ANALYSIS: Obama’s State of the Union must sell the climate challenge as war
Previous administrations have been able to sell privation and sacrifice to the American public when faced with war. Combating climate change, too – though devoid of the symbolics of yellow ribbons and bumper stickers – is itself nothing less than war, stretching borders and threatening the future of humanity. And it’s already in full-swing and climate change is winning as politicians drone on about essentially isolationist policies.NZ Emissions Trading Scheme More Or Less Dead | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme (ETS) is more or less dead, according to a University of Canterbury (UC) forestry professor.Walter Russel Mead: Something Good Came Out Of Epic Drought In The US Last Summer | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Nine percent of the nation’s ethanol plants have stopped production. Just 91 more to go.Green Utopia Dying As Electric Cars Flop | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The Obama administration’s electric-car fantasy finally may have died on the road between Newark, Del., and Milford, Conn.Pope Benedict XVI: the first green pontiff? | Environment | guardian.co.uk
What is without doubt is that Benedict was progressive when it comes to the environment, taking a stand against climate change
During his tenure the Vatican revealed that by 2020, 20% of its electricity will be provided by renewable energy.