August 31, 2012
by Regina Cline
A final round of U.N. climate change talks in Bangkok before formal negotiations take place at the end of the year are set to end Sept. 5.
August 24, 2012
With the Republican Convention getting underway in Tampa, Fla., in the week ahead, presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s energy and environmental views likely will be talked about, however, most...
August 17, 2012
The first meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board will be held Aug. 23-25 in Geneva. The fund, launched last year during United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties in South Africa, is intended to raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cope with the effects of climate change. However, as detailed in an April 11 World Climate Change Report article, some observers doubt that developed nations are prepared to raise that amount of funding.
August 10, 2012
While Congress has left Washington, D.C., for its August recess, the effects of climate change on the West--including record-breaking drought conditions and wildfires--will be the subject of two field hearings by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Aug. 15 and 17 in Santa Fe, N.M.
August 3, 2012
As Congress takes its August recess, climate and energy events in the week ahead include a California adaptation meeting and the launch by China of a rare earth trading platform.
The Week Ahead: International Climate Talks Resume, Mexico Set to Unveil Climate Strategy
EPA Official Spars with Republicans over Renewable Fuel Standard
The Week Ahead: House Floor Vote on Biofuels Bill Expected to Renew Debate, Committee to Hold DOE Budget Hearing
The Week Ahead: House Committees to Focus on Energy Issues, Senate Homeland Security Committee to Look at Extreme Weather
A Closer Look at the Draft National Climate Assessment: Low-Lying Islands Face Migration, Hawaii Likely to Lose Billions in Tourism Dollars