June 27, 2012 | 12:48 PM
Who were the real leaders in Rio?A few days ago, the United Nations Earth Summit 2012 concluded in Rio, 20 years after the first summit in 1992. The UN officially billed this conference as the one that would deliver to us a clear road map to the future we want. Now that the conference has wrapped up, the consensus seems to be that political leaders from around the world failed to move nations in the right direction. But that's not the whole story.
June 25, 2012 | 3:51 PM
What does 2.1 million comments look like?This morning several Climate Reality staffers and I made the short walk over to the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters to drop off more than 105,000 comments in support of the new carbon pollution standard.
June 25, 2012 | 12:52 PM
Mexico's New Climate Change LawOn June 5, Mexico President Felipe Calderon signed historic legislation to combat climate change. To learn more about the law, we spoke with Alejandro del Mazo, a Representative in the Lower House of the Federal Mexican Congress, the Chairman of the Special Committee on Climate Change, and President of the Civil Service Committee. We're proud that he is also a Climate Leader who is trained to give presentations for The Climate Reality Project.
June 21, 2012 | 3:00 PM
A Young Voice from the Rio Summit20 years after the first UN Earth Summit, in Rio, there is a tangible feeling that the world is ready for action. In the streets, tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered to voice their concern and online activists are posting tweets by the thousands calling for our leaders to commit to reducing emissions levels.
June 20, 2012 | 3:08 PM
Fire season in ColoradoThe largest fire New Mexico's history devastated more than 240,000 acres and is still burning today. Last spring, it was Arizona. Now its Colorado's turn.
June 19, 2012 | 1:52 PM
Last Stand on the Island: What happens when your livelihood washes away?Isle de Jean Charles would be washing away even if the seas weren’t rising due to climate change. However, sea level rise will only speed up the process, making this story a stark reminder of the vulnerability of our low-lying coastal communities.
June 18, 2012 | 2:40 PM
Storm the InternetThere's no excuse for giving oil companies billions of dollars a year to pollute our climate. Make your voice heard and join the Twitter storm today.
June 15, 2012 | 8:33 AM
Ten years ago, what kind of a car could you buy?Let’s rewind the clock just 10 years. The Detroit Red Wings had just won the Stanley Cup. Pluto was still a planet. Gasoline cost just $1.40 a gallon. And all-electric vehicles were barely a glimmer on the horizon.
June 13, 2012 | 3:20 AM
Alaska natives move on as their village washes out to seaOfficially, the process of moving the entire town of Newtok, Alaska began in 2006. Unofficially, it began more than 30 years ago.
June 12, 2012 | 1:24 PM
Oil companies that caused climate change now fear its financial impacts
When it comes to protecting their profits, oil companies explicitly acknowledge that climate change poses a threat to their bottom line.