Archive for climate change

Trump To Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Change Agreement

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

President Donald Trump has announced he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a global accord meant to combat climate change. During a press conference Thursday, Trump said, “We’re getting out. But we will start to negotiate, and we [Read More]

Major U.S. Climate March Planned For April 29

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

In the wake of last weekend’s Women’s Marches, activists have announced a “People’s Climate March,” which will take place on April 29 in Washington, D.C., and across the country. The effort is being organized by a coalition formed out of [Read More]

Mayors From Around The World Join City-Led Climate Change Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

The global mayoral board leadership for the newly created Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy has been announced. Today, during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Mexico City, group co-chairs Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy [Read More]

Paris Agreement Officially Enters Force; What’s On The COP22 Agenda?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 04, 2016

According to Nordex, the finalized agreement will bring forth, in part, “an increasingly positive business environment for wind.”

Law Firm Stoel Rives Establishes Climate Change Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

U.S. law firm Stoel Rives LLP has formed a multidisciplinary “Climate Change Initiative” team, which the firm says will help clients prepare for the risks and avail themselves of the opportunities resulting from the business and economic impact of climate [Read More]

California’s Freshly Signed Bills Put Climate Change Plans Into Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

Ten years after the state adopted the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has now strengthened the legislation’s commitment by signing two new bills that require California to cut emissions at least 40% below 1990 [Read More]

Poll: New Yorkers Want Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 15, 2016

An overwhelming 90% of New York voters back the state’s push to 50% clean energy by 2030, according to a study backed by The Nature Conservancy. In fact, the poll finds that the average voter wants 70% of New York [Read More]

Catholic Leaders Renew Call To Action For More Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Catholic leaders have called for the development and deployment of more renewable energy in honor of the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical that emphasized addressing climate change and supporting clean energy. The Vatican released the latest encyclical on June 18, [Read More]