Tagged: global warming
Cap-and-trade offsets with out-of-state or even foreign interests won't help the state meet its goals.
Disasters, inaction, and corporate sponsorship are increasingly desperate realities of the climate talks in Warsaw. IPS guest bloggers highlight the problems associated with these issues, which are rapidly becoming 'normal' at UN climate summits.
"We are living through a rate of warming that we haven't seen in 65 million years."
Obama is finally showing us he is willing to fight - on coal, on tar sands, and on climate. His apparent willingness to challenge the climate impacts of coal and tar sands - after years of silence on both topics - is cause for some celebration.
By refusing to make any firm commitments at the Doha summit to deliver money over the next decade, industrialized countries are effectively relegating the GCF to irrelevance.
Throwing the nation over the climate cliff will make our current fiscal challenges look like a minor bump in the road.
We must hold him accountable for living up to his visionary rhetoric and call him out on the shortsightedness of his energy policy.
Sandy is only the latest and most devastating incident in a pattern of extreme weather that's become impossible to ignore.
If Wall Street doesn't get Mother Nature's hint, it will become the entire world's tragedy.
Why isn't anyone laughing anymore?