If we are to solve the climate problem, our current generation of conventional, CO2 intensive coal plants must be our last.
The Clean Air Act and new cap-and-trade legislation are both good policy options to address global warming; they can and should be developed simultaneously.
WRI’s Climate Program Director Jonathan Pershing discusses
the likely outcomes of the upcoming UNFCCC Convention in Poznan, Poland.
The financial crisis is currently at the front and center of the national debate, but if we limit our focus to near-term fixes on the economy, we will just defer requisite action on climate.
Will the nation’s economic downturn dampen the availability of private funding for new power generation and transmission infrastructure?
Contributions to Global Warming: 1990-1999While signatory nations and environmentalists hail the recent ratification of the
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