Posts Tagged: carbon emissions
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
If the countries of Northeast Asia can shrink their carbon footprint and still grow their economies, they can literally save the world.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.