Q&A; with Jessy Tolkan, Energy Action Coalition
Even if they aren't being let into Copenhagen's Bella Center for the final crucial days, non-governmental organizations have started a full court press for a fair and binding deal that would give
As hundreds of delegates and reporters faced a crush at Copenhagen's Bella Center, which was packed to capacity at the start of the final week of climate talks, New York's Mayor Mike Bloomberg took off in a helicopter to survey the world's largest
Nobel Laureate and IPCC chairman R.K. Pachauri pities the fools that doubt the scientific findings of his UN group. But the skeptics keep coming, especially after the "Climategate" affair. While the skepticism has remained marginal here in Copenhagen,
African countries raised the "nuclear option" this morning in Copenhagen, suspending climate talks in protest of wealthy nations' resistance to discuss binding emissions reductions. Though African nations have walked out for the day, they are not
If you weren't in Copenhagen yesterday, you might be excused for thinking the big climate march was all about violence and protest. That was the message blasted out in headlines across the internet, all variations on the same theme of destruction and
Earlier this week, Ian Fry, the lead negotiator for the small island nation of Tuvalu -- one of a handful of countries severely threatened by climate change -- called for the strongest of possible agreements: a legally-binding treaty that would demand
Climate talks may be moving forward only in fits and starts at Copenhagen, but on Saturday afternoon a march of thousands proceeded with determined speed to the main negotiating hall, the Bella Center. Marchers held aloft enormous
The slight prospects for a deal at Copenhagen are already being pinned largely on the US and China. But with Obama's hands tied behind his back partly by the US Congress, with China already demonstrating leadership on renewable energy and energy
At the Beijing installment of October's 350.org event, hundreds of students came together to diss climate change and school their peers about the havoc warming temperatures were wreaking on China and the world.
As the two titans of greenhouse gas emissions announced their first climate pledges last week, the US and China didn't look like were trying hard to impress anyone or one-up each other. Their modest, if politically pragmatic
Just as India indicated it might follow the example of China (and much of the world) in announcing caps on carbon emissions, the country's ministers have announced they may follow China somewhere else at next month's meeting in Copenhagen: to the
Another year of boredoms and excitements, pleasures and aggravations, fears, dramas, the endless stream of tiny events and words, all the magazine articles and blog posts, movies, TV shows and celebrities, the silly emails and the tragedies. All of the
Our story on China's earliest snowfall in decades got picked up by Green Patriot Radio, which interviewed me on the ins and outs of the country's extensive rainmaking program. Among the trivia I share:
- Rainmaking technology was
When Beijing Policeman Tan, the star of his very own local news segment, stops a motorcyclist because his passenger isn't wearing his helmet, we get an earful on gender norms, hairstyles, and one of our favorite topics -- helmets!