Shows featuring Andrew Revkin

  • NYT Reporter Andrew Revkin on the Climate Talks: There’s an Epic Fight Over Words Revkin-dn
    World leaders are arriving in Copenhagen as the climate summit formally enters high-level talks. On Tuesday, US climate negotiator Todd Stern said he foresees no change in President Obama’s offer to cut emissions by 17 percent of 2005 levels. We speak to Andrew Revkin, environmental reporter at the New York Times. [includes...
    December 16, 2009 | Story
  • With Copenhagen Summit Approaching, Leading Polluters US and China Undercut Hopes of Substantial Pollution Cuts Globalwarm-web
    World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday for a one-day global summit on climate change. But with little on specifics and emerging signs the world’s biggest polluters will try to determine their own emissions reductions, poorer nations most threatened by global warming are warning they’re being left behind. We speak with award-winning New York Times reporter Andy...
    September 23, 2009 | Story
  • President-Elect Barack Obama Names Environmental Team as Climate Change Conference Wraps Up in Poland Obamaenviroweb
    President-elect Barack Obama has unveiled his nominees for top climate change and energy positions in his administration. Nobel-winning physicist Steven Chu has been tapped to serve as Energy Secretary. Lisa Jackson, chief of staff to New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, will head the Environmental Protection Agency. Former EPA head Carol Browner will run a newly created White House council to...
    December 16, 2008 | Story
  • Supreme Court Rules EPA Can Regulate Greenhouse Gases Linked to Global Warming in Defeat for Bush Administration Autoemissions4-3
    The Supreme Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to regulate the emission of "greenhouse gases" linked to global warming. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that the EPA violated the Clean Air Act by improperly declining to regulate new-vehicle emissions standards to control the pollutants that scientists say contribute to global warming. We speak...
    April 03, 2007 | Story
  • Report: Global "Climate Divide" Growing Between Rich and Poor Countries Climatechangefarmer4-3
    The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is set to release a report this Friday that is expected to underline that while global warming is changing physical and biological systems on every continent, Western countries must take extra steps to address the growing "climate divide." We speak with New York Times environmental reporter, Andrew Revkin. [includes rush transcript]
    April 03, 2007 | Story
  • Bush’s New Energy Proposals: A Break from the Past or More of the Same? Globalwarming1-24
    President Bush introduced proposals to cut U.S. gasoline consumption by 20 percent over 10 years and ease the country’s dependence on foreign oil. The president steered clear of calling for mandatory caps on U.S. carbon dioxide emissions and rejected calls for a commitment to stricter fuel economy rules. Award-winning New York Times science reporter Andrew Revkin analyses President...
    January 24, 2007 | Story