Day: November 2, 2009

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News Politics

Senate Climate Bill Produces Little But Partisan Heat: Republicans Vow

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California), chairperson of the Energy and Public Works Committee (EPW), plans to proceed with markup of the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act tomorrow, despite a threatened boycott of the proceedings from the committee’s Republican members, led by Senator James Inhofe, a tireless climate change denier. The move to go […]Read More

Global Warming News International United Nations Video

Opening Press Briefing: Barcelona Climate Talks – “The Time is

Characterizing the final five-day negotiating round in Barcelona as “not a spectacular session, but… an important one,” UNFCCC Yvo de Boer told reporters that the “time is up,” in achieving the mandate spelled out in 2007 with the “Bali Roadmap” at the COP13 climate conference. The talks this week in Barcelona is the last opportunity […]Read More

EarthTalk Environmental Resources Global Warming Resources Oceans Transportation

EarthTalk: Affordable Eco-Friendly Cars; The Consequences of Dying Plankton on

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Celebrities and billionaires are shelling out big bucks for cutting edge green-friendly cars like the Tesla Roadster. But what are the rest of us—who live in the budget-constrained real world—to do about buying a new […]Read More