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China Presents Plan To Slash Heavy Metal Emissions

China Presents Plan To Slash Heavy Metal Emissions

Chinese authorities recently presented a…

The Environment / Global Warming

Are We Headed For Global Warming Collapse?

Jun 26, 2015 at 17:27 | Ron Patterson

This is the first of several posts I will do on Global Collapse. I am not saying, right here anyway, that civilization as we know it…

Oil Industry Can No Longer Ignore Climate Action

May 25, 2015 at 16:23 | Nick Cunningham

Global momentum towards action on climate change is building in the lead up to international negotiations, set to take place later this year in Paris. With the writing on the…

California’s Climate Goals: Realistic Or Just Wishful Thinking?

May 11, 2015 at 17:08 | Colin Chilcoat

 California is not participating in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) – at least not independently – but that won’t stop the state from setting an example. On…

How Much Would Zero Emissions Cost?

Apr 30, 2015 at 18:50 | Colin Chilcoat

In 2014 global carbon emissions totaled 32 gigatonnes (Gt). If you’re counting, that’s roughly 32 Gt too many. Yes, zero, near-zero, or net-zero is what…

The Fatal Flaw In The Climate Change Debate

Apr 14, 2015 at 14:27 | Kurt Cobb

Everyone loves a courtroom drama--especially one that pits a feisty, but a determined criminal defense attorney against the awesome power of a prosecutor who has the…

Is The Paris Climate Conference Doomed To Fail?

Apr 10, 2015 at 17:22 | Colin Chilcoat

The United Nations Climate Change Conference – or Paris 2015 – is just around the corner, seven months to be exact. The goal is ambitious: to develop a viable, and…

Who Will Control The World’s Water: Governments Or Corporations?

Apr 09, 2015 at 16:54 | Michael McDonald

Water is perhaps the world’s most important resource, and one of the most common resources. For decades water was regarded as a common good, and it…

California: A Microcosm For Impending Global Water Crisis

Apr 06, 2015 at 16:17 | Darrell Delamaide

The move by California to require mandatory cuts in water use for the first time in its history has highlighted the world’s looming water crisis and…

The Uncomfortable Truth Behind Flat Carbon Emissions

Mar 31, 2015 at 16:17 | Kurt Cobb

Last week we learned that maybe, just maybe, global carbon emissions were flat in 2014 even though the global economy supposedly grew by 3 percent.…

Is China Exporting Its Pollution?

Mar 13, 2015 at 18:16 | Nick Cunningham

China is in the midst of a historic transformation, and the surprising progress the country has made at energy efficiency has raised hopes that the world…

Climate Security Pits US Military Against Congress

Mar 04, 2015 at 17:10 | Nick Cunningham

A new study concludes that climate change played a role in sparking the civil war in Syria, adding to the body of research showing a climate…

Can We Fix Climate Change With Technology?

Feb 27, 2015 at 15:06 | Nick Cunningham

A report from the National Academy of Sciences concluded that experiments in blotting out the sun in order to reduce the amount of the sun’s…

China Ramps Up Emissions Efforts With New Carbon Market

Feb 04, 2015 at 15:59 | Climate Progress

A man wearing a mask walks past trees shrouded with pollution haze in Beijing, China Thursday, March 27, 2014.  Credit:…

Big Oil Going On The Offensive

Jan 08, 2015 at 15:50 | Michael Klare

Carbon Counterattack:  How Big Oil Is Responding to the Anti-Carbon Moment Around the world, carbon-based fuels are under attack. Increasingly grim economic pressures, growing…

What If The World Can’t Cut Its Carbon Emissions?

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:36 | Roger Andrews

Many people, including more than a few prominent politicians, accept that global warming must be limited to no more than two degrees C above the pre-industrial mean, or a little…

Poor Countries Don’t Care About Climate Change

Dec 16, 2014 at 14:11 | Roger Andrews

The Lima climate talks have just ended. Predictably, no substantive agreement was reached. The nations of the world agreed for the umpteenth time that climate change needs to be fixed…

The $17.6 Trillion Solution To Climate Change

Dec 10, 2014 at 15:02 | Andrew Topf

This week, the world's leaders are gathering in Lima, Peru for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, where they hope to put together a plan for cutting global emissions…

Latest IPCC Findings Undermine Climate Change Claims

Dec 05, 2014 at 16:03 | Roger Andrews

Working Group 2 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released the final version of its contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and…

China’s Emissions Could Negate Global Efforts Against Climate Change

Nov 19, 2014 at 16:26 | Taras Berezowsky

Which contributes more GHG to the atmosphere, red or white? Image credit: Greg Baker for the…

China And US Agree Ambitious New Emissions Deal

Nov 12, 2014 at 16:38 | Climate Progress

Credit: AP Photo / Andy WongU.S. President Barack Obama, right, with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during a…

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