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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 ...
Will America ever take bold action on climate
change? Should it?The answer probably is not found in science, but in politics
.Hundreds of thousands of Americans marched in New York City on Sunday, asking the country`s leaders to ...
Over 310,000 people marched last Sunday to call for action on climate
change. The People's Climate
March aimed to press policymakers that would meet two days later at the UN Climate
Summit, a preparation for the next Conference of the Parties ...
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 ...
This past week was a big one for climate
change. In other ways, of course, it was like every other week for climate
change. It began when hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, in New York and in 160 countries around the world, to ...
North Carolina scientists on a panel tasked with predicting future sea levels expect the Atlantic Ocean to rise between 4 inches and 11 inches on the state's coast over the next three decades.But the effect of rising sea levels will be ...
Environmental icon Marina Silva may struggle to advance her environment agenda if elected president.
Marina Silva rose from poverty deep in the Amazon jungle to become a prominent politician and the advocate who kick-started Brazil’s ...
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
World leaders gathered at a United Nations summit ...
change is not about politics
but about survival, said Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio in a speech to world and business leaders at the UN climate
summit in New York on Tuesday.
DiCaprio was confirmed as a UN climate
Protesters took to the streets of Manhattan on Sunday to call for global action to address climate
change. The event's organisers estimated that turnout exceeded 300,000, making it one of the largest environmental-related protests in US ...
’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 forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate
More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate
For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron. So it was no trivial matter when a group of Rockefeller heirs decided recently to ...
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate
change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
The People's Climate
March is campaigning for curbs on carbon emissions, ahead of the UN ...
The People`s Climate
March, which organizers estimate drew more than three hundred thousand people, came to a close at West Thirty-fourth Street and Eleventh Avenue, just about where, as it happened, the final section of the High Line park opened ...
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
Given the growing challenges to life on this planet and the concomitant need for policy change and political courage -- notably from climate
change deniers, whether they are governed by profit or political cowardice -- one yearns for ...
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a Climate
Summit in New York next week. Expected to attend are top officials from all UN Member States, big transnational corporations, financial institutions, and a few select civil society ...
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate
change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...
Everyone’s got something to say about millennials. We’re the puzzle every marketer wants to crack, the conundrum every candidate wants to solve. Depending on what you’re reading, we’re job hoppers or jobless, optimistic or complex, socially aware ...
This week, I will witness a key test of whether we will betray our children, grandchildren and future generations through a lack of ambition and will. I will be at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on Thursday to listen to David ...
A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in a summit this fall to seek solutions for climate
The group plans to host ...
Few figures in the climate
change debate are as polarizing as former Vice President Al Gore. His fans and his enemies are equally rabid, and his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth is still probably the most-referenced document on climate
change in ...
Out here in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, climate
change has arrived.In the last year alone, my country has suffered through unprecedented droughts in the north, and the biggest ever king tides in the south; and we have watched the ...
As global leaders gear up to meet at next week’s United Nations Climate
Summit in New York, the president of a small Pacific island nation vulnerable to rising seas caused by global warming said the future of his people depends on creating a ...