Poland’s Billion Dollar Bet on Coal

November 15, 2013By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Irony: On the one hand you have the Polish government hosting the UN climate talks in Warsaw, where the talk is all about the emerging climate crisis being driven by fossil fuels. On the other hand, the Polish government is pressing ahead with building a $3.7 billion dirty coal plant which may never be profitable.

The “Corporate Captured” COP

November 12, 2013By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

They say history never repeats itself, but a year ago at the United Nations climate talks in Doha, a typhoon hit the Philippines, killing hundreds of people and leaving an estimated quarter of million people homeless.

A Small Window of Opportunity At Cancun

November 23, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

It has been adundently clear that since the Midterms, any small lingering hopes of a domestic push on climate legislation are dead in the water. As the Washington Post argued recently: “This is what the 2010 midterm elections will change about U.S. climate policy: Cap-and-trade was dead. Now it will be deader.” And the political … Read More