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Historic U.S, China Climate Agreement Signals a Breakthrough for Wildlife

11/13/2014 // By Jim Murphy

A landmark achievement has occurred in efforts to move climate solutions for wildlife forward.  After years of fits and starts, China and the U.S. – the two countries that account for about 40 percent of the world’s carbon emissions – agreed […] Read more >

December International Climate Talks Offer Glimmer of Hope

10/22/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

A binding international treaty on climate change is what will truly help avert the worst impacts of global warming.  Major treaty talks last year in Copenhagen didn’t get us there, and it would overstate things to say that hopes are high in […] Read more >

Copenhagen Outcome: Not Done Yet

12/18/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Regarding today’s outcome at the Copenhagen climate negotiations, I applaud President Obama for his determination to not let these talks fail and his success working with China. The deal is incomplete and we’re not done yet. […] Read more >

First Sunny Day In Copenhagen

12/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

By: Larry J. Schweiger Here in Copenhagen the sun is shining for the first time in over a week. Inside the Bella Center, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a strong signal that the US is serious. If China agrees […] Read more >

Waking Up to Bold Coffee and Bold Climate Action

9/23/2009 // By Miles Grant

I’m in Pittsburgh this week, covering some G20 events for the National Wildlife Federation. Went down to get some coffee this morning (Starbucks Anniversary Blend – just OK, but better than the Pike Roast, which tastes like coal slurry) and […] Read more >

China Sets Long-Term CO2 Limit For The First Time

8/15/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Leaders in China have, for the first time, indicated how they are approaching their overall greenhouse gas emissions standards.  This is the good news.  But the greater challenge is emissions there will continue to increase under this new guideline for […] Read more >

Is US Falling Behind In Green Energy Race?

8/4/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Two U.S. business leaders think we are and that we must do something about it: Green Stocks Central.com reports: “[August 3rd] in the Washington Post, General Electric (GE) CEO Jeff Immelt and famed venture capitalist John Doerr wrote an op ed […] Read more >

Worldwide Survey: Publics Want More Government Action on Climate Change

8/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A survey of over 18,500 people in 19 nations by WorldPublicOpinion.org has found high levels of public support for government action on addressing climate change. PR-USA.net reports: “A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 19 nations from around the world finds that […] Read more >

High Altitude Wind Energy ‘Hot Spots’ Studied

7/23/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

High altitude wind generation is getting more serious attention these days and a new study assesses some wind energy “hot spots” in the heavens. Stuart Fox at PopSci.com reports: “With the US granting wind power plant leases off the coasts […] Read more >

Will China and India Race Past America on Clean Energy?

7/22/2009 // By Jennifer Jones

OK, so did you catch the irony on this one? In Friday’s Washington Post, Economy and Business section: Top half of the page: Fed Sees Heightened Joblessness Drawing Out Recovery Bottom half of the page: Asian Nations Could Outpace U.S. […] Read more >

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