The Obama Speech on Climate and Energy Policy (June 25, 2013)

TranscriptPRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you, Georgetown! (Cheers, applause.) Thanks. Thank you so much. Now — thank you, Georgetown. Everybody please be seated.And my first announcement today is that you should all take off your jackets. (Laughter.) I’m going to do the same. We got — (cheers) — it’s not…

After release of report, UN climate change body reiterates now is ‘crucial moment’ to act

UN News Centre: With United Nations-backed climate talks underway in Germany, the UN climate change body today reiterated that international efforts to mitigate the phenomenon are insufficient to meet the goal of keeping global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The statement from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) follows…

Calls for Emissions Reductions

US national security advisor says climate change is threat, calls for Emissions Reductions By Carl Franzen / The Verge (April 24, 2013): Scientists and advocates have called for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions for years. But now the White House national security advisor is joining in the chorus. Tom Donilon, the national security advisor to…