It’s possible to reduce global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions 60% by 2050 and entirely by 2060 without sacrificing economic growth or job creation, according to IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency.
The European Space Agency launched the fourth Copernicus-Sentinel Earth systems monitoring satellite this past week. Europe’s ongoing investments in space-based earth systems monitoring comes as a plan to axe NASA earth science/climate research budget makes its way to President Trump’s desk.
Forest has finally begun to reclaim land at the $200mm Dragon Mart mega-mall proect site in the Riviera Maya, while the local chapter of Mexico’s beekeeper association expects a bumper honey harvest this year,
It is not unusual for incoming administrations to enact temporary hiring freezes or communications advisories. However, what has happened in the past few days bodes ill for an open and honest discussion about environmental issues, particularly climate change. As one EPA insider told me: “…(this) concerted effort to make scientific climate change information disappear rather than offer compelling arguments to…
President Donald J. Trump’s energy policy runs contrary to the 65 percent of Americans who place a higher priority on alternative energy as opposed to fossil fuel development, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey.
The Club of Rome’s ¨Reinventing Prosperity¨ challenges the conceptual and institutional frameworks that have supported socioeconomic policy-making and development over the course of the past 30 years and goes on to offer 13 ¨radical policy solutions¨ that address three of the most pressing challenges in industrialized and industrializing countries: inequality, employment and climate change.
We need to take stock of where we are if we are to have any chance of getting to where we need to go. After years of slow but steady climate action, the U.S. now has a climate and environment destroying president and legislature. Although Hilary Clinton won the majority of votes, under the collegiate system –which was designed to…