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Carbon Budget

Choose Wisely...

Michael Brune | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

The Climate Action Plan that President Obama announced last year is full of good ideas, and his administration has already done more to address carbon pollution than any other has. Unfortunately, a hard look at the numbers shows that all this progress could be undermined by one bad choice -- expanding fossil fuel production.

5 Things We Learned in 2013 That Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 02.23.2014 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

We are leaving 2013 will less ignorance and more understanding. New tools and research are opening our understanding much wider than before. But will we act on this? Knowledge can spur action, but this path is not guaranteed.

IPCC Report Contains 'Grave' Carbon Budget Message

Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Within the voluminous report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published on Se...

Climate Change, Fracking, and Our Children's Health and Future

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Let's leave aside for a moment the climate impacts and dire consequences of natural gas. Let's look at the health impacts we're ALREADY seeing around the country from the chemicals and industry practices associated with fracking.

What Obama Said: The Optimist's Translation

William S. Becker | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

For those optimists among us who want to believe President Obama is finally ready to tackle the climate issue, it sounded as though some very important precedents might be taking shape in the White House.