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LGBTQ/GNC Climate Activists in Paris

Laurie Kaufman | Posted 12.11.2016 | Impact
Laurie Kaufman

Although attending NGOs represent women, indigenous groups, youth, labor, faith, and human rights, if you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or gender nonconforming (LGBTQ/GNC) you will be hard-pressed to find formal green alliances.

Global CO2 Levels Exceed Safe Zone For The First Time In Human History

Upworthy | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green

According to measurements from the Scripps Mauna Lua Observatory in Hawaii, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has risen above 400...

7 Artists: On the Arctic

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.10.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Follow us to one of the most fascinating yet endangered places on Earth. While politicians discuss climate change, we have asked seven artists about their relation to and work within the Arctic.

Overestimating Citizens' Wish for Climate Action

Bjørn Lomborg | Posted 12.09.2016 | Home
Bjørn Lomborg

Climate change is a real problem and most people find climate action reasonably important. But there are many other global problems that the world finds even more important.

Division Over Riders Forcing Congress To Edge Of Government-Funding Deadline

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There is no end in sight for Congress. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have resigned themselves to the fact that they will need to pass a sho...

The Most Powerful Climate Solution You've Never Heard Of

P.J. Marshall | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
P.J. Marshall

What if there was a powerful but overlooked tool that could reduce global warming by 0.5°C by the end of the century? Imagine if reversing the decline of ecosystems was good for economies. What if making our world more beautiful, also made it stronger and more resilient?

Climate Change This Week: Electric Microbes, Hot Pledges, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

It takes a few minutes to burn a carbon-storing tree, but up to a century or more to replace it -- a century we don't have to avert catastrophic climate change.

Why Is the New York Times Misleading the Public About a Carbon Tax?

Charles Komanoff | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Charles Komanoff

As the UN climate summit in Paris hits the halfway point, support is building for basing climate policy on carbon taxes.

The Measure of Our Humanity: Nobel Peace Laureates Promote Solutions to Refugee Crisis, Terrorism, Climate Change and Nuclear Annihilation

Jonathan Granoff | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Granoff

Each year the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates organization convenes individuals and organizations which have received the Peace Prize to address critical challenges to peace. It is humbling to serve the Secretariat of this endeavor and be amongst a group of people, many of whom have faced imminent death threats without permitting fear to deter them.

Climate Aid Gone Wrong: A Case Study

Bjørn Lomborg | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home
Bjørn Lomborg

This is a part of the story you won't hear from Greenpeace - but it shows why it's necessary to question when well-meaning people tell us we should give everyone power with today's inefficient green technology.

Paris Plastered With Wanted Posters For 'Climate Criminals'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

A new campaign spearheaded by global advocacy organization Avaaz targets seven fossil fuel lobbyists and climate change skeptics who are in Paris for ...

Turn the Climate Crisis Into a Liveable City Opportunity

Jens-Peter Saul | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Jens-Peter Saul

But the full potential of cities and experts around the world will only be unlocked if there is a clear, ambitious and stable global commitment from governments to fight climate change.

A Historic Climate Win, Keystone XL's Unfinished Business And Obama's Shaky Climate Legacy

Tom Weis | Posted 12.04.2016 | Green
Tom Weis

Knowing few would hold him accountable during the heated presidential race with Mitt Romney, Obama used the campaign as political cover to deliver Keystone South to TransCanada.

How to Boost Climate Action in a Smart and User-driven Way

Kurt Emil Eriksen | Posted 12.04.2016 | Green
Kurt Emil Eriksen

While global leaders address the climate challenge at the COP21 conference in Paris, another challenge - that of healthy buildings - is being somewhat overlooked.

The Climate-Nuclear Nexus: Two Key Threats Endangering Future Generations

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 12.03.2016 | Home
Jakob von Uexkull

Considering that climate change can exacerbate a range of interconnected transnational threats and crises that our generation faces today, such as extreme poverty, hunger, violent conflicts and pandemic disease, meaningful action is urgently needed.

Hope in Paris

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 12.03.2016 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

The bottom line is no matter what path you take to a safe climate, all roads lead to much bigger reductions in coal use as an essential part of the solution. Can we do enough in time to leave a safe world for our kids?

20 Champions Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 12.03.2015 | Science

Even in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, climate change still has its doubters. But luckily for all of us, plenty of powerful people arou...

Tackling Climate Change Is a Profitable Opportunity, Rather Than an Expensive Problem

Bertrand Piccard | Posted 12.02.2016 | Green
Bertrand Piccard

My fear for COP 21 in Paris is that climate change stakeholders will look at taking measures, which will be unacceptable. Developed countries will be asked to pay for the pollution they have caused, while poorer countries will be asked to renounce on economic development to which they are entitled. The result will be wide-scale resistance!

Biomass, Biofuel, Biopower, and Bioenergy: Sound So Cool But Wreck the Climate and Rip Us Off

Ellen Moyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Ellen Moyer, Ph.D.

Climate change is telling us to stop pitching pollution into the atmosphere--in much the same way that the bubonic plague taught our ancestors to stop dumping filth into the streets in the Middle Ages. We listened then, but not now.

The Pope and Cap and Trade

William A. Sundstrom | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
William A. Sundstrom

Pope Francis didn't win many friends among mainstream climate economists when his recent environmental encyclical Laudato Si' condemned the notion of buying and selling carbon credits.

Tackling Climate Change Through Diet Change

Sasha Lyutse | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Sasha Lyutse

Businesses, such as those in the foodservice industry, also have a tremendous opportunity to be on the leading edge of encouraging healthier, climate-friendly diets by shifting away from red meat-heavy menus and offering more plant-based foods.

Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Breakthrough Energy Coalition a global group of private investors, representing several billions in capital, who will support companies that are taking innovative clean-energy ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. BEC will interact with MI.

Public Health Gains Will Follow When Countries Take Steps to Cut Carbon

Flavia Bustreo | Posted 12.01.2016 | Impact
Flavia Bustreo

The health benefits from action to cut carbon emissions are potentially huge -- giving countries a tremendous added incentive to bring health into the equation at COP21 and as they redouble efforts to fight climate change.

War on #ClimateChange: Threat to 'International Peace and Security'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

From desertification to eroding shores, climate change has intensified resource scarcity, poverty and hunger. Vast new waves of migration may have a political ignition, but the fuel is climate change, from Africa to Asia. Somehow, even Syria's conflict can be attributed to the spark of longer-term drought.

Here's What COP21 Can Do for the Climate in 3 Steps

Daniel Mittler | Posted 11.30.2016 | Green
Daniel Mittler

Governments must hear this call and make the climate negotiations demonstrate that human cooperation can solve our common problems. In order to do that, the Paris climate conference must be a starting point for faster and more decisive climate action. Here are three key criteria that governments must meet.