Maria Mei on November 1st, 2009

As a fast growing developing country, China relies heavily on the use of coal that it counts for 70 percent of China’s energy resource. It is estimated that the carbon dioxide emissions coming from the use of coal will double by the year of 2030. Carbon dioxide is the main contributor to the world climate […]

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Andrea Dominguez on October 12th, 2009

In the summer of 2006 my hometowns of El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico saw something they had not seen before: torrential rains that lasted for about a week. As a desert environment, the region tends to have long periods of drought with a short-lived periods of intense precipitation in the summer months. For example, […]

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rothrocop on October 12th, 2009

The automotive industry is a large industry where there is potential for trying improve emissions standards in the United States.  The Obama Administration has committed to tougher standards than have been adopted in the past. This sector has the potential to be both economically helpful to citizens as well as lower emissions.The administration has proposed […]

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leek on October 12th, 2009

For many years, I have struggled with the pressing question: how do we enact change?  How do I, as an individual, assist in correcting the global climate change problem that we face?  Although I hate to say it, I think policy is the most effective avenue to see the change that we want.  The initiative […]

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Jared E on October 12th, 2009

Okay, so the title has absolutely nothing to do with this post other than the Professor from Columbia University is named Klaus Lachner. And Professor Lackner, if you do for whatever reason stumble upon our COP15 blog I sincerely apologize for taking your name and relating it to a certain jolly individual in the North […]

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