Bill Becker

Bill Becker is the executive director of the Presidential Climate Action Project.

maybe the world should buy some insurance

Inaction on climate change is risky business

Even Tom Cruise thinks some risky business should be avoided.Like a family that has no homeowner’s insurance, no fire detectors, a gas leak in the basement, and a bad case of denial, the global community remains unprepared for irreversible and potentially catastrophic changes to the Earth’s climate. What’s needed — quickly — is an international risk management effort, a process that’s more familiar in military and national security circles than it is in environmental and scientific circles. That process is described in “Degrees of Risk: Defining a Risk Management Framework for Climate Security” — a report just released by the …

in good company

Getting down to business on climate change

There is evidence the cutting edge of economic transformation will come not from Washington, but from the business sector.

A man, a plan, a can-do spirit -- climate action!

A climate 'Plan B' for team Obama

Congress has failed to act on climate once again, but here are several ways President Obama can use his executive powers to combat climate change.

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