Climate Change

"Billboard Wars, Chapter 2 (or Is It 3?)"

"Chicago commuters have all the fun. Two weeks ago, there was the Heartland Institute’s Unabomber billboard likening a belief in climate change to psychopathy. This week, those stuck in traffic missed out on one larger-than-life retort to the Heartland campaign but will get to view another."

Source: Green (NYT), 05/18/2012

Poll: Americans Trust Obama More Than Romney on Climate; Want Action

A new poll shows more Americans (47%) trust President Obama on climate issues than those who trust GOP contender George Romney (21%). Some 66% percent believe global warming is happening. A previous poll showed 72% think climate change should be a priority for both the president and Congress. The poll, conducted by Yale and George Mason University researchers, had a 3% margin of error.

Source: Greenwire, 05/16/2012

"Stakes High in Bonn Climate Talks: Global Deal, $100B Fund"

"BONN -- Governments met in Bonn Monday to tackle curbing global greenhouse gas emissions and helping developing countries adapt to the unavoidable effects of climate change. During the next 10 days, they will work towards writing a global, legally-binding climate agreement, extending the Kyoto Protocol into a second commitment period, and building funding support for developing nations to US$100 billion a year by 2020."

Source: ENS, 05/15/2012


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