We're not much in the way of policy wonks here at 350.org headquarters. Rather we're organizers at heart -- we want to see a real grassroots movement flourish and mobilize citizens and world leaders together to set us on course to a safe and just world at or below 350 parts per million (ppm) co2.
But it's still good to keep tabs on all that's happening around the world. There is no shortage of good people working hard to set countries on course to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So what's the latest?
Many folks likely heard about the US's failed climate legislation last month. The Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act was a weak (but improving) attempt to get the US set on course to be a leader on combating climate change. But the legislation sputtered to a halt rather suddenly leaving the US as still among the foremost contributors to global warming without a real plan for change.