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    December 16, 2014:


    The Lima Accord: A Great Success or More Climate Catastrophe?
    350.org's Co-founder Jamie Henn says nations are not yet committing enough money to thwart climate change, and that next year's Paris conference will be a referendum on the planet's future

      December 16, 2014

    The People's Summit on Climate Change Calls For Energy Democracy
    Public health workers are fighting for the climate crisis to be treated as a public health crisis, and say their demands along with labor are not being addressed at COP20, says Jean Ross of the National Nurses United Council of Presidents.

      December 12, 14

    Quakers Organize National Protest Against PNC
    Activists are drawing attention to PNC's business relations with corporations that fund mountaintop removal coal mining

      December 11, 14

    COP20 Protesters Draw Attention to Corporate Presence at Negotiations
    The final agreement is unlikely to set a plan to phase out fossil fuels, says Chris Williams, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University

      December 19, 14

    A Real Climate Treaty From COP20 Would Phase Out Fossil Fuels
    EcoEquity director Tom Athanasiou says a real split has emerged in the elite on whether to maintain an economy driven by fossil fuels or transition towards low or zero carbon through large-scale infrastructural development

      November 30, 14

    Animal Agriculture: A Neglected Agent of Global Warming?
    The co-producers of the documentary film "Cowspiracy" discuss the environmental impacts of animal agriculture - and why mainstream organizations have been silent about it

      November 20, 14

    Modernizing and Energy Efficiency Could Drastically Reduce CO2 Emissions
    It is absolutely possible to reduce CO2 emissions by making energy plants more effiient in places like China, US and Europe says Professor Giovanni Baiocchi of University of Maryland

      November 6, 14

    IPCC Synthesis Report Stops Short of Naming the Worst Emitters of CO2
    The science is rigorous but the report is a compromise between its findings and the worst emitters, says Professor Giovanni Baiocchi of University of Maryland

      November 4, 14

    Political Will Required to Address the Climate Crisis
    We already have the technology and the solutions; we just need the political will, says economist Rachel Cleetus with the Union of Concerned Scientists.

      November 4, 14

    What to Expect in the IPCC Synthesis Report
    Professor Chris Williams of Pace University says we would need to shut down the fossil fuel industry over the next 20 years to achieve carbon reduction targets

      October 31, 14

    Study Finds Sea Levels Rising at an Unprecedented Rate
    Kurt Lambeck, professor of geophysics and former president of the Australian Academy of Science, says sea levels have risen at an unprecedented rate in the last 150 years, as compared to the 6,000 years preceding it.

      October 21, 14

    Emissions Reduction Impossible without Demilitarizing Foreign Policy
    The Pentagon's new climate change policy does not address the military's contribution to climate change, says researcher Tamara Lorincz

      October 16, 14

    Pollution Inequality and Income Inequality
    Low-income communities and communities of color are disproportionately impacted by pollution across the United States, according to a new study by economist James K. Boyce

      October 16, 14

    Global Warming Reducing Fisheries and Destroying Livelihoods
    Prof. Rashid Sumaila, Fisheries Centre, Univ. of B.C. says ocean temperatures occurring at a much faster rate than scientists had previously predicted

      October 12, 14

    Natural Gas is No Solution for Reducing CO2
    Relying on Natural Gas as a "Bridge Fuel" is a mistake because it delays the development of renewable energy and does not reduce emissions significantly enough, says Christine Shearer, post-doctoral scholar of Earth System Science at UC Irvine

      October 6, 14

    New Evidence Links Global Heat Waves to Climate Change
    Meteorologist Jeff Masters explains the latest evidence linking man-made climate change to record heat waves and extreme weather across the world

      October 5, 14

    Mobilizing Youth Through Hip Hop To Fight Climate Change
    The Hip Hop Caucus, led by Reverend Lennox Yearwood, releases their "Coming Home" album in effort to promote climate change awareness in the upcoming generation

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (2/2)
    CDP executive director Nigel Topping and Dr. Steffen Boehm of the University of Essex continue their debate about the effectiveness of carbon pricing in bringing down global greenhouse gas emissions

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (1/2)
    After the World Bank and more than a thousand global companies sign on to carbon pricing, Dr. Steffen Boehm of University of Essex and CDP Executive Director Nigel Topping debate its effectiveness in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

      October 3, 14

    Taking the Wind Out of the Sails For a Legally Binding Climate Agreement
    Janet Redman, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies' Climate Change Program, says the UN Climate Summit was a preview of how the private sector will drive the agenda during the next round of official negotiations on climate change

      October 3, 14

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