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Climate Change Conference Calls on US for Reduction Targets

This post was written by Stacy Feldman (reporting from Barcelona, Spain), and originally published at SolveClimate. The United States must deliver concrete mid-term greenhouse gas reduction targets by next month or it will destroy efforts to achieve a framework for a global climate change deal in Copenhagen, United Nations climate chief Yvo de Boer said […]

November 3rd

Why Businesses (Big and Small) Should Support Climate Action

By Mindy S. Lubber, president of Ceres, a leading U.S. coalition of investors, environmental groups and other public interest organizations working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change. Originally published at SolveClimate. Tom Benson, owner of the World’s Largest Laundromat in Berwyn, Ill., is tired of listening to conservative industry groups’ […]

May 22nd

SolveClimate: Universities Start Tailoring Degrees to Green Jobs

Image credit: Jack Dempsey and NREL/DOE Written by Renee Cho and published on May 10, 2009, at SolveClimate. [social_buttons]Green jobs go far beyond the hands-on renewable energy and energy efficiency work that the Obama administration emphasizes with each new project and grant announcement. To deal with the effects of climate change, jobs will be springing […]

May 11th

SolveClimate: Tom Delay & the EPA

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Friday, April 17, at SolveClimate. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced today that she has determined that greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to the public health and welfare. The next step is a 60-day comment period, but once that endangerment finding becomes official, it will mark a […]

April 17th

SolveClimate: Media Savvy Youth are Blogging Coal to Death

Editor’s note: This post was written by Rachel Barge, and originally published on Tuesday, March 31, at SolveClimate. We all know young people have a handle on the Internet like no other demographic. My generation grew up playing computer games, had PC literacy classes in elementary school, and secretly hijacked the internet for music pirating […]

April 3rd

SolveClimate: Biochar and George Monbiot’s Misguided Rant

Editor’s note: This post was written by Max Ajl, and originally published on Wednesday, March 25, at SolveClimate. A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the possibilities of biochar – burning organic waste, such as wood chips, left-over crop residue or even manure at extremely low oxygen levels and high temperatures in order to produce […]

March 27th