There’s something to be said for making the pitch look like this. But really, the enemy is ourselves, isn’t it?
Anything goes. Proposed topic: What next? What comes after the New York City march in pulling together a global grass roots policy consensus? I mean, we need one, don’t we? [more]
Hiatus? What hiatus?
August 2014 was the warmest August on record. Three of the last 12 months have been the warmest for that calendar month, but one of them (November) was in 2013.
Some notable environmentalists have been ‘against’ Hydrogen as a possible energy solution for a remarkably long time – Joe Romm’s ‘The Hype About Hydrogen’ goes back ten years now, to 2004. The RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute) isn’t keen. In the meantime, other energy solutions have made progress, in particular, as Romm points out in his recent series on ClimateProgress, in the field of personal transportation. But recent developments such as ones at Toyota and Hyundai which look promising. [more]
An international climate agreement appears to be effectively impossible in the near term. But, as Naomi Klein explains, most local legislation is illegal in the absence of an international agreement, according the the WTO. This is a problem. [more]