EPA Administrator Jackson in Copenhagen: "Climate change is real, and ... now is the time to act"

On Wednesday (9 Dec 2009) Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson in Copenhagen, Denmark, responded to questions that recently have been raised about the scientific basis for action on climate change.

U.K. Met Office: 2010 Likely to be Warmest on Record

The U.K. Met Office says "it is more likely than not that 2010 will be the warmest year in the instrumental record, beating the previous record year which was 1998."

Senators Send Strong Signal to Copenhagen

Trio of Senators announces a bipartisan blueprint for climate and energy legislation.

Accepting Nobel Peace Prize, Obama Cites Climate Change Impacts on "Our Common Security"

In accepting the Nobel Peace prize today, President Obama said that "there is little scientific dispute that if we do nothing, we will face more drought, more famine, more mass displacement -- all of which will fuel more conflict for decades.  For this reason, it is not merely scientists and environmental activists who call for swift and forceful action -- it's military leaders in my own country and others who understand our common security hangs in the balance." 

Melting glaciers speak for themselves

Evidence of warming can be seen all around the U.S. and the globe. WWF has launched a new photo and video gallery highlighting the impacts with stark images.  

Will U.S. Meet Climate Treaty Obligations with Adequate Funds for Developing Countries?

Among the essential elements of a successful international agreements will be adequate funding by the U.S. and other industrialized countries for measures in developing countries to curb emissions and adapt to climate change.

“Clean Air Act: Not the ideal solution”

In a recent Politico blog, Carter Roberts, WWF’s CEO, discusses what the recent EPA endangerment finding really means for climate action. Excerpts are reposted here.

“All Eyes On Senate To Pass Climate Bill”

As Copenhagen gets underway this week, Keya Chatterjee, WWF’s Climate Change Director, discusses how China is winning the energy race and the necessity for U.S. legislation in a recent National Journal blog, which has excerpts reposted here.

Climate Negotiations Can Resemble a Hockey Brawl

Carter Roberts, WWF’s CEO, discusses what climate change negotiations are really like and his expectations for a Copenhagen deal in a recent Politico blog, which has excerpts reposted here.

Climate Change Threatens Madagascar’s Unique Coral Reefs

An unprecedented combination of climate change and increasing human pressures could have a devastating effect on coral reefs in the near shore areas of Southern Madagascar.

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