The American Energy Innovation Act might become the first major energy bill from the U.S. Congress in over a decade. The bill is not comprehensive climate change legislation, but it could provide incremental progress on clean energy and emissions reduction.
Most scientific reports on climate look at changes since the pre-industrial era or since record-keeping began. But even looking at the past decade, it’s clear that our world today is very different from the world of 2010, thanks to climate change.
Scientists found that warming will increase the spread of Ebola virus, reduce emperor penguin populations by up to 80% by 2100, and cause hurricanes and other extreme weather to stick around longer. This post summarizes these and other studies published in October and November 2019.
Decipher the COP25 lingo with this helpful reference of all the terminology being used at the 2019 UN Climate Conference in Madrid. This dictionary will help demystify conversations around the climate negotiations.