New report presents up-to-date overview of recent climate change research

Jul 20 2009 - 6:19pm

On June 18, the International Alliance of Research Universities issued a report, Climate...

New billboard shows growing greenhouse gas emissions

Jul 9 2009 - 12:21pm

A 'carbon counter' electronic billboard near Madison Square Garden now displays the world's ongoing greenhouse gas emissions. It is...

G-8 leaders agree to keep temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius

Jul 9 2009 - 12:18pm

G-8 leaders agreed to a non-binding goal of keeping the world's average temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). The G-8 leaders also ...

President Obama announces new efficiency initiatives to reduce America's energy use

Jul 9 2009 - 12:04pm

Building on action by the House of Representatives in passing the American Clean Energy and Security Act, President Obama announced ...

US joins new International Renewable Energy Agency

Jul 9 2009 - 11:43am

The US joined the new International Renewable Energy Agency (...

Energy and Climate Change

In the United States, as in other parts of the world, citizens are increasingly concerned about the threats to our future posed by climate change and our addiction to fossil fuels. In turn, many US citizens recognize the need to take responsibility for ourselves and our country in transforming the ways we produce and consume energy -- in our households, communities, regions and nation.