Tag: United States
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation comment – I have long admired James Hansen as a person who cares for the future of all that we share our fragile planet with. The answers to all of the significant challenges we face in the imminent future is in OUR hands. We need to accept this moral responsibility. The following [...]
Posted: August 28th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Tipping Points.
Tags: activism, activist, activists, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, climate negotiations, CO2 levels, coal, glacial melt, global warming, International negotiations, Obama administration, Oil Industry, Tipping Points, United States
From Yale Forum on Climate Change & Media comes the following story – How true! You may also be interested in the feature The Caribou and us. August 24, 2010 No doubt that some who take the ongoing global climate change challenges seriously have from time to time had visions of others fiddling while Rome [...]
By Daniel Gros Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies. Sometimes the most important news is what is not happening. This summer has given us one such example: the climate change bill, for which the US President Barack Obama had pushed so hard, will not even be presented to the US Senate because it [...]
Posted: August 13th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General.
Tags: Cancoon, China, Climate Change, CO2 levels, coal, Coal Fired Power Stations, India, International negotiations, Kyoto, United States
Today we received a message from the Obama Administration that the Foundation was asked to share with you. As regular visitors to the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation will know, we are bi-partisan when it comes to issues of politics. We endorse no political party or position. We do endorse CHANGE from the polluting ways of the [...]
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Greenhouse Neutral Foundation Comment – If the costs go up for the oil companies, will they take it on the chin, or will they pass it down the line to the end user? – Get ready at the pump. It’s now time to change the charter of the Corporation. WHO should PAY? The US House [...]
I applauded Mickey Z for this exceptional and inspiring piece of writing, his perception of how every one of us needs to be galvanised into personal action and why echoes many of the goals of the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation. Thank you Mickey – Bob Williamson Founder & Chair. There’s no time like now to be [...]
Posted: May 16th, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Interviews with Activists.
Tags: activism, activists, Climate Change, CO2 levels, Copenhagen, emissions reductions, global warming, species extinction, United States, World News
Following on from the Foundations YouTube ‘Leaked Government Letter – Highly confidential for your eyes only!’ which if you haven’t viewed you must, comes this appeal from the US EPA. Officials wonder if maybe the environment could find some time in its busy schedule to refreeze a few glaciers. WASHINGTON—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency called [...]
Posted: May 13th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Nature.
Tags: Climate Change, climate change costs, emissions reductions, global warming, stop climate change, United States
In another display of the sea change that has occurred at the US Environmental Protection Agency under the current administration, a new report was issued yesterday regarding indicators of climate change. The report, entitled “Climate Change Indicators in the United States,” measures 24 separate indicators showing how climate change affects the health and environment of [...]
Posted: May 2nd, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: Antarctica, arctic, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, Obama administration, sea level rise, stop climate change, United States
WASHINGTON from the New Your Times — Coal-country lawmakers moved Thursday to impose a two-year moratorium on potential federal regulation of carbon dioxide and other climate-altering gases. Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, Democrat of West Virginia, said theEnvironmental Protection Agency should refrain from issuing any new rules on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other [...]
Posted: March 5th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General.
Tags: Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, coal, Coal Fired Power Stations, coal lobby, Coal mining, global warming, Obama administration, United States