Month: September 2010

Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Fossil Fuels Global Warming News

The BP Deepwater Horizon Report: Blame Petroleum

Earlier this month, after a four-month long internal investigation, BP released its findings as to the cause of the worst oil spill in US history, with the conclusion that: The team did not identify any single action or inaction that caused this accident. Rather, a complex and interlinked series of mechanical failures, human judgments, engineering […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Global Warming News Solutions Video

Climate Action and the Clinton Global Initiative – Timberland Supports

Working to focus on solutions and a vision for a sustainable future, the  Clinton Global Initiative (CGI),  Climate Week NYC, and a meeting of the United Nations to discuss Millennium Development Goals all converged last week on New York City. At CGI, thought leaders, concerned citizens, policy experts, and government representatives from across the globe […]Read More

Environmental News Global Warming News

Environmental News Wrap: White House Nixes Solar Panels, a Recovering

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: With electric cars coming to the market manufacturers will need to figure out how to recycle the expensive batteries that accompany them. GM and Nissan are making their plans. Technology Review reports. Environmentalism is about how we extract and use […]Read More

Global Warming News Oceans

Sea Surface Surface Temperatures Lead to Coral Bleaching Across the

A global coral bleaching event is underway that many scientists fear will surpass 1998, the last global coral die-off that bleached and killed 16 percent of the world’s coral. Already, rising sea surface temperatures have devastated coral off the coast of Indonesia after ocean temperatures in the coastal waters spiked to 93 degrees Fahrenheit earlier […]Read More

Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Politics COP16 Global Warming News Government International United Nations

Climate Treaty Viability and Privatizing the Fight Against Global Warming

The lack of progress on a comprehensive international climate change treaty has led some to question the viability of an agreement and look to the private sector for global warming solutions. This December, the world will convene in Cancun, Mexico for COP16 to continue international climate change negotiations. This summer’s climate talks in Bonn highlighted several points of contention, including ongoing […]Read More