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Our Take: Free 2-day Shipping & Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

What does free 2-day shipping have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, actually. It’s inefficient, resulting in more partial-load delivery trucks on the road spewing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing traffic congestion. In Laura Paddison’s report on Huffington Post, she points to a multi-year study by the University of Delaware, that looked at how

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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Our Take: Politicians Stop Short of Full Climate Change Agenda by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Jerry Brown, the Governor of California and a climate activist, was nevertheless booed at the COP23 Conference in Bonn last week for not going further, faster, then he already has to reduce the carbon emissions that cause climate change. Bill McKibben penned an article in The New Yorker about a disgruntled audience booing Brown who was seen

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Our Take: Big Oil: Dead Men Walking by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Big Oil still doesn’t get it. What will it take to make the majors realize that they are all dead men walking? These guys refuse to see the light. As reported by Rakteem Katakey on Bloomberg news,  the oil giant BP Plc is sending their heavy hitters to the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition

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Our Take: The Sea Level Rise & Coal Connection by ClimateYou’s George Ropes

Significant sea level rise (SLR) is inevitable. Whatever scenario plays out, we’ll have to take steps to mitigate and adapt to more coastal flooding and higher storm surges. The latest projections, based on new understanding of the potential impact of melting in Antarctica, suggest oceans will rise by 1.3 meters (4′ 3″) by 2100 even

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