To kick off the new year, Norway unveiled a white paper that laid plans for the most comprehensive and ambitious climate agenda by the country… Read More »Norway Unveils Plans to Raise Carbon Tax Ceiling for Oil and Gas
Schools Turned to Outdoor Learning for Safe, Equitable Instruction in 2020. They Don‘t Have to Go Back.
By Karen Cowe (7GA Advisory Committee Member) and Sharon Danks This article is part of the guide 2020 Vision: Reflections on Hope and Learning in… Read More »Schools Turned to Outdoor Learning for Safe, Equitable Instruction in 2020. They Don‘t Have to Go Back.
Last month, on the week of the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement, Prime Minister Trudeau unveiled an ambitious plan for Canada to take… Read More »Canada Commits to Greater Climate Action, Proposes Raising Carbon Tax to $170/tonne
Though 2020 has been a year dominated by the COVID-19 crisis, the threat of climate change continues to loom and only grow with time. In… Read More »Portland Aims to Make Polluters Pay for their Climate Impact
Swedish student-activist Greta Thunberg has challenged world leaders to address climate change like the existential crisis that it is, when she said to act like “the house is on fire.” Many agree, but few see a quick way to put out that fire. Here’s a simple two-part plan to save most of the “house” before it’s too late.
An open letter to our son as he graduates from medical school at George Washington University in Washington DC
As you graduate from medical school this year, I trust you know how proud your family and friends are of your hard work and many sleepless nights.
Shakespeare said, “What’s past is prologue.” If the looming climate change related bankruptcy of the America’s largest utility is a precursor of things to come, the most damaging storms of our future will not be reported by meteorologists, but by economists.
During his campaign for president, Donald Trump bragged about the size of his penis. Since taking office, by any reasonable measure, he has made more wild, unsubstantiated boasts than any president in living memory. Is he just compensating for his political impotence?
As nations gathered recently in Bonn at COP23, scratching their heads over why the U.S. would be the only nation on earth to deny climate change science and to withdraw from the landmark agreement that was reached two years ago in Paris (in case you missed it, even Syria has now joined), there are strong signs that a low carbon future is not only inevitable, but will be the primary driver of economic growth in the 21st century.