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A big week to come in climate change policy

Sep 22, 2014
There's more to just environmental concerns to climate change policy.
Posted In: climate change, climate, divestment

U.S., Mexico have lowest gas, carbon taxes in rich world

Jan 28, 2013
Among the world's most developed countries, Turkey and the Netherlands tax gas and carbon use at the highest rate; the U.S., Mexico and Canada tax carbon and gas at the lowest rates.
Posted In: climate, carbon tax, greenhouse gases, subsidies

Natural gas fracking: big trouble or bridge fuel?

Jan 15, 2013
In our Petro-State podcast, we talk to Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations about the potential of natural gas to transition us to a low-carbon future. And we play fracking BS Detector.
Posted In: natural gas, energy, fracking, climate, carbon-dioxide emissions

At U.N. climate meeting, a focus on fossil fuels

Dec 3, 2012
New sources of fossil fuels are stirring up the United Nations climate talks in Doha.
Posted In: United Nations, climate, doha

Study: A hotter climate is pretty much baked in

Dec 3, 2012
As another U.N. climate change summit goes on in Doha, a new study of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere says current levels nearly guarantee a nearly four-degree increase in global temperatures.
Posted In: climate, climate change, UN climate conference

Hundreds of U.S. energy facilities at risk of flooding

Apr 25, 2012
Climate Central combed federal weather and disaster data and found that in the next 20 years, hundreds of coastal oil and gas refineries could end up underwater.
Posted In: flood, weather, climate

UN climate summit to conclude in South Africa

Dec 9, 2011
Delegates are expected to stay up late into the night at the UN climate summit, and rumors are swirling that baby steps are being taken towards a legally-binding climate change deal by 2015.
Posted In: climate, United Nations, climate change

How will climate scientist Stephen Schneider be remembered?

Jul 20, 2010
Climate change expert Stephen Schneider died yesterday in London. He was 65....
Posted In: climate, climate change, Stephen Scheider

My annual offset disappointment

Jan 4, 2010
In the last week of the year, I have a ritual of calculating my carbon footprint and buying offsets....
Posted In: carbon offsets, climate

Hope in the midst of global greenwash

Dec 23, 2009
I love Jim's items, but I've been advocating for a gift-free family Christmas for years because I dislike obligatory (and all) shopping and never...
Posted In: climate, consumer resources, mobile apps