Bonn Climate Negotiators Not Prepared to Face Climate Reality

World negotiates response to new climate reality it’s not prepared to face   Here’s this week’s news in a nutshell. There is growing evidence that the planet’s climate is deteriorating. All of the world’s nations—except one—accept that fact and are committed to limiting the damage. Mitigation and adaptation efforts are …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 708 – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #6

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 708 | Saturday, 11 November 2017Fiji / Bonn HighlightsFriday, 10 November 2017 | Bonn, GermanyLanguages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Friday. In the morning, …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 705 – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #3

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 705 | Wednesday, 8 November 2017 Fiji / Bonn Highlights Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Tuesday. …

Executive Summary – Climate Science Special Report

Highlights of the Findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report Recommended Citation The climate of the United States is strongly connected to the changing global climate. The statements below highlight past, current, and projected climate changes for the United States and the globe. Global annually …

WRI Digest: Climate Conference Special Edition

How Can Countries Make Progress at COP23? Work with Cities  The UN’s annual Conference of the Parties (COP) climate conference begins this week in Bonn. Ani Dasgupta, director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, writes that now more than ever, cities are the key to progress. Learn more.   …

ENB on the Side – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #1

Coverage of Selected Side Events at the UN Climate Change Conference 2017 Issue No. 1 – Tuesday, 7 November 2017 Events covered on Monday, 6 November 2017 Visit our IISD/ENBOTS Coverage for Monday, 6 November 2017 at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enbots/6nov.html Together for Climate Solutions, Opening of the German Pavilion Presented by the …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 703 – UN Climate Change Conference 2017 – Issue #1

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 703 | Monday, 6 November 2017Bonn Climate Change Conference6-17 November 2017 | Bonn, GermanyLanguages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF)Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The Bonn Climate Change Conference opens today and will continue until 17 November, under the …

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!”

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!” © Hazel Henderson 2017 New Scientist reports Bitcoin miners conspicuous consumption of (mostly fossil-based) electricity at 23.07 terawatts annually, see “Bitcoin Energy Bill Matches Ecuador’s!” “Thus, COP23’s newest challenge is from the growing speculative bubble of Bitcoin and the rush to additional cryptocurrencies. Distrust in governments, their …

Spaceship Earth, Your Main Oxygen Systems Are Collapsing

Spaceship Earth, Your Main Oxygen Systems Are Collapsing John Roulac Jan. 05, 2017 09:20AM EST Yes, Houston, we have a problem: Our oceans are dying. As the brilliant futurist Buckminster Fuller used to point out, our Spaceship Earth is hurtling through space at a great speed. Imagine if someone told you …