The creation of a global climate treaty is a monstrous task. The last global deal, the Kyoto Protocol, was signed in 1997, but failed to gain the support of key large emitting countries, including the United States. After nearly two decades of negotiating and building an international regime to respond to climate change, the stage […]Read more "Beyond the Binary"
From California to the New York island, it is easy to carry on in the United States without engaging with the UNFCCC, the COPs, the looming INDCs, or the many more wonky acronyms that come along with the UN climate negotiations. For the record, the UNFCCC is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]Read more "Local Action on A Global Stage"
Richmond – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is set to unveil the state’s energy plan at a ceremony in Richmond with the approval and support of environmental organizations on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Virginia Student Environmental Coalition commends the measures taken in this plan to ensure the growth and development of sustainable energy production and efficiency […]Read more "Virginia Students Respond to the Governor’s Energy Plan"
There is a spirit of pipeline resistance spreading across our continent. Ranchers in Nebraska have united to protect their land from the Keystone XL pipeline, while college kids a thousand miles away pulled together XL Dissent, the largest act of youth civil disobedience since the Civil Rights movement to defend their future. Texas Tar Sands […]Read more "People Power Will Stop This Pipeline"