Tag: Todd Stern

Cool Green Morning: Friday, December 11

Written by | December 11th, 2009

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Blue whales are singing like Barry White, the Mediterranean ecosystem looks like a moonscape, and Euros pony up big climate bucks for poor countries. I know you can’t get enough of our Cool Green news, baby — and we’re never, never gonna give it up: Hot from Copenhagen: The European Union has just pledged $3 […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, November 20

Written by | November 20th, 2009

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This really should have been last week’s (Friday the 13th’s) Cool Green Morning — filled with The Worst Nightmares of whales, wasteful companies, and people who like to paint their cars a lot. (Are they going to take car painting away from us, too?) Prepare yourself — real scary stuff in today’s best green news […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 30

Written by | October 30th, 2009

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What’s more frightening than more Americans getting their news from Jon Stewart than a newspaper? When Jon Stewart says putting giant reflective mirrors into space will slow climate change…and he means it! It’s real scary stuff, kids, so we put it last in this morning’s Coolness to give you a good fright for the weekend! […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Sept. 21

Written by | September 21st, 2009

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We take the morning’s green news by the horns here at Cool Green Science — including a great story about Central Asia’s saiga antelope (above), being brought back from the brink of extinction by good old-fashioned conservation: European leaders are openly questioning whether the United States has the political will to address climate change, reports […]

Dispatch from Bonn: Where Things Stand

Written by | June 10th, 2009

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Here’s a Q&A with Duncan Marsh, the Conservancy’s director of international climate policy, on how things are progressing at the international discussions on climate change now going on in Bonn. Q: Where do we stand after this first week? Where should the focus be in the last few days? Duncan Marsh: There has been some […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 27

Written by | April 27th, 2009

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The monorail episode of The Simpsons — it never stops being relevant. Case in point: today’s Cool Green Morning link about the Podcar (version depicted above). Just do yourself a favor — try not to think about how that episode ended with the monorail accelerating dangerously out of control and Homer stopping it by means […]

What Our Public Demands

Written by | April 10th, 2009

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It’s seemed a pretty good couple of weeks for those who have hoped for a new era of climate-change action by the new U.S. administration and Congress. And given where the United States is coming from, it has been. Todd Stern (the U.S. special envoy on climate change) put the United States firmly back in […]

Will Waxman-Markey Move the World Towards Copenhagen?

Written by | April 2nd, 2009

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Word of U.S. draft legislation on climate change has reached Bonn, Germany — where discussions are underway about how to secure a new global agreement this December in Copenhagen. Reports from The Nature Conservancy’s team in Bonn tell us that the hunger for U.S. action and leadership is palpable — and with U. S. Special […]

And They’re Off: U.S. ‘Fervently’ Engaged on Climate Talks

Written by | April 1st, 2009

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The first round of UNFCCC negotiations in 2009 started this week in Bonn, Germany, with the much-hailed opening comments from Todd Stern, the United States’ lead negotiator on climate change. Given that the U.S. Congress is at the beginning of discussions about domestic climate legislation and that these are the first international negotiations for Obama’s […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, March 5

Written by | March 5th, 2009

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China is today’s glimmer of green hope — yes, China — on Cool Green Morning. Here are the five links you MUST click on today to stay au courant en verde: Glug Glug Glug: Florida, Louisiana, Texas and North Carolina’s coasts are among the most vulnerable in the United States to sea-level rise (a widely […]

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