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Climate Week NYC 2016: Genuine Action or More ¨Hot Air¨?

Corporations are keen to tout their ¨green¨ credentials and highlight their efforts to contribute to reducing GHG emissions as Climate Week 2016 kicks off this week. While The Climate Group’s roster of corporations pledging to transition to 100% renewable energy swelled to 81, a report from Asset Owners Disclosure Group reveals how when push comes to shove they continue to fail to live up to their climate change and responsible investment commitments.

Exxon Knew: climate deception and crimes against humanity

Exxon’s Crimes Against Humanity

It is now public knowledge that Exxon has known for decades that their core business is directly responsible for climate change. Even more damning is the fact that they covered up this knowledge. To make matters even worse, they actively participated and funded a sophisticated campaign to fuel climate denial and delay climate action as long as they could. As…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: The Will for Climate Action; Exxon Spills Big, Pays Little; Distributed Power to the People, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Climate Change is technically preventable. I’m not talking about historic climate change, not talking about natural fluctuations. I’m talking about the phenomenon of our environment changing due to human caused disruptions. We are pumping out waste, using up resources, transforming landscapes, increasing…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: EPA Can Regulate Greenhouse Gases; Exxon’s Engineering Problem; More Renewable Energy in the Grid, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A big win for the EPA and Environmentalism happened in a US federal court last week. The court upheld the US government’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases through the EPA and even went so far as to uphold the idea that greenhouse gases…

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Exxon Knows Global Warming is Real, But Doesn’t Want You to Think So

Speaking at a Climate One event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Steve Coll, author of Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power, discusses the lengths Exxon has gone to cast doubt and suspicion on climate science, all while preparing their future business model for the warming world they know, just like the scientist they defame, is coming. Related articles…

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Enviro News Wrap: Fracking Causes Earthquakes in Ohio; Exxon Plans on High Oil Prices; American Enterprise Institute’s Trouble with Math

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Fracking in Ohio is getting closer to being linked to the recent bout of earthquakes. Other States in the US are weighing the costs and benefits as more experienced is gained in the fracking industry. On a related note, don’t let the…

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Enviro News Wrap: The Sheen Comes off Natural Gas; the True Cost of Oil; At-Risk Species, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Another oil spill in the ocean threatens endangered species in Australia. The anti-fracking movement is gaining momentum as the White House pushes for more natural gas extraction. The natural gas industry is dropping money on politicians to make sure they get their way, $1.34 million…

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