If leaders at next week’s G-20 summit commit to a roadmap to phase out fossil-fuel subsidies, they can set the right tone for the forthcoming Rio+20 Conference, write Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton.
The U.S.-initiated Clean Energy Ministerial advanced its clean energy agenda at its London meeting this past week and joined forces with the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, write Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light.
Rebecca Lefton and Jorge Madrid, along with Lejla Sadiku, examine the opportunities to ensure that a booming new jobs sector institutes equal pay from the get go.
Rebecca Lefton underscores the importance of including women in climate change adaptation and mitigation plans.
Report Report from Samuel Grausz, Nigel Purvis, and Rebecca Lefton gives clarity on the economic impacts of the European Union’s decision to include airlines in its emissions trading system.
Rebecca Lefton, Andrew Light, Melanie Hart, and Adam James offer a new approach to bringing down global warming pollution that taps multiple international forums instead of just the United Nations conference.
Andrew Light, Rebecca Lefton, and Adam James explain why developed countries such as the United States need to keep climate aid flowing to get climate change under control and maintain their credibility at international summits.
Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton outline an agenda for boosting financing for climate change mitigation at the G-20 this week.
Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton explain why the House’s act forbidding U.S. airlines from participating in an EU pollution-reduction program is the wrong response.
We need to maintain climate assistance even in times of fiscal austerity, argues Rebecca Lefton. Our economy and security are at risk.
Budget cuts to international climate investments would jeopardize critical U.S. leadership on achieving climate safety, write Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light.
Recent clean energy deals with China are good for U.S. economic growth, writes Rebecca Lefton. The next step is domestic policies that boost innovation and create jobs.
Climate change threatens U.S. businesses, write Rebecca Lefton and Richard W. Caperton. Businesses and Congress need to address these risks.
The Bush administration repeatedly rolled back clean energy funding and oil and gas regulations that could have kept Americans safe, writes Rebecca Lefton.
The growing global demand for oil is harming U.S. security and our economy. Susan Lyon, Rebecca Lefton, and Daniel J. Weiss offer solutions.