un climate summit
If looks could kill, we'd be looking for a new president right now.
Brown took the lead role on climate change and renewable energy issues at the Democratic National Convention. With greenhouse
Global Climate Change Summit Ends With Agreement to Agree, Actual National Plans Falling Far Short, and Some California Coups
Once the cheering, perhaps as much a matter of relief for at last having the beginnings of a real agreement as anything else, dies down, a process of years-long pressuring, prodding, chivvying, and inspiring will take place. Or, perhaps better put, it had damn well better take place if this planet is going to remain habitable for humanity.
Today is Human Rights Day which is observed every year on December 10 in recognition of the December 10, 1948 adoption of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights in Paris. Fittingly, COP21 brings the human rights issue right back to Paris linking climate change to the fundamental issue of human rights.
In contrast with the many climate change conferences of recent years, the conference in Paris promises a new vision. Almost all countries put their planned climate protection efforts on the table.
Though Clinton is not a sure bet in 2016, she is the front-runner. By establishing 100 percent clean energy as her vision, the Obama Administration could see her announcement as further evidence that she will honor his climate commitment and help to build on his legacy.
Clean Power Plan critics--among them attorney generals from West Virginia (Patrick Morrisey) and Texas (Ken Paxton), who
As long as people are using oil -- and even with Brown's target of cutting use in half by 2030, we'll be using a lot of oil -- why not have California reap the economic rewards?
Governor Jerry Brown, pressing the California agenda on renewable energy and climate change, followed up his successful appearance earlier this month at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto with what looks like an even more successful appearance at the Pope's summit.
Despite Water and Climate Controversies and Urgings for Tax Hikes and Tax Cuts, Jerry Brown Scores High in New Polling
The big drought has Californians worried. There are major controversies over Governor Jerry Brown's order to cut water consumption by 25 percent, not to mention some furious to-and-froing on climate change and demands for tax hikes and tax cuts.
On the last day of 2014, let's hear it for the national and corporate leaders, the mayors and non-governmental organizations who built new coalitions for action -- not because they had to, but because they know that it's right to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
High costs of CCS -- such as to capture carbon dioxide from the exhaust gases of power plants or to strip carbon from natural
Meeting organizers' goals, UN Climate Summit speakers acknowledged the March and the people power that it represented. As President Obama said, "Our citizens keep marching. We cannot pretend we do not hear them."