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Oil is a Bad Investment

01/21/2016 08:35:00 AM

Oil is decried by environmentalists as the leading cause of climate change investors are coming to the realization that holding oil is a dangerous proposition. While there are many factors at play, the 18 month slide and low price forecasts combine t > read more

Climate Focus at The World Economic Forum in Davos

01/20/2016 13:04:00 PM

The World Economic Forum (WEF)in Davos is once again bringing its considerable resources to bear on the problem of climate change. This annual meeting has become a grand event that attracts some of the most powerful people and organizations in the wo > read more

Climate and Energy Excerpts from the Fourth Democratic Primary Debate

01/19/2016 10:32:00 AM

Three candidates met for the fourth Democratic debate hosted by NBC News and YouTube and moderated by anchor Lester Holt. The debate took place in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday January 17th. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont > read more

Dr. King and the Nexus Between Civil Rights and the Environment

01/19/2016 07:37:00 AM

Yesterday we celebrated the life of one of the greatest people ever to walk on American soil. Decades after his untimely murder, Martin Luther King continues to breathe life into a new civil rights movement. that includes the right to a healthy envir > read more

Republican Climate Avoidance and the Sixth GOP Debate

01/18/2016 10:47:00 AM

Republican candidates for president seem to think that if you ignore the climate crisis American voters won't notice. During the sixth Republican debate there was no mention of climate change or global warming, the COP21 deal, renewable energy, cle > read more

Event - Solar Power Finance and Investment Summit 2016

01/17/2016 11:36:00 AM

This years summit features two events over three days. Solar Power Executive Briefing will take place on March 22, 2016 and the Summit will take place on March 23 and 24, 2016 in San Diego, California.These are the leading networking and deal-making > read more

Event - 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Advancing the Clean Trillion

01/17/2016 06:56:00 AM

This event will take place on January 27, 2016. > read more

EV Batteries: Declining Cost and Improving Energy Density (Videos)

01/16/2016 14:54:00 PM

The declining cost of batteries used to power electric vehicles (EVs) is critical to their widespread adoption. Battery price points are declining rapidly and 2015 was a groundbreaking year for stationary batteries and EV battery price points hit a n > read more

The Declining Price of Stationary Energy Storage

01/15/2016 10:31:00 AM

Last year was a big year for battery storage and 2016 promises to be even bigger. Energy storage is an integral part of strategic efforts to reduce costs and cut carbon emissions. They also improve the security and resiliency of power supplies. Bet > read more

Optimistic Predictions for Climate Action in the Wake of the COP21 Deal

01/14/2016 09:57:00 AM

Last year was a breakthrough year for environmental action and the future looks bright for the coming year. In 2015, we saw a slate of bold carbon reduction efforts from President Obama and other world leaders. However, the crowning achievement of 20 > read more

Climate and Energy Excerpts from President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

01/13/2016 22:58:00 PM

In less than half an hour President Obama made it clear that combating climate change is both a legacy issue and an unavoidable issue for future Presidents. As expected his final State of the Union Address was anything but timid. Here are some cli > read more

COP21 Deal Signals the End of Fossil Fuels and the beginning of an Era of Unprecedented Growth for Renewables

12/30/2015 16:01:00 PM

The Paris climate deal erases any doubt that fossil fuels will be replaced by renewable energy. Even before the start of COP21, the world had already begun to accept that the end of fossil fuels and the dawn of a low carbon economy powered by renewab > read more

Market Reaction to COP21 Deal: Fossil Fuels Crash while Renewables Soar

12/28/2015 17:46:00 PM

As predicted renewable energy stocks soared while fossil fuel holding have continued their slide after the announcement of the COP21 agreement. At the Paris climate summit a total of 195 countries effectively agreed to end fossil fuels and transitio > read more

Event - GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo

12/27/2015 13:11:00 PM

This event will start on Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:00 AM and run until Sunday, October 23, 2016 5:00 PM. It will take place at the Sacramento Convention Center, in Sacramento, CA, United States. This is the premier gathering to learn about the la > read more

Event - Environmental Leader 2016 Conference

12/27/2015 09:05:00 AM

This event takes place on June 21-23, 2016 at the Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center, 7800 East Tufts Avenue, Denver, Colorado, USA, 80237. This conference is brought to you by Business Sector Media & Environmental Leader, whose websites, newsletters, re > read more

Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Renewable Energy Post COP21 (Infographic)

12/26/2015 13:17:00 PM

One of the most important things we can do to curb climate change is to end fossil fuel subsidies. > read more

Happy Holidays from the Green Market Oracle

12/25/2015 02:13:00 AM

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Record Heat Dominates Christmas Weather

12/24/2015 13:03:00 PM

Record breaking heat and the absence of snow will make this a Christmas to remember in the eastern portion of North America. Cities from Florida all the way up to Canada are expected to shatter heat records on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. In many > read more

Saudi Arabia is on the COP21 Naughty List

12/23/2015 12:25:00 PM

Saudi Arabia continued to block climate action at the Paris climate talks. The COP21 negotiations were marked by opposition from oil-producing states like Russia and Venezuela, but no country was more focused on trying to scuttle the talks than Saudi > read more

COP21 Naughty List: Republicans Presidential Contenders

12/22/2015 16:37:00 PM

Republicans vying for the presidential nomination have all opposed the COP21 climate accord. Republicans have a well earned reputation for denying the veracity of climate change and opposing anything with a "clean" prefix (energy air and water). The > read more

Republican Attempt to Kill the Clean Power Plan Vetoed

12/21/2015 14:29:00 PM

As expected President Obama vetoed Republican attempts to dismantle his administration's efforts to combat air pollution and climate change. The vetoes came only one week after the signing of the COP21 climate agreement in Paris. The President played > read more

Climate and Clean Energy in the Third Democratic Presidential Debate

12/21/2015 08:40:00 AM

Watching the third Democratic debate, the conspicuous absence of any questions on climate change could have led viewers to think they had tuned into a Republican debate. Although not a single question was asked about climate change, which is startlin > read more

Event - Ceres Conference 2016: Business Not as Usual: Sustainability in an Age of Disruption

12/20/2015 18:00:00 PM

Ceres Conference 2016 will take place on May 4-5, 2016 in Boston, MA. This long-standing conference covers general trends and opportunities in sustainable business. Each year the Ceres Conference brings together more than 600 corporate sustainability > read more

Event - Earth Day Food & Wine: Grown for the Greater Good

12/20/2015 10:54:00 AM

This event will take place on April 22-24, 2016 at Castoro Cellars, 1315 North Bethel Rd., Templeton, CA 93465. The 10th Annual Earth Day Food & Wine Weekend celebrates the Central Coast’s sustainable food and wine culture, highlighting a green lif > read more

The COP21 Climate Deal and the Crucial Role of Obama's Leadership (Video)

12/19/2015 15:23:00 PM

Under the leadership of President Barack Obama the US played a salient role in securing an agreement at the recent COP21 climate talks in Paris. History will record that the US President was a pivotal figure who helping to craft a positive outcome a > read more

Climate and Environment in President Obama's Year-End Press Conference (Video)

12/19/2015 08:18:00 AM

At a year-end press conference on December 18th, President Obama remarked on progress on a number of fronts job growth, health care, terror, Iran, Syria and of course climate change. The President said he's "never been more optimistic about a year ah > read more

US Energy Efficiency Standards to Prevent 3 Gigatons of GHGs by 2030

12/18/2015 17:16:00 PM

A new Energy Department efficiency standard is helping President Obama to live up to his emissions reduction pledge at COP21 and make fighting climate change the priority issue for the remainder of his term. The amended energy conservation standards > read more

Republican's Failed Attempts to Undermine the COP21 Climate Agreement

12/17/2015 17:26:00 PM

Republicans in Congress did what they could to scuttle a climate deal at COP21. Just as Republicans are expert in sewing doubt about the scientific veracity of climate change they tried to cast doubt on US support for a climate agreement at COP21. R > read more

Deadly Decreases in Oxygen from Climate Change

12/16/2015 20:48:00 PM

A new even more devastating corollary of climate change has been discovered. The impacts of climate change are diverse ranging from sea level rise to extreme weather. Now we can add oxygen depletion to that list. While we can avoid flooding from risi > read more

Environment and Climate in the Republican Spending Bill: Oil Exports in Exchange for Clean Energy, Air, Water, and Green Climate Funding

12/16/2015 10:17:00 AM

Democrats made a deal with the devil that saw them offer support for oil exports in exchange for Republican support for renewable energy, clean air and water and assistance to poorer nations to help them manage climate change.The $1.1 trillion spendi > read more

Unpacking the COP21 Paris Climate Agreement (Infographic)

12/15/2015 14:08:00 PM

There is a lot of information in the 31 page climate agreement reached at COP21 in Paris. Here is an infographic from Climate Tracker that helps to unpack some of the more salient items in the historic deal. The highlights of the key topics include t > read more

The COP21 Agreement is a Momentous Leap Forward

12/14/2015 07:19:00 AM

The agreement signed in Paris is the most significant achievement in the history of climate action.. The world has come together to agree on a > read more

Event - The 2016 Ashoka U Exchange Conference

12/13/2015 20:55:00 PM

This event will take place on February 26-28, 2016 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. This is a participant-driven conference for higher education leaders to advance social innovation on campus.The Ashoka U Exchange is the world’s largest convenin > read more

Event - 2016 International Corporate Citizenship Conference

12/13/2015 12:04:00 PM

This event will take place on March 20-22, 2016 in Atlanta, GA. This is an exclusive event for corporate citizenship practitioners and industry leaders. Effective corporate citizenship is about making a better world—a better world in which to do bu > read more

Event - 2016 GreenBiz Forum

12/13/2015 08:16:00 AM

The eighth annual GreenBiz Forum will take place on February 23-25, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Camelback Marriott Resort. This event is presented in partnership with The Sustainability Consortium and The Walton Sustainability Solutions Initia > read more

Being Hopeful About the COP21 Climate Deal (Video)

12/12/2015 11:18:00 AM

After more than 12 days of negotiations, a final draft climate deal text was unveiled at COP21 in Paris. This most recent draft took more than 20 years and it is expected that it will be signed this afternoon. The deal was aided by strong leadership > read more

Breaking: We Have a Final Draft Climate Agreement at COP21

12/12/2015 07:43:00 AM

Sixteen hours after the scheduled conclusion of the COP21 climate talks an agreement on the final draft of the document has been reached. The language in this draft has been more than twenty years in the making and over the course of the last two wee > read more

As We Near the End of COP21 People are Demanding Climate Action

12/11/2015 09:55:00 AM

As COP21 is in its final hours people around the world are waiting with baited breath for the signing of an ambitious agreement. The people have spoken, they want change and they are demanding that their political leaderships deliver. As reported by > read more

Our Future can be Powered Entirely by Solar Energy (Infographic)

12/10/2015 17:18:00 PM

There have been a growing number of studies which indicate that we can meet all of our energy needs with renewable energy and at least one indicates that solar energy alone can provide all the power we need. Renewable energy is critical to our effort > read more

Optimism at COP21 Despite Disagreements on the Meaning of Differentiated Responsibilities

12/10/2015 08:01:00 AM

Hope for a climate deal is alive and well at COP21 despite different interpretations of common but differentiated responsibilities. As we approach the finish line for COP21 there have been a number of positive developments, however obstacles remain > read more

Canadian Leadership at COP21

12/09/2015 07:03:00 AM

The new Liberal government breathes life into Canada's involvement with international climate negotiations. Under the newly elected federal Liberal party Canada has done a 180 on climate action. In a radical departure from the previous Conservative g > read more

COP21 Compact of States and Regions Pledges Emissions Reductions Equivalent to China's Annual Output

12/08/2015 17:50:00 PM

A number of state and regional governments have come together and pledged bold climate action at COP21. Together these states and regions have agreed to reduce their emissions output 12.4 GtC02e by 2030. To put that number into perspective that is eq > read more

Be Part of History: Help Make COP21 a Success

12/07/2015 10:18:00 AM

As we head into the final stretch of the COP21 climate talks taking place in Paris we need to continue to put pressure on world leaders to realize the long awaited dream of a global climate agreement. The goal is in sight and we must keep working to > read more

Event - Watch the Sustainable Innovation Forum (COP21)

12/07/2015 06:55:00 AM

Watch a live stream of Climate Action and UNEP's Sustainable Innovation Forum, taking place on the 7th and 8th of December.Over 75 leading speakers including Ministers, Mayors and global CEOs will discuss innovation and the green economy, commencing > read more

Event - Inclusive Green Growth Partnership Signing Ceremony

12/06/2015 09:24:00 AM

The launch of a new global partnership designed to boost green growth financing will take place on Monday, December 7, 2015, 15:30 - 18:30, at the Korea Pavilion, UN Blue Zone, COP21 Paris, France. > read more

A Guide to COP21 and Clean Energy Solutions from 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth (Video)

12/05/2015 12:26:00 PM

A special two-hour presentation of 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching has been created in support of efforts to secure a global climate agreement at COP21 in Paris. This presentation is both a field guide to the conference and > read more

Al Gore Says COP21 Will be a Turning Point in Global Policy (Video)

12/05/2015 07:53:00 AM

Nobel laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore said that he expects the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) will be a turning point in global policy. Gore made these remarks last spring at Austin's annual South by Southwest festival > read more

Throne Speech Reiterates Canada's Commitment to Climate Action

12/04/2015 19:11:00 PM

In his first throne speech, the newly elected Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his campaign promises, including his government's commitment to combating climate change. Last month when Trudeau shared his mandate letters he indicated > read more

Renewable are Unstoppable: Prodigious Growth and Even Better Forecasts

12/03/2015 07:02:00 AM

Renewable energy has been steadily growing and future projections are nothing short of meteoric. While renewables are already doing well they can be expected to grow at a far faster pace going forward. A positive outcome at the ongoing COP21 climate > read more

COP21 and Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets

12/02/2015 12:33:00 PM

As the world pursues a global climate deal at COP21 in Paris a new report suggests more than 2 trillion worth of fossil fuel projects are at risk of being stranded. If we are to seriously attempt to keep warming below the internationally agreed upon > read more

COP21 History and Guides

12/02/2015 07:32:00 AM

More than two decades have passed since the first Conference of the Parties (COP) meeting on climate change. There is a long history and a more than a bit of complexity associated with these climate negotiations. Despite outstanding issues that have > read more

The Science of Climate Change - Environment Canada Report

12/01/2015 18:46:00 PM

Here are some excerpts from the presentation given to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the provincial Premiers at the recent summit on the eve of their departure for COP21 in Paris.The report says that the evidence for anthropogenic warming > read more

COP21 Starts With Pledges of Action from World Leaders

12/01/2015 07:11:00 AM

On Monday November 29th more than 190 countries led by 150 heads of state took part in the start of the most important climate talks in history. Prior to the opening of the climate summit more than 4000 companies, cities, regions and investors have a > read more

President Obama's Address at the Opening Session of COP21

11/30/2015 16:09:00 PM

In a passionate plea for climate action at the opening session of COP21, US President Barack Obama called on world leaders and delegates to resolve their differences and deliver a global agreement. > read more

COP21 is an Unprecedented Turning Point

11/30/2015 08:20:00 AM

On November 30th, the world will come together in Paris for the start of the most important climate talks ever. After more than two decades of negotiations, the expectations are high and global leaders appear to be ready to sign a comprehensive clima > read more

Event - The 2016 AIPH International Green City Conference

11/29/2015 12:04:00 PM

This event takes place in Vancouver from 14 – 18 March 2016. The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) invites all those with an interest in improving cities to experience the fusion of green and urban at the 2016 AIPH Interna > read more

Event - The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15)

11/29/2015 08:03:00 AM

The Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15) will take place on December 7 - 8, 2015 at the Stade de France (gate E) in Paris. This is the largest business focused event at COP21. Building on year-round work from Climate Action and the UN Environment Pro > read more

Everything You Need to Know About COP21 (Video)

11/28/2015 16:17:00 PM

COP21 will commence on Monday November 30 and conclude on December 11. These discussions will take place in Paris and they will be joined by representatives of more than 190 nations. It is by far the most important round of climate talks and perhaps > read more

Tell World Leaders that we Want Bold Climate Action at COP21 (Video)

11/28/2015 11:11:00 AM

The COP21 climate talks are scheduled to commence on Monday November 30 offers us our last best hope of reigning in climate change. Before these talks conclude on December 11, world leaders must hammer out a global climate agreement that will radica > read more

COP21: March4Me (Video)

11/28/2015 08:41:00 AM

Following the tragic attacks on November 13, mass marches and demonstrations around the COP21 climate summit in Paris have been prohibited by the French authorities. But everywhere around the world, mobilisation for our climate and a massive energy t > read more

Thanksgiving and Environmental Gratitude

11/27/2015 08:08:00 AM

This year Thanksgiving takes on a special meaning as we count the days to the beginning of COP21 and a hoped for global climate deal. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to deepen commitments to greener living and more sustainable business practices. Th > read more

Happy Thanksgiving from the Green Market Oracle

11/26/2015 12:23:00 PM

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and people across the nation are celebrating by coming together to give thanks. Traditionally Thanksgiving is the holiday long weekend when people get together to celebrate the bounty of the fall harvest. Th > read more

Canadian PM and Provinces Unified for COP21

11/26/2015 08:14:00 AM

On Monday November 23 Canadian premiers met with the Prime Minister to discuss a national strategy on climate change ahead of COP21. Provincial leaders will be attending the December climate talks alongside the Prime Minister. Although emissions redu > read more

What Canadian Provinces are Doing to Combat Climate Change

11/25/2015 08:25:00 AM

Climate action is largely a provincial matter in Canada. This is the view of both the former Conservative government and the newly elected Liberals. This means that provincial and territorial climate plans are crucially important to Canada's collecti > read more

Alberta's New Climate Plan is a Quantum Leap Forward

11/24/2015 07:53:00 AM

The new NDP government in Alberta led by Premier Rachel Notley has announced sweeping reforms to the province's energy sector that are intended to balance the economic concerns with climate concerns. The plan includes an economy-wide price on carbon, > read more

Saskatchewan to Get Half of its Energy from Renewables

11/23/2015 19:37:00 PM

Last week Brad Wall the premiere of Saskatchewan announced that his province will get half of its energy from renewables by 2030. This includes a combination of wind, solar and geothermal energy. To achieve this goal the province will have to double > read more

Financial Losses Associated with Fossil Fuels

11/23/2015 07:56:00 AM

The losses associated with fossil fuels are staggering and it is not just oil producing states and companies that are feeling the heat. Pension funds going long on oil are getting killed as they hope that prices will rebound.With oil prices around $5 > read more

Course - Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability

11/22/2015 11:39:00 AM

Online training to receive a Diploma on Corporate Sustainability will take place on Friday November 27th, 2015. This training is from Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) and it is Certified by IEMA.This is a certified online course for all p > read more

Event - Global Climate March

11/22/2015 08:35:00 AM

The Global Climate March will take place on November 28th and 29th, 2015. People will come together at nearly 2000 locations around the world for a series of marches and peaceful actions. The aim is to draw together the voices of hundreds of thousand > read more

Energy Solution: Free Electric - Game Changing Stationary Bike (Video)

11/21/2015 12:01:00 PM

Free Electric offers a powerful solution to the burgeoning global demand for energy. This energy innovation can radically reduce emissions while increasing access to electricity for poor people all over the world.Access to electrical power with zero > read more

Landmark Court Decisions Acknowledge Citizen Rights to a Healthy Climate (Video)

11/21/2015 08:19:00 AM

Ordinary citizens including children are using the courts to force governments to act on climate change. A number of lawsuits and some early judgements suggests that the courts may be able to spur significant climate action. In August a group of 21 c > read more

Climate Adaptation Plans of Federal Government Agencies (National Green Energy Council)

11/20/2015 13:58:00 PM

The National Green Energy Council has created a resource called US Government Energy and Climate Policy that profiles the Climate Adaptation Plan of every federal government agency. . The National Green Energy Council are focused on the "promotion, p > read more

Obama Signs Executive Order to Reduce GHGs in the Federal Government and Across their Supply Chain

11/20/2015 07:54:00 AM

President Obama is leading by example and significantly reducing the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions. In the first week of November the President signed an executive order that cuts emissions and weaves sustainability into the fabric of > read more

Climate Excerpts from the CBS Democratic Democratic Primary Debate

11/16/2015 11:54:00 AM

The CBS Democratic Democratic primary debate took place in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday November 14th. Here are the climate related excerpts from that debate. The moderator for the debate was CBS News political director John Dickerson. Hilary Clinto > read more

Fossil Fuels are being Replaced by Renewable Energy

11/16/2015 08:05:00 AM

We are moving away from dirty hydrocarbons and replacing them with renewable sources of energy. As the future of clean power continues to brighten, the prospects for fossil fuel are looking increasingly grim. Financial markets are reflecting the grow > read more

Event - The 100% Possible March for Climate Solutions

11/15/2015 18:51:00 PM

The 100% Possible march for climate solutions will take place on Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm. The march will start at Ottawa City Hall (Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario) and it will end at Parliament Hill.Thi > read more

Environmental Leader 2016 Conference - Call for Papers/Presentations

11/15/2015 12:47:00 PM

There is a call for presentations for this event that will take place on June 21-23, 2016, at the he Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, Colorado. The submission deadline is Wednesday, December 23, 2015. This event is about real-world challenge > read more

2016 Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum: Circular Economy Making it Work

11/15/2015 07:22:00 AM

The 2016 Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum will take place on Thursday, February 4 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. Now in its sixth year, the Forum continues to build on its reputation as a perspective-changi > read more

Canadian Government Scientists can Now Speak Freely Again (Video)

11/14/2015 17:14:00 PM

Following the Liberal's federal election win, Canada's government scientists are once again allowed to speak freely to media. Justin Trudeau's new Liberal government appears to have delivered on the promise it made during the election campaign.When t > read more

President Obama's Climate Focused Facebook Launch (Video)

11/14/2015 07:52:00 AM

Recently US President Barack Obama launched himself into the world of social media with a Facebook page video about climate action. As he took people on a guided tour of the backyard at the White House he explained how led by the US, the world is com > read more

Opposition to Climate Action in the Fourth Republican Presidential Debate on Business

11/13/2015 18:50:00 PM

While eight candidates (Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FLA., Sen Ted Cruz, R-TEXAS, Sen Rand Paul, R-KY, Gov. John R. Kasich, R-Ohio, Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-FLA, Dr Ben Carson) are seeking the Republican nomination for President of > read more

Political Changes Signal the Dawn of a New Day for Climate Action

11/13/2015 11:11:00 AM

People are calling for change and governments around the world are responding. Part of this effort derives from a committed new form of grassroots activism that is demanding climate action. > read more

Market Based Approaches to Combating Climate Change

11/13/2015 07:45:00 AM

Sustainability has woven its way into market mechanisms and it is changing business models. Almost a dozen stock exchanges around the world now require sustainability risk disclosure from listed companies and around 7,000 companies now produce annual > read more

Combating Climate Change as a Moral Imperative

11/12/2015 18:48:00 PM

The moral call to act on climate change has grown and it is resonating around the world. Morality is a powerful force that transcends politics, race, ethnicity, gender and geography. Religions are making a moral argument and faith groups around th > read more

Emissions Reduction is Mainstream

11/12/2015 13:59:00 PM

In 2015 we are beginning to see an end to rising greenhouse gas emissions and we are advancing the agenda that will see their rapid decline. To reduce their emissions governments and businesses are ramping up renewables and engaging energy efficiency > read more

A Turning Point for Climate Action: Reasons for Optimism

11/12/2015 08:21:00 AM

People, governments, business and investors are acknowledging the importance of urgent climate action. This includes a policy informed by science. Driven by a growing awareness of our carbon budget, we are coming to terms with the fact that most of t > read more

The History and Importance of 2C and Carbon Budgets

11/11/2015 07:28:00 AM

Five years ago two key concepts were adopted that now serve as the framework for efforts to combat climate change. In 2010 following the Durban climate conference in 2009, carbon budgets and the 2 degree Celsius threshold gained widespread acceptance > read more

Conservative Governments Fail to Reign-In emissions

11/10/2015 13:05:00 PM

Conservative government in Australia, Canada and the UK have failed to reign-in greenhouse gas emissions. Under the leadership of three conservative climate stooges these nations have failed to meaningfully reduce their carbon pollution. Before being > read more

Growing Levels of GHGs are Warming the Planet and Contributing to Disasters

11/10/2015 07:47:00 AM

New data shows that we are seeing higher levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and this is heating up the planet and contributing to disastrous impacts. By now it should be obvious that GHGs are the cause of global warming, and this is leading to a wide > read more

Environment Record of the New Canadian Conservative Leader

11/09/2015 11:29:00 AM

The track record of the new leader of the Conservative Party suggests she is as antagonistic to the environment and climate change as her predecessor Stephen Harper. The former prime minister has a woeful record on the environment and the new leader > read more

Canada's New Minister of Environment and Climate Change is Already at Work

11/09/2015 07:32:00 AM

Catherine McKenna is not only Canada's new environment minister she is also the minister of climate change. This is the first time in Canadian history that the environment minister title also includes climate change. McKenna is an international lawy > read more

24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching

11/08/2015 11:38:00 AM

On November 13 — 14, the world will come together to demand our global leaders act on climate change and set us on the path to a better future. For years we’ve watched our climate change. We’ve watched glaciers melt, seas rise, and storms get f > read more

Event - Let's Talk Climate: Messages to Motivate Americans (Webinar)

11/08/2015 08:46:00 AM

This webinar will take place on Friday, November 20th, 2015. It will address research on communicating climate change and a followup discussion. This webinar will review the research findings on the most effective language to use when talking about c > read more

Obama Kills the KXL Now Other Pipelines Should Also be Axed

11/07/2015 12:07:00 PM

On November 6, 2015, President Obama announced that he is killing the Keystone XL pipeline. In explaining his decision he cited minimal economic benefits due to low oil prices and climate impacts. For seven years environmentalists and those concerne > read more

Keep it in the Ground: The Campaign and the New US Bill (Videos)

11/07/2015 09:21:00 AM

The international campaign titled "keep it in the ground" and a new US bill are calling for a moratorium on the extraction of fossil fuels. The logic behind these efforts reflect the fact that the vast majority of existing fossil fuel reserves (coal, > read more

Keystone XL is Rejected Energy East to Follow

11/06/2015 12:03:00 PM

TransCanada's tar sands pipelines are being thwarted at every turn. US President Barack Obama has officially rejected the Keystone XL and the new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to cancel the Energy East.Last week TransCanada annou > read more

The Liberals Must Deliver on their Environmental and Climate Promises after 10 Years of Conservative Rule

11/06/2015 07:59:00 AM

It won't be easy but the newly elected Liberal party has promised that its government will deliver radical change on climate and the environment. Soon after the Liberals won a majority in parliament, Justin Trudeau, the new Canadian Prime Minister we > read more

Climate Welcome and Gifts for Canada's New Prime Minister

11/05/2015 11:38:00 AM

From November 5th – 8th, Canadians will be welcoming Justin Trudeau the new Prime Minister of Canada. This welcome calls for climate action including freezing the tar sands and accelerating a transition to a clean energy economy. The ‘Welcoming > read more

Dion to Lead Canada's New Environment, Climate Change and Energy Cabinet Committee

11/05/2015 06:50:00 AM

The inclusion of Stephane Dion to head a new cabinet committee indicates that climate action is more than just an empty campaign promise for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party. Canada's new environment, climate change and energy comm > read more

Goldman Sachs a Clean Energy Leader

11/04/2015 16:08:00 PM

Goldman Sachs is going long on clean energy. On Monday November, 2, 2015 Goldman Sachs, one of the world's biggest banks, formally announced that it is investing $150 billion in clean energy finance. The company has come a long way since 2010 when t > read more

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