climate change

Copenhagen Days 8-10 (Earth Hour, Final Conversations)

Wednesday, December 16 (Day 8) On my way to the Earth Hour event at Copenhagen's city hall square, I marveled at how many people ride their bikes through the city, … Read more

Copenhagen Days 6-7 (“A Nuclear Renaissance?”)

Monday, December 14 (Day 6) When I arrived on the platform outside of the Bella Center this morning, something was noticeably different. There was a line, actually two lines, at … Read more

There’s No Place Like Home

By Larry J. Schweiger When Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz clicked the heels of her ruby slippers three times and said “there’s no place like home,” she meant there’s … Read more

Swiftflop: Polluter-Pushed Scandal Fails to Slow Support for Climate Action

A new poll released by the National Wildlife Federation is revealing that Swifthack hasn’t moved the needle with voters. Read more

Copenhagen Outcome: Not Done Yet

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 … Read more

The Real Story on Climate Finance

By Larry J. Schweiger As we await word here in Copenhagen about a possible climate deal, Eric Haxthausen with The Nature Conservancy highlights in his National Journal blog “The Real … Read more

Obama to Copenhagen: Ladies and Gentlemen, There is No Time to Waste

By Larry J. Schweiger Here is the Full Transcript of President Obama’s remarks to Copenhagen climate talks as he delivered them today. Remarks by the President at the Morning Plenary … Read more

Undemocratic Curtailing of Access to Climate Talks

Download CEO_UNFCCC_Civil_Society_letter_final_12-16-09[1] By Larry J. Schweiger Access for nongovernmental organizations to the climate talks in the Bella Center in Copenhagen continues to be severely limited.  In response to this undemocratic … Read more

Copenhagen Days 2-3 (China-US Youth Workshop, Biodiversity and Alternative Energy in the Developing World)

Thursday, December 12 (Day 2) One of the issues with getting new, clean technology into developing countries has been the worry that giving this equipment away often leads to misuse. … Read more

Copenhagen Climate Event Livestream

By Larry J. Schweiger Livestreamed Copenhagen Event at http://fora.tv/live/gmf/Credible_Global_Carbon_Market.  At 9:00am (CET) on Wednesday, December 16, the German Marshall Fund and the Nicholas Institute at Duke University will livestream an … Read more