A House committee has set a goal to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 -- a target some say fails future generations.
As someone deeply concerned about climate equity in California - that is, ensuring that those communities most at risk from climate change are directly included in our state's cutting-edge efforts to address global warming - I've been in a bit of suspense.
I Want a Carbon Fee -- or 'Clean Reward' -- Because I'm Selfish, I Breathe, and I Want My State to Prosper
Since 2008 British Columbia's economy has grown while carbon pollution dropped using a popular and business-friendly law championed by a centrist-conservative politician.
The arrival of the campaign in the UK was also marked with workshops, presentations and a fun run through the streets of
"Oil has won the skirmish. But they've lost the bigger battle," pledges Gov. Jerry Brown.
Looking back at the history of climate negotiations, it has been framed as a long suffering process, characterized by a lack of vision and ambition, and politicization of possibilities. All of this has lead to there currently being more carbon into the planet's atmosphere than ever before.
Reid has been growing ever more assertive on climate change. Last June, he said in a speech on the Senate floor that "we
The report comes from the Global Legislators Organization (GLOBE International), a group that brings together lawmakers from
The senator urged activists on the call to do more to push lawmakers to take a stand, one way or the other, on whether they
Waxman was seen as a formidable lawmaker and a fearsome investigator; his staff's report Thursday cited a news article from
In every battle and in every moment that mattered most, Rep. Waxman stood up for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the wild places we cherish.
Throughout the world California has a well-deserved reputation for leadership and innovation. Our efforts to combat climate change continue this tradition of leadership.
"If we'd simply be positive-minded and plan and strategize, we can get this problem solved," he said. "The political will