Our climate program director, Jeff Hayward, helps us make sense of two of the more complex—and controversial—elements of both President Obama’s new plan and the California system: cap-and-trade and the carbon market.
“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change,” says IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri.
Many of the world’s most popular foods are vulnerable to the Earth’s changing climate. Coffee and cocoa, for example, are especially at risk due to their extreme sensitivity to shifts in rainfall and temperature patterns.
Coca Cola and Nike are finally coming to terms with the ways in which climate change can impact their bottom line, writes Coral Davenport in a new piece for The New York Times.