The GHG reduction measures the government set out are “not sufficient to ensure that the necessary transition to climate neutrality is achieved in time,” said Germany’s top court.

Germany’s top court has demanded changes to the country’s climate law, reports the Financial Times, saying it places too much of a burden on future generations to reduce carbon emissions. In what the paper describes as a “key victory for young climate campaigners”, the court said the law “violate[s] the freedoms of the complainants, some of whom are still very …

Electrify! by Saul Griffith

$24.95 TISBN: 9780262046237272 pp. | 6 in x 9 in 47 b&w illus. October 2021 An optimistic—but realistic and feasible—action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything. Climate change is a planetary emergency. We have to do something now—but what? Saul Griffith has a plan. In Electrify, Griffith lays out a detailed blueprint—optimistic but feasible—for fighting climate …

Biden’s Climate Commitment Falls Far Short of U.S. “Fair Share”

The majority of Americans (excluding the millions of children who were unable to vote) went to the polls last November to elect a new administration and today our new Executive Branch’s political verdict on climate is in. And it is not good news. The Biden administration has just released the United States’ Nationally Determined Contributions (“NDCs”), defining the level of damaging …