The next round of U.N. climate change talks began in Bonn, Germany -- the final round of midyear negotiations before the 19th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in November.
My son looked at me and simply replied, "You make the sky blue." While his statement was a "bit" of an overstatement, I have not wanted to disappoint him and have dedicated my life to leaving this planet healthy for our children and their children
Despite the fact that ExxonMobil is still a significant contrarian funder, the flurry of media interest in the company's funding agenda sparked by UCS's exposé died down soon after its release and remains feeble to this day. What happened?
Too often the news media have provided a platform for fossil fuel industry-funded think tanks and advocacy groups to make spurious claims about global warming and renewable energy and allowed them to pass themselves off as disinterested parties promoting free markets and limited government.
With news of Keystone and tar sands and coal-crazy China, it's easy to think that renewable energy is going nowhere, but we'd be so wrong. Between 2008 and 2012, the U.S. nearly doubled its renewables capacity.