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Tax versus trade is an issue
that has stalked the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over its 10 years of existence, but is fading in importance as the world moves towards increased use of both methods of cutting greenhouse gas ...
change is taking a toll on Texas, and the devastating floods that have killed at least 15 people and left 12 others missing across the state are some of the best evidence yet of that phenomenon, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon ...
The heavy flooding that's overwhelmed Texas and killed more than 30 people has put Sen. Ted Cruz in a bind on climate
The Republican presidential contender has held two press conferences over the past two days to address the ...
change is no longer news to anyone, it can seem like an arbitrary concept; a term bandied about by politicians and cited by campaigners. But its effects, caused by all of us, will be felt by all of us. Scotland -- its wildlife and ...
It was wrong for American Energy Alliance and ExxonMobil to claim that the oil and coal industries are helping people living in poverty in the global south, and it is wrong for Professor Charlie Jeffery to do so too (Why the University of ...
Senator John McCain on Sunday attacked the president for citing climate
change as a threat to national
security, suggesting that the Obama administration’s focus on environmental issue
s was detracting from the fight against Islamic State ...
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...
What is it with Florida Republicans and global warming?
The state that has the most at stake in the near future from global warming-related sea level rise -- with at least $145 billion in property value precariously lying less than 3 ...
"Protecting our environment is an urgent moral imperative and sacred duty for all people of faith and conscience." Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United NationsPope Francis's much anticipated encyclical on the environment and ...
On Wednesday, when President Barack Obama spoke at the US Coast Guard Academy`s commencement ceremony, he called climate
change "an immediate risk to our national
security." In recent months, the Obama administration has repeatedly highlighted ...
To President Barack Obama, climate
change is a threat to national
security. To Jeb Bush, a likely Republican presidential candidate, it's not clear how much humans are to blame for the Earth's fluctuating climate
.In his ongoing effort to ...
President Barack Obama used his commencement speech to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut on Wednesday, to focus on a topic he called an immediate national
security threat: climate
"Climate change will impact ...
For a long time, we’ve been having a pretty confused discussion about the relationship between religious beliefs and the rejection of science -- and especially its two most prominent U.S. incarnations, evolution denial and climate
In the PR trade, it’s known as “dump and run.” If you have bad news, or at least something you hope won’t get too much attention, put it out when people are looking in another direction. The Friday before a long weekend will do nicely.So ...
When President Obama delivered the keynote address at the Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremonies Wednesday, the theme was one he`s been hitting with increasing frequency as he nears the end of his time in office: climate
change. He has ...
President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate
change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national
Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the ...
We have a tendency to view certain public policy issue
s as wars. As in "the war on ... " fill in the blank: drugs, cancer, poverty.
It is often a misleading analogy, but it is meant to get the public to respond to a dire need, just as ...
President Barack Obama had a strong message for graduates of the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut on Wednesday, and all the rest of us too: Global warming is a major security threat.
During a commencement address at the academy, he ...
President Barack Obama will use his commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday to label climate
change as a threat to military readiness and infrastructure, not merely an environmental danger.
The move comes as the ...
School districts in California—and perhaps nationwide—will soon feel increased pressure from parents to teach climate
science in their classrooms.The California State Parent Teacher Association, which represents nearly 1 million parents ...
President Obama warned Wednesday that climate
change is a growing and "serious threat" to national
security, tying severe weather to the rise of Boko Haram and the civil war in Syria.
In his latest bid to turn up political pressure on ...
In Stephen Harper’s government, the Prime Minister makes almost all the important announcements, the ones the Conservatives want the electorate to remember.There are a few exceptions to this practice, as when the Finance Minister delivers ...
change does not respect national
borders. No country, whether rich or poor, developed or developing, can escape the impact of climate
change on its land and its people. Nations, like people, are bound to each other on this Earth, and the ...
Electricity generation and distribution infrastructure in the Western United States must be "climate-proofed" to diminish the risk of future power shortages, according to research by two Arizona State University engineers.
Peru is proposing a huge hydroelectric dam in the Amazon that, if built, will be one of the most powerful on Earth, do significant harm to the environment, and flood the homes of thousands of people.
The proposed mega-dam would be ...