Authors Sameer Akbar | Gary Kleiman ​When President Barack Obama announced that the United States would cut CO2 emissions from its coal power plants by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, he…

Sameer Akbar |

Also available in: Español | Français | العربية At the UN climate talks that ended wearily on Saturday night in Warsaw, negotiators showed little appetite for making firm climate finance…

Rachel Kyte |

In Africa, where two-thirds of farmers are women, the potential of biofuels as a low or lower-carbon alternative fuel, with applications at the household energy, community and village level, to a…

Daniel Kammen |

Two macaws in the Amazon. Photo © istockphoto.com Although the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen badly failed to achieve legally binding agreements, including on the specific…

Carlos A. Nobre |