Month: November 2009

Carbon Emissions China Global Warming News Government International United Nations

China Proposes Emissions Target Ahead of COP15

On the heels of president Obama’s announcement earlier this week that he will attend the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen and propose firm (if inadequate) emissions targets, Chinese officials have stated they will also propose mitigation targets in Copenhagen. The move from the two largest greenhouse gas emitters has some breathing a sigh of relief […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Living Buildings Explained

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I recently heard the term “living building.” Can you explain? –Rebecca Gordon, Seattle, WA Over the past couple of decades, architects and builders looking to green their projects turned to the addition of various piecemeal […]Read More

Climate Change and Business International Sustainable Economy United Nations

Business and COP15

Ahead of Copenhagen’s COP15, some business leaders stood out by standing up for efforts to combat climate change. As reported by the Copenhagen Climate Council, global business leaders assembled in Copenhagen at the World Business Summit on Climate Change. They issued The Copenhagen Call, a concise statement from business leaders about the elements required to forge an […]Read More

Climate Change Deniers Climate Science Editorial Rants Global Warming News Op-Ed

Senator Inhofe: Tilting Toward Windmills

Senator James Inhofe should be praised for his tenacious pursuit of climate change denial. For Inhofe, the ends justify the means in his relentless pursuit of denying even the possibility of risk from human-caused climate change. Thus it is with little surprise that he has boldly announced his intention to “investigate” the public release of […]Read More