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26/5/2014
The new conservative government in Australia proposes to be the first country in the world to abolish a legislated price on carbon emissions. Could Australia really go down this path? First, a bit of background. The ...   
10/3/2014
Nations setting up carbon markets must standardize their emission-reduction benchmarks to ensure international efforts to limit global warming stay on track, according to Switzerland’s climate envoy. At least 30 of 200 countries meeting ...   
26/2/2014
To get an inkling of how serious the Abbott government is likely to take today's release of the final report on Australia's carbon emissions reduction goals by the Climate Change Authority, try finding any reference to the report - or the ...   
14/1/2014
In December at Georgetown University, Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate Action and the Center for American Progress Action Fund brought together experts from around the U.S. and Canada to answer the question: Can Keystone Pass the President`s Climate ...   
2/1/2014
Last month, I wrote a piece discussing the fact that belief in climate change shifts with the weather -- the hotter the weather, the more people believe in it, and vice versa during colder spells. One of the most striking accusations delivered in ...   
24/12/2013
It is probably a safe bet that very few Americans unwrapping a brand-new iPhone left under their Christmas tree are thinking about its impact on the global climate.I have some good news for them, and some bad.No, Apple hasn’t ...   
6/11/2013
Lord Stern yesterday called on Parliament to introduce a revolutionary system of 'carbon tariffs' to help save the global climate. This would take the form of an import duty on goods from countries that do not charge companies for their carbon ...   
1/11/2013
Investors and the panel overseeing the U.N.'s carbon market for developing countries have called on delegates at next month's climate meeting in Warsaw to rescue the ailing scheme, which the U.N. estimates has provided $315 billion in funding to ...   
31/10/2013
Is nature trying to tell Tony Abbott something? No sooner had the new Australian Prime Minister started to dismantle the last government's policies for reducing carbon emissions, than wildfires swept across New South Wales, reigniting – as it ...   
29/10/2013
Australia's greenhouse gas reduction target of 5 per cent this decade is inadequate and should be increased to at least 15 per cent, according to the agency set up to advise the government on climate change policy. In a draft report that ...   
11/10/2013
Taking steps to minimise climate change now is cheaper than adapting to later problems created by inaction, argues the climate minister, Martin Lidegaard (Radikale), who wants to start the groundwork for the new climate deal that is expected in ...   
27/9/2013
"There are human and natural factors acting in the climate system, and understanding all the factors influencing our climate is an ongoing scientific goal. But the current increase in CO2 and its effects on our planet are attributed to human ...   
23/9/2013
More than ever, scientists say they’re convinced the Earth’s climate is warming. Yet lawmakers are struggling to do anything about it because the pace of change has unexpectedly slowed. The data has caused a United Nations panel to lower ...   
18/9/2013
Australia is at risk of breaching a global agreement to cut greenhouse gases as power markets signal Prime Minister Tony Abbott will exploit the widest election victory in nine years to repeal the nation’s carbon system.Electricity futures ...   
5/9/2013
Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp commentary that it’s easy to forget that she is, above all, a first-rate reporter. I got a glimpse into her priorities as I was working on this interview. Klein told me she was ...   
4/9/2013
Six years ago, the inconvenient truth surrounding human-caused climate change was edgy enough to earn a Nobel Prize for Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — but the IPCC's upcoming re-assessment of our climatic future is ...   
8/8/2013
First, a rat gnawed through exposed wiring, setting off a scramble to end yet another blackout of vital cooling systems at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Then, hastily built pits for a flood of contaminated water sprang leaks themselves. ...   
15/7/2013
The best way to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change is through the use of market forces, according to a new study. Researchers who monitored the effectiveness of the European Climate Exchange (ECX) -- the world's biggest ...   
11/7/2013
China and the U.S. continued their climate-protecting love affair Wednesday, agreeing to cooperate on five initiatives to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The initiatives range "from bread-and-butter steps, such as boosting ...   
11/7/2013
The United States and China, the world's top emitters of greenhouse gases, agreed to five initiatives on Wednesday to cut carbon output from the largest sources, including heavy duty vehicles, manufacturing and coal-fired plants, the State ...   
10/7/2013
US, China Agree on Carbon Cutbacks, Sydney Morning Herald
The United States and China, the world's top emitters of greenhouse gases, agreed to five initiatives on Wednesday to cut carbon output from the largest sources, including heavy duty vehicles, manufacturing and coal-fired plants, the State ...   
10/7/2013
The United States and China, the world's top emitters of greenhouse gases, agreed to five initiatives on Wednesday to cut carbon output from the largest sources, including heavy duty vehicles, manufacturing and coal-fired plants, the State ...   
28/5/2013
They say that every cloud has a silver lining. If future energy consumption (which is mostly fossil fuel) drops because of a financial collapse brought on by high oil prices and other limits, then, at least in theory, climate change should be ...   
14/5/2013
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend an event in Ottawa put on by Canada 2020, a newish think tank of sorts that is trying to further debate on the policy changes we need over the next decade. “How to sell carbon pricing to Canadians” ...   
8/5/2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week called for a redoubling of efforts to forge a new U.N. agreement on climate change by 2015. Speaking Monday at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, Merkel warned the representatives of 35 ...   

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