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What can be said about latest round of UN climate negotiations, which wrapped-up in Bonn Friday? In some ways, the outcome wasn't much of an outcome at all. Negotiators merely took note of what ...
by Joshua Wiese
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 04:33 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
There are growing concerns that the U.S. pledge and review preference is gaining momentum amongst countries who want to see the U.S. in the next climate deal. For example, in a significant shift ...
by Joshua Wiese
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 04:55 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
By Joshua Wiese. (I am the Project Director of the Global Call for Climate Action's Adopt a Negotiator and Fresh Air projects. Follow me on twitter at JRWiese .) Monday, April 29 Day 1 of the Bonn ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 08:20 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by boatsie
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 05:21 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Mon Dieu! Last week, the big shockwaves from Doha's COP18 were revelations about rapid-fire methane release due to the revved up Arctic Meltdown and the threat our warming climate poses to the ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 03:45 AM PST with 31 Recommends
We're just beginning to understand the health benefits of climate action. While it's easy to imagine that floods, heat waves, and disruptions in our food supply from drought might be bad for our ...
by Joshua Wiese
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I just returned from an inspiring day-long immersion at the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 in Las Vegas. It was a veritable barrage of intelligence on everything from the latest in Smart Grid and ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 03:13 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
WHO director general Margaret Chan yesterday urged public officials and scientists to focus more on informing the public about the impacts of climate change on their physical well being and the ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
A fabulous event Friday night in San Francisco as environmental superstar Paul Hawken spoke about the state of the world 100 days out from Rio+20. Hawken was on hand to introduce UK Barrister and ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 05:17 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The last plenary of the UNFCCC Durban Negotiations is about to begin, with the chair announcing why this COP must come to an end.
by boatsie
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 10:28 AM PST with 7 Recommends
It's the climactic battle of David and Goliath Redux17 this week as seasoned and highly funded sharp shooters arrive at the COP under cover of corporate drones, which loom overhead controlling the ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 02:51 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by boatsie
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 11:49 AM PST with 25 Recommends
The United Nations has unpacked the bunting and draped the decorations around Durban, ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 01:54 PM PST with 14 Recommends
T his recent Bloomberg headline sums up just about everything that's wrong with the UN climate negotiations,
by Kelly Rigg
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 01:22 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Background on the UNFCCC Almost two decades ago, countries joined an international treaty, the United Nations ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 12:10 PM PST with 5 Recommends
by boatsie
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 06:15 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The Panama Conference ended today on a positive note, as the Group of 77 and China issued a statement asserting progress had been made in moving closer to the ratification of the second phase of the ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 10:54 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
And they're off! It's Day One of the official ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sophie McGrath spent the last year working with Oxfam East Africa in their Addis Ababa office. She first reported for Daily Kos as part of ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 25, 2011 at 06:59 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This article by Tom Whipple is being republished with the permission of Post Carbon ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Sep 25, 2011 at 03:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends