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It Was Kind Of A Terrible Year For The Climate

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green

There was some good climate news in 2013. President Barack Obama outlined a new plan to address rising emissions in a major address at Georgetown Univ...

Farewell, 2012 -- You Taught Us Much

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 01.02.2013 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

2012 was a year of potential turning points. A number of new "plurilateral" approaches to problem-solving came to the fore, offering genuine hope. A wave of emerging countries, led by China, embraced market-based green growth strategies.

US Plays the Big Tease at Global Climate Talks

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Any one who thinks they're cutting a deal with the U.S. better get cash in advance. After fifteen years of empty promises, it's pretty clear that Washington is playing the world for suckers.

Why Solar Can't Go Mainstream Without Sarah Palin

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

Whether you're terrified of the awful power the U.S. EPA could wield or ecstatic it might pick up where Congress failed with the climate bill, the first hints of what it plans to do are likely to please no one.

Climate Scientists: It's War

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

A group of some 700 climate scientists have agreed to speak out as experts on questions about global warming and the role of man-made air pollution.