Written by Nicole Levins | February 3rd, 2010
Written by Nicole Levins | January 27th, 2010
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | May 5th, 2009
If we want to contain global warming, then we need to constrain carbon dioxide emissions within an appropriate ecological budget. According to a new study published in NATURE, our cumulative carbon dioxide budget for 2000-2050 is 1000 gigatons.
Written by Bob Bendick | February 25th, 2009
Last night President Obama called on Congress to send him legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon pollution — identifying the development of clean energy solutions as one of the three areas critical to our nation’s future. Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, has this response: “President Obama’s speech last night […]
Written by Bob Bendick | February 20th, 2009
The $787 billion economic stimulus package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama includes $45 billion for energy conservation and for developing new, less-polluting energy technologies — funding that far exceeds any previous single appropriation for these purposes. While this action will help reduce carbon emissions and start the United States on […]