David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Virginia’s attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientifi… Continue reading →
In addition to causing smoggy skies and chronic coughs, soot — or black carbon — turns out to be the number two contributor to global warming. It’s second only to carbon dioxide, according to a four-year assessment by an international panel. The new … Continue reading →
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
As I traveled through Mumbai and Delhi over the past few days, I’ve been awed by the rapid growth taking place in Indian cities. Statistics about urbanization abound, but experien… Continue reading →
‘By 2020, World to be 2.4 C Warmer, India to be Hardest Hit’
“The Earth will be 2.4 degree Celsius warmer by 2020 if the world continues with the business-as-usual approach to climate change and India would be one of th… Continue reading →
Over the last two days, countries and civil society groups met in New York to discuss the future of international efforts to promote sustainable development. The meeting at the UN was the first preparatory meeting since last May for the 2012 Earth Summ… Continue reading →