Latest Pew Center on Global Climate Change Stories

2010-12-06 09:26:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly all those gathered for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun believe that real international action on climate change will not happen without strong public support, yet most also believe that the general public doesn't understand the meaning of "climate change," according to a survey this week by the Government of Mexico and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. More than 500 accredited COP16/CMP6 attendees...

2009-12-09 10:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday December 10, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change holds a press briefing at the Copenhagen Climate Change Talks to provide an assessment of likely outcomes in Copenhagen and beyond and to address the key role of business in advancing strong climate action in the U.S. and globally. Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, one of the largest U.S. electric power companies, will join the Pew Center's Elliot Diringer to offer insights...

2009-07-30 10:06:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy (NYSE: ETR) and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change today launched a new Web site (www.entergy.com/makeanimpact) that is designed to help visitors take action in reducing their carbon footprints. The Make an Impact Web site offers customized tools for employees, customers and communities to better manage their individual impact on the environment, reduce their energy usage and become part of the solution to global climate change....

2009-02-06 11:29:53

A report co-produced by the new U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned on Friday that cooperation between China and the United States is crucial to successfully address the climate change problem. The report titled "Roadmap for U.S.-China Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change" said the world's top two emitters of greenhouse gases must bring their leaders together for a climate summit, to overcome protectionist fears and speed up research and rollout of cleaner technologies. "If these two...

2008-09-18 18:00:40

Growing concern around the environmental impacts of climate change and rising energy costs has prompted many to question what they can do to take action in their daily lives. In what is believed to be a first for corporate America, Alcoa (NYSE:AA) and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change have launched a unique new program to help find the answers. Make an Impact provides the tools for Alcoa's employees and the local community to manage their individual carbon footprint, reduce...

2004-12-14 07:40:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- International experts, searching for ways to break a deadlock with the United States over climate change, consulted on an array of ideas Monday to lure that No. 1 polluter into a joint effort to control "greenhouse gases," along with such second-rank emitters as China and India. A Chinese negotiator said he believed Washington might accept a concept he favored - "the bottom-up approach," whereby individual nations decide what steps they can take to rein in...

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