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Greenhouse Gas Limits

US-China Bilateral Climate Agreement--Troubling Aspects

John J. Berger | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
John J. Berger

The U.S.-China accord has glaring shortcomings that illustrate the perils of voluntary pledges, each nation operating in its own autonomous emissions bubble and on its own schedule, impervious to any absolute global emission and temperature limit.

Why Voluntary Pledges Won't Save the Climate

John J. Berger | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

Global GHG emissions are rising ever more rapidly today, and carbon dioxide concentrations are already at their highest levels in millions of years, far above any ever encountered in human history.

Kate Sheppard

Whatever Happened To All That Enthusiasm For 'Clean Coal?' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't that long ago that "clean coal" was all the rage. John McCain touted it on the campaign trail in 2008. So did Barack Obama. Th...

Majority Of Americans Say U.S. Should Limit Greenhouse Gases: Poll

Washington Post | Steven Mufson and Jennifer Agiesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three-quarters of Americans think the federal government should regulate the release into the atmosphere of greenhouse gases from power plants, cars a...