New paper by CitNet member Donald Brown on ethical duties of climate change in the US

Aug 19 2009 - 8:59am

A new paper by Citizens Network for Sustainable Development member Donald A. Brown writes about the limitations of cost considerations in developing climate change policies in the United States in...

Global food crisis

Feb 18 2009 - 8:55pm

The new world of soaring food prices.
April 2008

A five-part series by the Washington Post exploring the...

Remembering Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry
Jun 3 2009 - 1:15pm

To our great sorrow we note the passing of one of sustainability's major visionaries and leaders, Thomas Berry. At 94 Thomas leaves us with his legacy revealing the essential ties between...

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...

Waxman-Markey Cap and Trade Bill offers Wall Street a new opportunity to make money

Apr 20 2009 - 9:08am

New York City officials and Wall Street executives are talking about turning the battered U.S. financial center into a global hub of green finance and environmental commodities trading,...

Representative Van Hollen Introduces Cap and Dividend Legislation

Apr 20 2009 - 9:05am

Representative Christopher Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced the...

EPA Issues a Finding that Greenhouse Gases Endanger Public Health and Welfare

Apr 20 2009 - 9:02am

The EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson called the evidence "compelling and overwhelming" and described climate change as "an enormous problem." She also found that vehicle emissions "cause and...

Worldwatch letter to Education Secretary

Worldwatch Institute
Dec 20 2008 - 2:52pm

Worldwatch Institute, with a number of other organizations, writes to new Education Secretary Arne Duncan on the importance of education to implement President Obama's objective to create a green...

Sustainability among Top Ten State Policy Issues in Higher Education

Jan 20 2009 - 3:43pm

Source: American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators...