the guardian

10 Reasons Why 2°C Will Be Tough to Achieve

August 13, 2014 by David Hone

A recent story in The Guardian expressed some optimism that “humans will rise to the challenge of climate change”. Ten reasons were given to be hopeful, but not one of them mentioned the climate basics such as a carbon price or carbon capture and storage.[read more]

In Flooded UK, Guardian Warns 'Climate Change Is Here Now'

February 19, 2014 by Joseph Romm

UK Flooding

The Guardian recently turned over their front-page to Lord Nicholas Stern, author of the famous report on the economics of climate change. He opens: "The record rainfall and storm surges that have brought flooding across the UK are a clear sign that we are already experiencing the impacts of climate change."[read more]

The New Republic: Geographic Clustering's Relationship to Cleantech Innovation

February 24, 2011 by Breakthrough Institute

Over at the New Republic, Mark Muro and Jonothan Rothwell have published two posts on the intense geographic clustering of the 100 companies likely to make the greatest impact on the cleantech market in the next decade, a list developed by the Cleantech Group with The Guardian. The scholars find that the cleantech market's most promising...[read more]

Delaware’s Republican Candidate Counts Political Cost of Climate Support

September 15, 2010 by Tim Hurst

This article was written by Suzanne Goldenberg, for on Wednesday 15th September 2010 17.02 UTCOnly one of the 48 Republicans seeking a seat in the Senate has dared to stand on the side of climate science or support climate change legislation – and he was knocked out of the running yesterday.The losing climate realist, Mike...[read more]

Branson warns that oil crunch is coming within five years

February 7, 2010 by Big Gav

The Guardian reports that Richard Branson hasn't forgotten the trouble the last oil price spike caused his transport businesses and is warning about another shock - Branson warns that oil crunch is coming within five years. Sir Richard Branson and fellow leading businessmen will warn ministers this week that the world is running out of...[read more]

Exclusive: Have China and the U.S. been holding secret talks aimed at a climate deal this fall?

May 20, 2009 by Joseph Romm

For those of us who believe that maintaining a livable climate pretty much depends on a U.S.-China deal on greenhouse gas emissions (see here), the Guardian’s story Monday was a bombshell: China and US held secret talks on climate change deal • Negotiations began in final months of Bush administration• Obama could seal...[read more]