Earthjustice attorney Howard Fox discusses threats to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan which forces coal-fired power plants to clean up their act…
Arlington County and Alexandria, Virginia recently joined 16 other U.S. cities in the Sierra Club’s “Ready for 100 Campaign” whereby cities commit to 100% clean, renewable energy within the next two decades.
Jeremy Martin is a Senior Scientist for the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Clean Vehicles Program, in charge of evaluating biofuels and policy. EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviewed him in Rockville, Maryland, where their discussion ranged from the impact of automobiles to surprising findings regarding corn ethanol to the transportation system of the future…
Diana Movius’ acclaimed GLACIER Climate Change Ballet places a dynamic and melting polar environment on stage. Dancers ripple, crack and plunge, embodying the science behind icecap collapse. A custom video projection by documentarian Robin Bell surrounds the dancers, creating an immersive audience experience.
For the past 15 years, Alexander Ochs has been an important figure in international efforts to fight climate change and develop green energy, working with United Nations and other international agencies. Among many endeavors, he is President of theForum for Atlantic Climate and Energy Talks, is Founding Chair of the LEDS-GP Energy Working Group, and […]
Like mushrooms after a spring rain, solar panels are springing up on rooftops across America. Solar capacity has multiplied by some 30 times since 2015, enough to power over 5.5 million homes by the end of this year, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). This astonishing burst is happening largely because the cost […]
Halting global warming is the chief environmental challenge of our time. While heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) is not the only greenhouse gas (GHG), it’s the most abundant and longest-lived in the atmosphere and contributes the most to global warming. In March, atmospheric CO2 content reached a new high of 400 parts per million, already past […]
Obama Pushes for Climate Pact from Melting Alaska President Obama spent three days in Alaska earlier this week and used the occasion to talk up his hopes for accomplishing an international accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the Paris climate summit coming up in December. Obama wants Americans to reduce emissions by as much as 28 percent over the […]