Senate hearing on US leadership on global climate partnership

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Jun 18 2009 - 3:25pm

Washington, DC. The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired by Sen. Kerry (D) and Sen. Lugar (...

Senate considers paths to green economic recovery

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Jun 18 2009 - 2:58pm

Washington, DC. The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing, chaired by Sen. John Kerry...

UN SG on role of local authorities in fighting climate change

Jun 12 2009 - 5:00pm

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon stressed the role of US state and local authorities in fighting climate change and pushing for a new international climate agreement, in a June 12 speech.

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US and Chinese leaders meet to address energy and the environment

Jun 3 2009 - 9:47am

A senior-level US met with Chinese leaders met in China last week to encourage cooperation on climate change policies. The two countries are the biggest emitters of carbon gases and both...

Leaders meet to discuss next phase of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Jun 3 2009 - 4:26am

The latest round of talks on the next phase of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change began in Bonn on June 1. The United States delegation has complained that the...

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.