• Pollution
  • Japan Harshly Critical of China’s Pollution Inaction, Failure to Reduce Pollution Sources

    Japan Harshly Critical of China's Pollution Inaction, Failure to Reduce Pollution Sources

    The Yomiuri Shimbun Air pollution in China is becoming more and more serious, with haze so thick in some areas that even nearby buildings cannot be seen clearly. It is feared that the atmospheric contamination in the country could further spread when the winter sets in, with a massive amount […]

  • Activism
  • Humans to blame for global warming, says landmark UN report

    Humans to blame for global warming, says landmark UN report

    A UN panel of climate change experts today announced that mankind is almost certainly to blame for global warming, warning that the planet will see increasingly extreme weather events unless governments take strong action. In a much anticipated  report released Friday , the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

  • Activism
  • White House Ups the Ante on Cost of Carbon Pollution to the Public

    White House Ups the Ante on Cost of Carbon Pollution to the Public

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has sharply increased its cost estimates for the global-warming damage caused by carbon dioxide emissions, a calculation that could significantly affect government policies about fossil fuel projects, including the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.  The new estimates could influence many other government actions, such […]