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The Sun Also Rises: Saudi Arabia's Future Lies in Renewables

Rachael Willis | Posted 04.15.2017 | Green
Rachael Willis

Earlier this month, Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced that the Kingdom is in the process of building a two trillion dollars Public Investment Fund (PIF) funded, in part, by an IPO of the state-run oil company Aramco.

Implementing the Paris Accords: A Progress Report

Carl Pope | Posted 01.20.2017 | Green
Carl Pope

At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.

Dear 'Wall Street Journal': Bill Gates Is Not an Idiot

R.F. Hemphill | Posted 11.18.2016 | Media
R.F. Hemphill

Every so often, the Journal just can't help itself, and it has to publish something really nutty about energy. For some reason they hate renewable energy, and continue to ignore facts and data and trends that I can easily find just by reading a couple of free digital newsletters.

Cooperation, Ingenuity Needed To Halt Climate Catastrophe

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Carbon emissions have been rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But they’ll ha...

Are Transition Plans Code for Climate Change Backtracking?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The USDA Forest Service is pushing through the sale of nearly 6,200 acres of Tongass rainforest's old growth timber for 10-15 years of logging. Only a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department investigation is forestalling the tragic event.

The Spiritually Urgent Response To Our Ecological Crisis

Chris Fici | Posted 01.26.2013 | Religion
Chris Fici

It is our call to create a sense of urgency infused with compassion and wisdom that can take us beyond the obvious fear we face when encountering this truth.

Europe's Carbon Choice

Michael Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Jacobs

Not so long ago, radical long-term emissions targets looked like airy promises without much technological or economic basis.

Don't Mention the Climate Debt

Patrick McCully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick McCully

The high polluters have gotten wealthy using up the available carbon budget of the atmosphere and should compensate the low polluters for the damage caused.

Democracy and Global Warming

Jennifer Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jennifer Schneider

On Saturday, 100 citizens from various ethnic, socioeconomic and political backgrounds are scheduled to gather at the School of Mines. They will be voting on climate resolutions throughout the day.