Archive for the ‘Climate Change’ Category

Severn Suzuki at the United Nations, 1992

In Climate Change, Environment, Global Issues on February 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm


It’s been almost 20 years, UN! Let’s do something!

Cancun for compromise?

In Climate Change, Global Issues on December 11, 2010 at 2:55 am

Hopefully, Cancun doesn't disappoint.

Since Copenhagen didn’t result in much change, how about another C-city: Cancun, Mexico?

After last year’s not-so-impressive gathering to address the ever-pressing issue of climate change, the UN is trying it’s hand at a second round of sanctions that will hopefully fare better. This summit is currently underway, with COP 16 countries talking about everything from carbon taxes to 2020 emissions goals. On the surface, at least, it seems to be a positive step forward.

Copenhagen was, in retrospect, a wonderful step towards cooperation on climate action. But there’s still a lot more to be worked on. Here is what I think is required now for an actual compromise on climate change: Read the rest of this entry »