This week at SolveClimate we learned that polluter-friendly pols stripped the ACES climate bill to its bones. Greenpeace withdrew support. The ‘clean’ coal front group ACCCE told a dirty lie. And the ‘smoking gun’ on the EPA endangerment finding was a non-story after all.
From South America, evidence emerged that beef is eating up more Amazonian rainforest than thought. Andean water wars are deepening as glaciers melt away. And Chevron’s toxic-dumping case in Ecuador is inspiring awe – and more lawsuits.
We discovered that colleges launched degrees for the coming gust of green jobs, and start-ups started making America’s universities solar ready. We also tackled the topic of how best to fund cleantech in poor countries as part of a post-Kyoto climate pact.
In cased you missed it, we plucked and posted 80-plus headlines on global climate change throughout the week.