Climate Voices


Adam Scott: The ugly truth about Energy East – North America’s largest proposed tar sands pipeline

Oil companies like TransCanada spend millions of dollars on ads to greenwash their projects. But no amount of slick advertising can hide the truth.

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Bob Burton: Wherever Coal Ships Go, Trouble Follows

For the last three weeks, divers have labored to weld large steel plates over a two-meter long hole accidentally smashed in the hull of a coal ship when it grounded near a Canadian coal export port.

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César Gamboa: Peru’s self-sabotage

A new law in Peru that loosens environmental protections is jeopardizing the country's natural landscape and its economic-growth prospects.

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Melanie Mattauch: Churches at the frontline of climate action

350.org's Melanie Mattauch meets the villages on the frontline of the fight for survival against dirty lignite mining on the German-Polish border.

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Freya Palmer: World leaders: go to the Climate Summit

This September, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is hosting a climate summit in New York, to which all world leaders have been invited. But only a handful have confirmed their attendance.

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Monica Araya: Citizens for a Clean Society

Monica Araya on why citizens hold the key to a clean shift in politics and why the starting point is the reinvention of a clean society.

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Andrew Steer: The plain bad economics of today’s energy prices

Economists have long understood that taxes can be very effective in addressing externalities, including the effects of pollution and global warming.

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He Jiankun & Nicholas Stern: China’s climate commitment

He Jiankun and Nicholas Stern examine how China is emerging as a leader of global climate policy.

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Ross Garnaut: G20 should facilitate international cooperation on climate change

The upcoming G20 meeting in November offers an important opportunity for world leaders to collectively address climate change.

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José Ramos-Horta & Mohamed Nasheed: Asia must lead on climate change

Climate change threatens to blunt Asia's growth and upend its development. Now it's time for international action.

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