Her legislation recognizes the world can throw away less, feed more and have a big impact on the planet. by John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer for United Technologies Corp., parent company of Pratt & Whitney in North Berwick Portland Press Herald op-ed FARMINGTON, Conn. — In a historic moment for the planet, more than 190 Read More
Paris Climate Accord
I’d like to cap off 2015 with a short note about a big topic: our place in the international community.
Students at King Middle School recently participated in a climate action march to coincide with the COP 21 climate talks, happening in Paris, France. More than 400 students at the Portland middle school were joined by the mayor, the media, and members of NRCM and other groups. The students marched from their school to Portland Read More
by The BDN Editorial Board Bangor Daily News editorial The climate talks taking place in Paris won’t result in sweeping new policies — or a real plan to slow Earth’s warming. But, that doesn’t make them meaningless. The most important outcome of the international conference will be a reaffirmation that individual countries must set goals Read More
Like people around the world, our hearts were broken by the horrific violence against the people of Paris earlier this month. Now, our eyes turn to that great city with hope. Today, world leaders from 190 countries are gathered in Paris, France, for the 21st “Conference of Parties.” Over the next two weeks, these leaders Read More
Francis has spoken out frequently about the ‘culture of waste’ that has imperiled the environment. By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press news story ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis says he is convinced that global warming is “mostly” man-made and that he hopes his upcoming encyclical on the environment will encourage negotiators at a Read More