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The European Union climate
summit has agreed to cut emissions by 40% by 2030, after hard bargaining by Poland and the UK failed to derail an agreement.
The 28 nations of the EU also agreed to improve energy efficiency by 27% over the ...
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 ...
The deal reached early Friday by the European Union to cap its greenhouse gas emissions was meant to increase pressure on the rest of the world to achieve a landmark accord on climate
protection next year, the bloc’s leaders said.The ...
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States
Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change
. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...
is a “threat multiplier” and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The New York Times indicated that the report marks a ...
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 Change
s Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate
’. Having read the book, and listened to her speak, I offer ...
What last month's march did, better than any other event in history, was demonstrate the unity of activists demanding genuine emissions cuts and government funding of an alternative way of arranging society. They offered a transformative view of ...
Kevin Croswhite once appeared to have a promising future in Wisconsin Republican politics
At 22, his résumé included work on several political campaigns and as a party field director during the 2012 presidential election.
We`re all familiar with climate
deniers - the politicians who proudly declare that 97 percent of climate
scientists are wrong, and human carbon emissions aren`t driving up global temperatures to a potentially catastrophic degree. Opposing them ...
The United Nations Climate
Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has given $29,000 over the past six years to politicians who could be lumped in with the "liars" on climate change
that he denounced this week.
Schmidt's donations to eight Republican legislators ...
It’s not that international diplomacy won’t matter, but individual countries are already taking action to reduce carbon emissions for various reasons beyond worries about climate change
World leaders gathered at a United Nations summit ...
ON Tuesday, world leaders will converge at United Nations headquarters in New York for a summit meeting on the climate
that will set the stage for global negotiations next year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of global climate
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 ...
One of the Environmental Protection Agency’s top selling points for its recently proposed carbon pollution rules for power plants is that they will make immediate improvements to our air quality, in addition to reducing the greenhouse gases that ...
The recent call from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for "tightening belts" has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong with the Russian economy.
No doubt the planned tax increases (introduction of a sales tax and ...
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change
agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.In preparation for this agreement, ...
Our global environment has many problems. If the high volume of carbon emission is one, the low level of intellectual engagement with some of the major environmental challenges is surely another. There are, of course, many engaging and ...
In July, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an "ice wall" around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. In June, the ...
With oil and gas booming in the United States
– and wind energy booming for now – both industries hope to extend their success by moving offshore.
And they’re getting help from the federal government, which on Tuesday auctioned off ...
Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon Möller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home.
Cut per capita greenhouse gas to three tons per Stockholm inhabitant by 2015. Make ...
Carbon capture and storage can cut up to 90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. With more than a dozen false starts, the technology has yet to be demonstrated on a commercial scale. Two projects nearing completion could soon ...
President Barack Obama’s second-term promise to tackle climate change
has clashed with election-year politics
.Much of the political debate has focused on the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly proposed regulations on existing power ...
Not long ago, my newspaper informed me that glaciers in the western Antarctic, undermined by the warmer seas of a hotter world, were collapsing, and their disappearance “now appears to be unstoppable.” The melting of these great ice sheets would ...
When it comes to protecting the environment and addressing climate change
, America has a lot of work ahead of it, former President Jimmy Carter said in Aspen on Tuesday.Carter, 89, the 39th president of the United States
and a Nobel Peace ...