In the context of an overall bleak 2010 for the planet, forests offer a bright point for some celebration.
Bolivia and a small bloc of ultra-leftist allies are obstructing progress on a climate agreement in Cancun, objecting to a market-based forest program.
The Cancun climate summit may be turning into a surprising opportunity for progress towards saving the worldâ€™s forests and other ecosystems.
The planet lost a great and generous hero on Monday when philanthropist Richard N. Goldman died at the age of 90.
Increased coal use in the developing world, particularly China and India, boosted global greenhouse gas emissions to the 2nd highest level on record.
Facing criticism over its environmental record, the Obama administration announced it will reinstall solar panels on the White House -- and approved California solar projects.
Rather than building up a progressive movement and progressive America, President Barack Obama has demoralized his friends and emboldened his enemies.
Obama told Rolling Stone we may have to solve climate change in chunks. Done with resolve, this has the potential to surpass a comprehensive climate bill
I initially thought Bill McKibben's drive to return solar panels to the White House was essentially a waste of time: of all the things to ask the president, it seemed like the smallest, most insignificant, and easiest. I realize now that its very simplicity made the solar panels a masterstroke that clearly exposed, more than any big policy ask ever would, Obama's unwillingness or inability to confront our great planetary crisis.
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