Month: July 2010

Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Politics Environmental News Fossil Fuels Global Warming News International Politics

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Independence from BP,

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) On July 4th, Americans are supposed to celebrate their independence. We may no longer have to worry about a greedy, distant monarch. But our country is still held in thrall to powerful interests that prize profit over individuals and their freedom—the energy industry comes to mind. […]Read More

Global Warming News International United Nations

Yvo de Boer Leaves UNFCCC Post “Appalled” by International Inaction

Yvo de Boer officially steps down today from his post as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), making way for incoming UNFCCC chief Christiana Figueres. Mr. de Boer took over the position in September of 2006, shepherding the unwieldy international climate negotiating process through several landmark sessions, including Bali […]Read More