Bad News for Climate Reductions, Troubling Prospects for Copenhagen

President Obama’s failure at the G-8 summit to get the largest developing countries to agree to set goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 was  only one piece of bad news this week for efforts to attack global warming.   Although the House of Representatives narrowly passed the Waxman-Markey bill last week, prospects in the …


From Our Far Flung Correspondents: Copenhagen Day 2

A Berkeley Ph.D student in the Energy and Resources program writes: Day 2’s blog will be brief, since it’s already after midnight Denmark time.  It’s been a very good day, and my brain is once again full, and ready for bed.  Today started with three plenary speakers, including our ERG’s own Dan Kammen plus Prof. …