Climate & Energy

Sunshine on our shoulders

Tens of thousands march for climate action

Grist.org’s Jennifer Prediger on today’s big climate march: COPENHAGEN – The sun came out and skies were blue for the first time this week as …

getting their act together

Copenhagen demonstrators push negotiators to act

COPENHAGEN – Great social movements are about the intelligence and vision of individuals, and the compelling strength of crowds. Both have been in abundance throughout …

Climate Crock Sacks Hack Attack Part 2

13 years worth of emails, and this is the best they can come up with?

Not just 60. 350.

Locke-in-Copenhagen:

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has a well-earned reputation as a sharp, level-headed, practical leader. Most people wouldn’t describe him as a visionary. But in his …

Cantwell aims high but misses. Try again?

Cantwell’s cap-and-trade bill: almost genius

Sen. Maria Cantwel (D-Wash.)To borrow Dave Eggers’ book title, the novel approach to cap and trade proposed by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) is a heartbreaking …

I'll take "climate deal" for 350, Alex

In Copenhagen: island nations confront big emitters

Cross-posted from The Nation. Big news from Copenhagen today, where the divide between big emitters and at-risk nations deepened, threatening the prospects of reaching a …

same sh*t, different administration

U.S. takes daft position on agriculture at climate talks

Things are not looking good on the agriculture front at the Copenhagen climate talks. According to a representative from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade …

An Open Letter to Cass Sunstein

Sunstein Watch: What progressives expect from OIRA

Dear Cass: As you know, we picked a spat with the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) last week over Randy Lutter’s supposedly temporary …

Coke 'n Hagen

Yes Men (almost) stage global takeover in Copenhagen

The Hopenhagen Globe looms above City Hall SquarePhoto: Matthew McDermott vic flickrThe Yes Men, merry climate pranksters, had been oddly quiet of late. Strange, since …