On the day Obama bans Artic Offshore Drilling, RUPERT READ predicts a 'volte face' by the climate-change-denying President Elect, Donald Trump. But if this were to happen, would it make things better or worse?
The Yale Project on Climate Change has just published a new report examining what the American public would like the second-term Obama administration and Congress to do about global warming. Here are some highlights from Public Support for Climate and Energy Policies September 2012.
In Kansas City, Missouri, people have lost jobs, schools have closed and hospitals have moved away. Now the government has subsidised a new federal nuclear weapons plant with $815 million in municipal bonds...
There's a popular myth that without the US Congress passing a climate change bill, President Obama can't sign up to binding emissions targets. It's wrong, says Kassie Siegel, of the Center for Biological Diversity
Gordon Brown called for an annual fund of £60 billion to help less industrialised countries adapt to climate change as part of a range of Government proposals in the run-up to UN talks in Copenhagen later this year