Alden Meyer


UN Climate Secretariat meets with renewed sense of urgency

In recent climate change negotiations, very little progress was made because of conflicts between the largest emitting countries. But with devastating storms, linked broadly to changes in climate, increasing across all corners of the globe, the least developed countries are growing louder in their demands for immediate action.

Durban Climate Talks

Climate negotiators are meeting in Durban, South Africa hoping to make progress on tackling soaring greenhouse gas emissions.

Saving the Trees to Save the Planet

The Waxman-Markey climate change bill calls for the United States Government to pay billions of dollars to developing countries to protect their carbon-sequestering forests. The avoided emissions would potentially add 10 percent in emissions reductions to