Pope Francis has arrived in the United States with the full impact of a diplomatic envoy. Francis is a strong climate advocate on behalf of the world's Catholics plus billions of people in the developing world as well as all...
As a member of Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada, I'm featuring the CCL September media packet designed to assist members in their conversations and messaging around carbon pricing. The Pope's climate mission began with the release of the Encyclical and will culminate in Paris...
President Barack Obama has taken bold action with his recent announcement of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The plan sets new stringent standards to reduce CO2 emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. Obama is demonstrating decisive leadership and America's...
Americans United for Change has just launched a campaign called Pope or Kochs.  This progressive  advocacy group describes what is happening on the climate front this way: 69% of Americans call global warming a serious problem, 97% of scientists say that...
According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
The clean energy revolution is underway. From Germany to China and countries all around the globe, governments, cities, towns, public institutions, and progressive companies are leading the way to reduce their dependency on fossil-fuel energy. The shift is clearly on to increasingly...
As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I've come to the conclusion that it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong about the...
In his 2013 inaugural speech following his 2012 re-election, President Barack Obama made it very clear that Climate Change would be the cornerstone of his second term:  We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure...
Climate Change is the  most serious public health threat facing the world. The National Climate Assessment reports on what global warming looks like in the United States. Extreme summer heat kills more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes, floods...
'It's not a Forecast. It's a NowCast' is one way the National Climate Assessment report was described in media coverage of the release of the long-awaited report. The report deals with the current state of climate change in the...