Latest Individual and political action on climate change Stories

2009-09-21 10:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ralph Izzo, president, CEO and chairman of PSEG called for action on climate change legislation this morning at a 'Climate Week NYC' kickoff event in Manhattan.

2009-09-21 07:00:00

-- Aid group: Poor communities most affected by climate change, require adequate funds to adapt -- U.S. must take leadership to pass legislation and ensure global agreement in Copenhagen that prioritizes needs of world's poor NEW YORK, Sept.

2009-09-17 17:16:00

BOSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Climate Commitment Committee submitted its Climate Action Plan to the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

2009-08-25 15:13:28

Based on current reduction targets, the world's largest companies are on track to reach the scientifically-recommended level of greenhouse gas cuts by 2089 – 39 years too late to avoid dangerous climate change, reveals a research report – The Carbon Chasm – released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

2009-08-19 09:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, a leading food and facilities management company, will partner with Second Nature, a nonprofit that catalyzes sustainability strategies for higher education.

2009-08-12 06:10:00

The top UN climate official found that cutting greenhouse gas emissions to slow global warming and adapting to impacts such as droughts and rising sea levels will be expensive.

2009-08-06 06:15:00

China refused on Wednesday to submit to demands that wealthy nations commit to significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions during upcoming climate change negotiations in Copenhagen this December.

2009-07-29 16:00:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 19 nations from around the world finds that majorities in 15 think their government should put a higher priority on addressing climate change than it does now.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.