WWF Climate Blog Has Moved to New Location

The WWF climate blog now is located at a different Web address:  All posts since May 2013 are at that location, while older posts will remain archived on this site.  The new site will have a single RSS feed at

Emissions Transparency: High Priority for the US in Durban, Lower Priority at Home?

Deferral granted by the Environmental Protection Agency risks the ability to verify emissions data from individual facilities.

Sprint to Become Leading U.S. Wireless Telecommunications Network in Protecting the Climate

Sprint, the third largest wireless telecommunications network in the U.S., announced last week (11 Oct. 2011) that it would be undertaking ambitious emission reductions. They will be undertaking a comprehensive reduction plan that not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions from their own operations (20% by 2017), but also targets emissions from device manufacturers and suppliers, customers charging their mobile devices and innovation in Sprint devices that can help consumers cut their own emissions.

Presidential Advisory Group Calls for Major Energy Policy Planning Process

The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) on Monday  (29 November 2010) issued a report to the President on accelerating the transformation of energy technology in the U.S. Among its top recommendations: a government-wide energy planning process that produces a report every four years, with the first report due in 2015. This is the right idea -- but we can’t wait until 2015.

The Longer We Wait, the More Expensive Carbon and Fossil Fuel Reduction Becomes

The International Energy Agency earlier this month (November 2010) released its annual energy outlook report, providing its global energy outlook for 2035. According to the report, if global temperatures are to be kept below a 2°C (3.6°F) rise, emission reduction pledges made under the Copenhagen Accord are inadequate -- and ultimately will increase the emission-reduction costs by $1 trillion.

PAT on the Back for India

India advances in the low carbon economy with energy efficiency savings trading and a carbon tax on coal.

Global Conservation Act Introduced

The Global Conservation Act (H.R. 4959), a bipartisan bill introduced in April, will strengthen the U.S. government’s ability to lead in tackling global natural resource scarcity that threatens Americans’ security, economy, climate and health.

Getting Back in the Game: It’s Time for U.S. to Lead in Clean Technology

A new WWF report, Getting Back in the Game, reveals the potential for U.S. market share in the largest future export markets in clean technology deployment—the developing world.

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