United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Housing Crisis Derailing California's Climate Strategy
In a powerful opinion in The New York Times, state Senator Scott Wiener and UC Berkeley energy professor Daniel Kammen make the case that transportation emissions are rising in the Golden States because of the shortage of housing in coastal cities.
Op-Ed: Averting Climate Catastrophe Means Rethinking Our Transportation Habits
Given a recent dire report on climate change from the IPCC, Laura Bliss underscores the point that those who have the ability to do so should make changes to how they get around, and pronto.
How Cities Undercount Greenhouse Gas Emissions
By the usual measures, wealthy "consumer cities" have largely put a check on their carbon emissions. But that doesn't account for the emissions that their consumption habits fuel in other places.
Local Climate Change Response Prevailing Over Federal Action
With national action tackling climate change remaining weak, regional and local municipalities are taking substantive actions to address the oncoming severe affects of climate change.
In Sobering Report, U.N. Climate Panel Establishes “Carbon Budget” for Humanity
The synopsis of the IPCC's fifth major climate assessment was released today in Stockholm. With near absolute certainty, the panel identified humans as the cause of the dangerously warming planet. Could the report propel languishing negotiations?
Black Carbon Takes No. 2 Spot In Climate Change Agents
31 atmospheric scientists have written a new study on the major component of soot called 'black carbon', long identified with causing respiratory problems - and have shown how it is the 2nd most important agent of climate change after carbon dioxide.
Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
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City of Birmingham, Alabama
City of Laramie, Wyoming
Colorado Department of Local Affairs
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