Climate change is starting to wreak damages across the world, showing us vividly that our failure to act has consequences. This damage will only get worse if we fail to do even more to reduce climate pollution.
The Senate confirmed Senator John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. Senator Kerry understands that the impacts of climate change are severe and th...
The island of Mindanao in the Philippines couldn't be much farther away from New York City, but this week they've been inextricably linked by tragedy.
Global climate negotiations in Doha are nearing their conclusion and the talks are, as ever, beset by myriad divisions between rich nations and poor ones, between established economies and up-and-comers, and between, well, the United States and just about everyone else.
The high-level portion of the COP begins today. Youth -- half the worlds' population -- must wait outside the negotiating rooms to see what future reality awaits them.
"Energy is available in abundance and we have all the technologies -- proven and ready to be rolled out -- that we need to harness it."
We can no longer tolerate a situation in which the United States and China portray themselves as opponents but actually provide each other with the rationale to pursue their environmentally destabilizing trajectories.
Think world leaders need to finally phase-out the fossil fuel subsidies that are helping to drive global warming and tilting the incentive away from clean energy investments?
According to NASA, in 90 years most of Earth's land that is not covered by ice or desert is projected to undergo at least a 30 percent change in plant cover -- changes that will require people and animals to adapt and even relocate.
This year the lanyards given out by the environmental groups have a famous Nelson Mandela quote that is quite fitting for the current state of pl...
There's an ironic smile hovering in the air after the haggling in Durban, South Africa. In a season of giving, negotiators at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change hoarded.
Hundreds of people marched through the halls of the UN Climate Talks this afternoon to demand that negotiators not sign a "death sentence" in Durban.
It is easy to reconcile the act of waiting until 2020 in an air-conditioned hall. It is easy to vote against the Kyoto Protocol when you've never pulled your children out of the remains of your house after a rainstorm washed it away.
The time has come for the U.S. to stand aside. If it is not willing to save lives, save jobs, and save whole ecosystems, then it should get out of the way and let those who are willing move on.
Canadian youth activists in Durban organized a bake-sale to protest against the government's pro-oil company polices that appear to be dictating its performance at the U.N. climate talks in Durban.
Durban is a symbol of what people power can achieve and these next two weeks are without a doubt the right time for that legacy to grow.