Author Archive: Emily Saari
Emily is a graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland with a B.A. in psychology. While in school, she spent her time leading environmental and social justice campaigns. She recently worked for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network as a grassroots organizer for a moratorium on natural gas fracking in Maryland.
Neil Young’s recent commentary against the tar sands industry is stirring up rebuttal from Big Oil and government officials who would prefer that tar sands impacts remain out of sight and out of mind.
At the World Economic Forum, fossil fuel divestment as a ‘fiduciary responsibility’ of investors received high profile mentions from key political leaders.
Ahead of the start of the World Economic Forum’s 2014 gathering, many are already anticipating a significant focus on climate change at Davos.
In order to ensure a safe climate future, the world must invest an average of $1 trillion per year in clean energy — a goal known as the ‘clean trillion.’
Indian activists are calling for the resignation of the new Environment Minister after his appointment brought the speedy approval of the Posco steel plant.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has opened the public comment period on its proposed standards to reduce carbon emissions from new US power plants.
Heat and fire is part of the Australian experience, but not in the frequency and extremes that the nation is currently experiencing.
The cold weather this week in North America is no indication that climate change has halted.
The abundance and stability of the Amazon rainforest is threatened by unsustainable industrial practices and rising global temperatures, according to a new report by the Global Canopy Programme and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture.
Asset owners have had fair warning that the investment landscape around the world is seriously threatened by climate change, yet the vast majority are doing little to shield themselves from its risks.
US mayors and city officials came together at the Climate Impacts Collaborative hosted by WRI and UCS to discuss local climate action and preparedness.
Natural gas fails to offer a safe energy alternative to coal and oil, and short-sighted investment in it will only cause the world to miss out on crucial renewable energy investment.