With COP21 setting the commitment to a maximum of 1.5°C global temperature rise, countries pledged varying but significant carbon emission reductions. With each day at COP23, it becomes more evident that a 1.5°C goal will only be achieved with a combination of government policy mandates, NGO action, and grassroots organization. Governments constantly change administrations often, […]
The president is gearing up for a big speech in which he’ll unveil his second-term climate plan. The plan, which will be announced Tuesday, not only discusses how the nation will reduce carbon emissions, but also help prepare the U.S. for the near-term impacts of climate change.