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When Will Polar Ice Melt Be A Burning Issue?

Peter Getty | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

It is appalling that Green is today's McCarthyism. A few Republicans behind closed doors will nod their heads that they believe the scientific community, but their stronger belief is that they will lose voters if they come clean and seek legislation to protect the environment.

International Climate Negotiations: Cutting the Gordian Knot

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

The Gordian knot of climate politics holds that action should be taken in a certain order, while opinions differ on what, exactly, that order should be. As a result, virtually every aspect of the climate negotiations becomes a proxy for these more fundamental disputes.

Climate Agreement Reached Despite Lingering Mistrust

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

* Agenda for work on new global climate deal is adopted * Agreement breaks week-long deadlock over procedure * Mistrust ...

Rich-Poor Divide Reopens At UN Climate Talks

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green

BONN, Germany (AP) — U.N. climate talks ran into gridlock Thursday as a widening rift between rich and poor countries risked undoing some advances m...

Mexico's Climate Gamble: Can It Salvage the Cancun Summit?

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Mexico's efforts to keep developing nations happy may end up pleasing no one. Its quest for an inclusive summit risks further inflaming old debates on fundamental issues

US Reassures International Community: Still Committed To Greenhouse Gas Reduction Despite Climate Bill Failure

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The United States assured international negotiators Monday it remains committed to reducing carbon emissions over the next 10 years,...