Tackling Climate Change Means Curbing Emissions From Smokestacks, but Also Expanding our Forests

February 7, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

In his State of the Union address, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to tackling climate change to the American people. Days earlier, with the release of the United States Climate Action Report 2014, the Obama Administration reported on these efforts to the international community.[read more]

Papua New Guinea loses the moral high-ground

December 28, 2007 by Joseph Romm

Everyone at Bali cheered when the Papua New Guinea delegate dissed the Bush team: “We seek your leadership. But if for some reason you are not willing to lead, leave it to the rest of us. Please get out of the way.” Oh, snap! [Sorry, couldn’t resist one last 2007 Daily Show-ism] Now comes the heartbreaking news: Malaysian company...[read more]

A Nobel* Response to Forest Carbon Sequestration Concerns

December 3, 2007 by Tim Haab

Last week I wrote about work Brent Sohngen and colleagues are doing on incorporating forest carbon strorage into climate change negotiations.  Since really smart reactions often get lost in the shuffle of comments, I thought I would post Brent's response to the discussion following that post.  For context, reader John noted:...[read more]