Europeans fear climate change more than financial turmoil, poll showsOctober 7th, 2011Europeans believe that dangers of climate change represent a more serious problem than the current financial turmoil, according to a new poll. The Eurobarometer poll suggests that the majority of the public in the European Union consider global warming to be one of the world's most serious problems, with one-fifth saying it is the single most serious problem. Overall, respondents said climate change was the second most serious issue facing the world, after poverty.Cleaning Up Commercial ShippingSeptember 21st, 2011In an attempt to reduce air pollution from commercial shipping, the state of California now requires ships to switch to cleaner burning fuels as they near the coastline. In a new study, researchers tested the impact of this regulation by measuring emissions from a single container vessel and found that the fuel switch may have greater health benefits than previously expectedPepco Holdings Remains a Leader in Carbon DisclosureSeptember 21st, 2011Pepco Holdings, Inc. has been named once again to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. The index places Pepco Holdings (PHI) in the top tier of S&P 500 companies for carbon management and performance. Take the I AM Challenge to Fight Climate Change and Sea Level RiseSeptember 21st, 2011Take the I AM Challenge, and Take Responsibility for a Green Corner of the World Among other challenges, global warming is causing our sea levels to rise and putting our coastal cities -- and billions of people -- at risk across the globe.