Join us for a conversation with with Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The final negotiated text of a climate agreement will be the centerpiece of the international negotiations in Paris this December. But experts say what happens around and after that main event is just as important.
Austin Blackmon, Boston's chief of environment, energy and open space, and other experts discussed climate and energy at an event in Boston Monday, hosted by the Monitor in partnership with World Resources Institute.
The White House unveiled a package of energy initiatives Monday that emphasize an oft-overlooked component of the 21st-century energy shift: namely, that more and more everyday citizens are producing their own electricity.
The Obama administration proposed the first national rules Tuesday to limit emissions of methane from the oil and gas industry. The chemical compound is second only to carbon dioxide among the country's most prevalent greenhouse gases.