Climate change could leave another 50 million people facing hunger by 2050. "Just three days after my homeland was devastated by typhoon Haiyan, the biggest storm ever to hit land, I attended the opening of the UN climate change talks in Poland."
What’s The Deal With Europe’s Climate Talks? Energy and climate change are figuring prominently in the news on the other side of the warming and acidifying pond this week. European leaders are set to meet on Thursday and Friday to decide how aggressively their countries will work toward slowing global warming.
Climate Investments 'Falling Short' of 2°C Goal - Staving off the worst impacts of climate change by investing in clean energy and smart climate adaptations makes economic sense, but a new report shows that investments are still lagging globally. At the same time, the dropping costs of clean energy, particularly solar, mean that companies are doing more with less.
“Critics claim that your energy bills will skyrocket. Well, they’re wrong,” McCarthy told a crowd at EPA’s headquarters. Departing from her prepared remarks, she added, to laughter and applause, “Shall I say that again? They’re wrong.”