In this week's newsletter: A Positive Surprise! Historic US - China agreement sets the most ambitious emission targets ever for the world’s largest polluters. To meet clean energy targets, China agrees to build more green energy capacity than all its current coal fired plants – in the next 15 years - and the US agrees to double the rate of emissions reductions starting in 2020.
But the clock is ticking, the World Resources Institute highlights recent studies that missed the latest UN report cut-off.
In other good news, conservation efforts succeed in saving the magnificent giant Galapagos tortoise and emerging ideas for human powered transport.
Also, we’re gearing up for our first “Green Friday” SALE, and on our blog, ClimateAction, have great suggestions for how to set up a climate-friendly kitchen.