Obama in Alaska

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TED talks about climate change

Take a look here at a compilation of 8 TED talks about climate change. In my opinion, TED talks have a great 20-minute format. Below is one provided by Sir Nicholas Stern.

 

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Canada’s Carbon Moment

A piece by Jeff Rubin and David Suzuki stating that ‘Canada’s Carbon Moment has arrived‘ appeared in the Globe and Mail on August 18, 2015.

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Obama’s speech about Clean Power Plan

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US Clean Power Plan

Obama’s has this message about America’s Clean Power plan, which is due to be launched today.

 

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NYT and change in climate change conversation

A New York Times editorial today about “Setting Big Goals, Hillary Clinton Joins the Climate Battle” is indicative that the acid test for tackling climate change now seems to be whether politicians will commit to keeping fossil fuels ‘in the ground’, especially in their own country. The editorial ends with:

If the global warming’s worst consequences are to be avoided, a big chunk of the world’s fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground. A big test of Mrs. Clinton’s commitments will be whether and how she addresses this reality.

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David Suzuki Blue Dot update

The inspirational David Suzuki has just posted this update about how well the Blue Dot movement is doing in Canada. As we measured in our Environmental Choices study, the David Suzuki Foundation is hugely influential in speaking to Canadians about climate change.

 

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Climate Change Risk Assessment

A report from the University of Cambridge was released today which considers the risks of climate change.

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10 Reasons

In June 2015, over 100 leading scientists called for a Moratorium on New Oil Sands Development.

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Rewiring the economy

As Prince Charles referred to in a speech earlier today, CISL has recently released a report about rewiring the economy to tackle climate change.

 

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