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Copenhagen Climate Summit

Rachel Kyte, World Bank: "Paris and Beyond, What Will You Do?"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

This year alone, at least 350,000 refugees have fled civil war and terror to seek a better life in Europe. And, according to the Vice President of the World Bank Rachel Kyte, this is a mere harbinger of what the near future holds.

Sustainable Development: An Agenda for India

Samarth Pathak | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Samarth Pathak

This is a historic opportunity for India to take the lead in shaping the global sustainability agenda. Backed by a strong electoral mandate, the new Indian government has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency in its endeavor to pursue a low-carbon growth model.

State Sen. Downing Pioneers a Fossil Fuel Divestment Strategy for MA Pension Fund

Stacy Clark | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

You've read the headlines. Whether it's the exponential melt of glaciers, declining crop yields, loss of biodiversity, super-storms powered by warming oceans, or the increasing vulnerability of drinking water supplies to contamination, we are living well beyond our means.

Review: The urgency of The Island President

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Island President may already be too late, in terms of the changes it hopes to effect. But Nasheed remains a courageous and inspiring figure, particularly now that he's been forced from office by stand-ins for the kind of forces he has been trying to combat.

Countdown to 2012: The Road to Rio +20

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Will this turn out to be another "Copenhagen moment" for the climate movement? With record levels of carbon emissions creating fears of increased warming, it's certain Rio +20 will present a moment for decisive action.

D.C. Tax Day Tea Party Features Lord "Hitler Youth" Monckton and Cast of Koch Industries' Favorites

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Lord Christopher Monckton, infamous for his "Hitler Youth" comments at the Copenhagen climate summit, is among the guest speakers at this week's Tax Day Tea Party in Washington, DC.

Greenpeace Unmasks Koch Industries' Funding of Climate Denial Industry

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Since 1997, Koch Industries and its PACs have given nearly $50 million to climate change-denying groups like Americans for Prosperity, known for its role in organizing the tea party movement.

Theft of Climate Scientists' Emails was a Highly Sophisticated Job, British Scientist Says

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The UK’s former chief scientist believes that the 2009 theft of hundreds of emails from the University of East Anglia was carried out by professionals -- perhaps a foreign intelligence agency.

All Real Scientists Are Climate Skeptics

Peter Kelemen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Kelemen

The emails stolen from climate researchers at East Anglia University and released online may say a lot about some scientists, but they also reveal much about the dangerous political atmosphere.

After Copenhagen, Developing Nations Continue to Lead

Grist | Geoffrey Lean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rapidly industrializing developing countries are pressing ahead with their plans to reduce the growth in their carbon emissions, despite the failure t...

Why Developing Countries Cannot Afford Failure in Copenhagen

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In contrast to the developing world's clear, specific position, the E.U. seems to act as if these climate change negotiations just started, as if talks haven't been going on for years since Kyoto.

The US Chamber of Commerce Is Killing the Copenhagen Climate Treaty

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has already done everything it can to kill the chances of a legally binding agreement emerging from the Copenhagen climate change summit.

Help Wanted: Mexican Drug Kingpin

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Mexico's drug-related violence will not end with the death of drug kingpin Beltran Leyva. Until we recognize that the U.S.-led global war on drugs is the systemic cause of the carnage, violence will intensify.

Climate Denial Industry Costs Us $500 Billion a Year

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Nearly all point the finger at the US for delaying a global agreement on climate change. But if they want to find the real culprit, they have no look no further than the US coal and oil industry.