Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris international climate treaty. Of course, 75% of Pittsburgh […]

The American people – not Big Oil – must decide our climate future | Senator Bernie Sanders and Mark Jacobson

We must aggressively transition our energy system away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable energy solutions. And we need to do so now The debate facing our world today is not whether we need to address climate change. That debate is far, far behind us. The issue is how to address climate change – […]

The Drastic Effects of Trump’s Reversal of Obama-Era Climate Regulations

The People's Climate March on Saturday will protest the Trump administration's pro-climate change policies of increasing U.S. carbon dioxide and methane emissions. The U.S. committed at Paris to reducing its emissions by 1/4 of 2005 levels by 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. View full post on Wind Power News

Doctors Get Involved in Climate Change Fight

Heatstroke. Asthma. Zika. Climate change is helping illness and disease spread and become more common, a new consortium of medical groups said Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

A Worsening Political Climate

Ten years ago Monday, George W. Bush-you know, the last Republican to slide into the Oval Office without winning the popular vote- delivered his second-to-last State of the Union Address, and for the first time in a Bush SOTU speech, he acknowledged the reality of a problem that most of his party regarded as a […]

IEA chief Fatih Birol eyes Donald Trump risk, says renewables critical in climate fight

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Climate change in 2016: the good, the bad, and the ugly | John Abraham

2016 wasn’t all bad news for the climate, but it was ugly toward the end This past year had so many stories involving human-caused climate change – it will be forever in our memories. Here is a summary of some of the high points, from my perspective. When I say “high points” I don’t necessarily […]

Gore says U.S. climate curbs on track, hopes Trump will surprise

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said. Gore, a climate activist who will lead a 24-hour televised marathon on Dec. 5-6 about global efforts to […]

Through climate change denial, we’re ceding global leadership to China

Remember when China was the climate-action outcast, the obstacle standing in the way of progress in the global fight against a warming planet? What a difference a few years – and an election – can make. Over the past few weeks, world leaders, delegates to the climate change conference in Marrakech and activists everywhere have […]