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors.
About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas ...
n September next year, the United Nations plans to choose a list of development goals for the world to meet by the year 2030. What aspirations should it set for this global campaign
to improve the lot of the poor, and how should it choose ...
Coal will remain a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe unless UK and EU policymakers take urgent action, campaign
group Sandbag has warned today.
The group's new report warns that while rising levels of renewables capacity ...
Australia's government has voted to repeal a carbon tax on that country's biggest greenhouse gas polluters, ending one bitter domestic battle but opening up new fronts in the climate
war both at home and internationally.