President Trump is horrifying environmentalists by threatening to scale back the EPA and trying to get the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord…
ExxonMobil knew as early as 1977 that our enthusiastic burning of fossil fuels was leading to global warming — and since then has spent upwards of $30 million to promote so-called climate denial…
Not surprisingly given the current political climate, the respective Vice Presidential candidates, Republican Mike Pence & Democrat Tim Kaine, differ on most of the issues, including their policies on conservation, environment, energy & what we should do about climate change.
Al Gore is still busy saving the planet through his Climate Reality Project, but is also revolutionizing capitalism with Generation Investment Management.
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 […]
While many environmentalists wish the Paris agreement had more “teeth,” they are also glad to finally get something done and remain optimistic that participating nations will voluntarily ratchet up their commitments over time.
Betwa Sharma, a Huffington Post/Times of India journalist attending the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris posted an article about the dismal lack of viable vegetarian options available to attendees and journalists. “Perhaps hunger sharpens your sense of irony. And it’s not easy to miss this one,” she writes. “This is the venue where nearly […]
Dear EarthTalk: Are there any green PACs working to influence elections? —Wilson McClave, Washington, DC As a matter of fact, green Political Action Committees (PACs) emerged as major funders last fall in the run-up to the 2014 Congressional elections, and look to play an even […]
If temperatures around the globe continue to rise in the face of human-induced climate change as climatologists expect, some of the world’s most populous areas could become uninhabitable. Rising sea levels will flood out coastal areas, while increasing drought will make survival in already arid areas difficult at best. While we may have at least a few decades of runway to prepare ourselves for the worst, advance planners might want to think carefully about where to put down roots now. Where will be your climate refuge?
Dear EarthTalk: What are the prospects for reaching an international agreement to rein in carbon emissions significantly at the upcoming Paris climate talks at the end of the 2015? — Jason Cervantes, Los Angeles, CA All eyes will be on Paris this coming December when climate delegates from around the world gather there for the 21st annual session […]