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Copenhagen Summit

Cities need a stronger voice in climate change talks

Marcelo Ebrard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marcelo Ebrard

Negotiators are meeting this week in Bonn, Germany, in an effort to secure a binding agreement on global climate change. However, months after the ta...

Natural Gas: A Made-in-America Opportunity

Regina Hopper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Hopper

As our nation looks to establish its bona fides on clean energy, while putting Americans back to work, one often overlooked domestic resource stands abundantly ready to make a difference: natural gas.

The True Costs of Climate Change

Andrew Guzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Guzman

The conventional view in policy circles is that climate change will cost the U.S. somewhere between 0 and 2 percent of GDP by the year 2100. But a more thorough accounting points to a much heavier price.

Green Nightmare: Burning Biomass is Not Renewable Energy

Jeff Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Gibbs

Ironically, as delegates in Copenhagen are ramping up efforts to preserve forests globally to slow global warming, a technology having the opposite effect is poised to wreak havoc on forests around the world.

Neglected Crops In Copenhagen

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cary Fowler

It is ironic, bordering on the bizarre, that agriculture merits so little attention in the climate change agreement to be finalized at this month's UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

Hope for a Climate Change Solution in the Wake of Copenhagen -- If Governments Can't, People Can

David Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gershon

The political leaders of the world that gathered in Copenhagen had the unenviable responsibility of forging a strategy to pull humankind back from the brink of a dire future.

Dear Copenhagen: What about Women?

Dr. Ana Langer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Ana Langer

As the global architects of a new treaty to combat climate change meet in Copenhagen, they continue to work from a conspicuously incomplete blueprint. It's not too late to draft a new blueprint.

Copenhagen Climate Change Conference and Commitment to the Future

Dilma Rousseff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dilma Rousseff

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is a moment that challenges us and history. The global warming crisis requires robust, concerted and conscientious responses from all governments.

The Failure of the Green Movement

Dex Torricke-Barton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dex Torricke-Barton

Officials in Copenhagen will probably ink a new agreement calling for reductions in global CO2 emissions. But even if the delegates achieve this outcome, it is likely that there will be little to cheer.

The Role of the ICT Industry in Copenhagen and the Climate Change Debate

Engelina Jaspers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Engelina Jaspers

As the UN Climate Change Convention closes its first week in Copenhagen, HP is in attendance to support our global leaders as they work towards an agreement on the reduction of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.

Obama Adviser Signals White House Giving Up On Climate Change Treaty

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Is the Obama administration giving up on reaching a comprehensive international climate change agreement this year? A statement released on Friday by ...