Influencer Climate Progress - featured
6 mentions — 2 months ago 2 months ago
The damage climate change will do to the oceans could be disastrous for the world’s poorest, according to a new study.Humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions will alter the oceans in several ways, including shifts in ocean temperature, reduced oxygen concentrations, and higher acidity as they absorb more carbon dioxide ...
4 mentions — 3 months ago 3 months ago
This week both Japan’s environment minister, Nobuteru Ishihara, and former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, a popular national figure, spoke out against nuclear power. Ishihara said the country’s target to cut greenhouse gas emissions should be based on a scenario with no nuclear power generation. Previously in January Ishihara ...
7 mentions — 4 months ago 4 months ago
Everyone deserves access to clean energy — especially those living in disadvantaged communities. Lower-income Americans are more susceptible to the negative impacts of climate change. Many are already affected by urban pollution, extended power outages due to extreme weather events, and health hazards from living disproportionately closer to ...
6 mentions — 6 months ago 6 months ago
On Wednesday, they’re hosting a press conference with a billionaire Obama donor.posted on June 20, 2013 at 8:00am EDT WASHINGTON — A group of 145 progressives is hoping to make the Keystone XL pipeline debate very, very personal for President Obama Wednesday.The group of former Obama campaign workers,
11 mentions — 6 months ago 6 months ago
Ever since he was a kid, Stu Ostro has been, in his own words, "obsessed with the weather." One day when he was around 11, he recalls, a lighting strike hit the house across the street in Somerville, New Jersey, while he and his brother watched from their ...
4 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
In President Barack Obama’s first term, economic issues were often a source of friction between the United States and China, particularly regarding clean energy. But things started off relatively well a few years ago: President Obama made his first trip to China as president of the United States ...
4 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
The village of Oak Park, a suburb west of Chicago, was recently selected from a list of competing volunteer neighborhoods to be the test site for smart grid technology.The project is a joint venture between the Korean Smart Grid Institute and the Institute for Sustainable Energy Development, and ...
8 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
Most Americans like clean energy. So when conservatives wage campaigns against clean energy initiatives, they have typically resorted to fronting astroturf groups and paying fake protesters to generate noise.Needing 100 anti-wind protesters by next week and apparently unable to find them, a mysterious firm advertised a “quick and ...
14 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
This year has been one of those worst-of-years and best-of-years. In its failures, there are signs of hope.An unprecedented stream of extreme weather events worldwide tragically reminded us that we’re losing the fight against climate change. For the first time since 1988, climate change was totally ignored in ...