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11/12/2014
Restoring degraded land and forests with the world’s fastest growing plant, bamboo, can contribute to major carbon emission reductions. This is according to a new report released at the COP20 in Lima by the International Network for Bamboo and ...   
20/5/2014
Europe's demand for biomass power is likely to exceed the amount of wood and land available to grow energy crops within its borders, researchers have warned. A study by the International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy ...   
8/4/2014
FERNHURST, England -- Europe's newest weapon in the battle of wills with Russian President Vladimir Putin lies buried deep beneath the ancient oaks and rolling green pastures of this quintessentially English village. There, wedged in the ...   
26/3/2014
A little-known technology that may be able to take the equivalent of China's greenhouse gas emissions out of the carbon cycle could be the radical policy shift needed to slow climate change this century, a draft U.N. report shows.Using ...   
22/1/2014
The European Union on Wednesday shied away from more ambitious renewable energy goals as the bloc's sluggish economy appeared to dent its zeal in the global fight against climate change. To the dismay of Germany, environmentalists and ...   
16/1/2014
The cost of containing rising temperatures to safe levels may reach 4 percent of economic output by 2030, according to a draft United Nations report designed to influence talks for a global-warming treaty. Most scenarios that meet the ...   
12/11/2013
On Monday, the UN climate talks opened in Warsaw. Significant progress needs to be made during these negotiations, to ensure that we are on track to agreeing an ambitious global deal to combat climate change at Paris in 2015. But the ...   
27/9/2013
Only a few years ago, fighting global warming was a front burner topic among state policy makers. But the issue has been largely ignored in Wisconsin since 2010 with the collapse of legislation that would have required a big shift to ...   
13/9/2013
Coping with climate change is already an expensive proposition, but waiting to implement protection measures will end up costing countries even more, according to a new study out of Germany. Ottmar Edenhofer must be an optimist. The ...   
15/8/2013
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has become a top priority for environmental groups and some politicians who oppose the project—and not just in America.With tensions over the controversial pipeline reaching fever pitch stateside, ...   
24/7/2013
Green groups have cautiously welcomed a decision by the world's largest public financial institution to phase out funding for certain coal power plants, after its directors agreed to stop lending to projects that emit the highest levels of carbon ...   
18/6/2013
When we talk about combating climate, the most obvious issues that come to mind are policies to prevent carbon dioxide emissions - cap-and-trade programs and carbon taxes and environmental regulations. Then there are the technological solutions ...   
22/5/2013
Chancellor Angela Merkel appointed him for his charm and political skill as marshal of her vision of a 'green revolution' in Europe's biggest power market. A year on, Peter Altmaier finds himself spurned by many environmentalists, disdained by ...   
25/4/2013
Finally, there’s some good news on reducing climate change, which is great news as far as I’m concerned. I’m a climate skeptic. It’s not that I’m skeptical about the existence of climate change, but I’m extremely skeptical about mankind’s ...   
3/4/2013
Europe's cap-and-trade system for reducing the release of greenhouse gases is broken, but not everybody wants to fix it. Industry has profited immensely from the plummeting prices of CO2 emissions certificates, and from lax checks on questionable ...   
20/3/2013
Even when she was a kid, Melissa Cervantes knew something was wrong with the air in Wilmington, a neighborhood next to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach where she has lived most of her life. The streets here are verdant with mango, guava ...   
13/3/2013
The Bagpipe, a woody knoll in northern Hesse, can only be recommended to hikers with reservations. This here is lumberjack country. Broad, clear-cut lanes crisscross the area. The tracks of heavy vehicles can be seen in the snow. And there is a ...   
18/12/2012
The first round of a European commission contest to fund carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects failed to find a winner, the EU's executive said on Tuesday, deepening concerns that the technology will not be emerging soon to help cut ...   
13/11/2012
The view from the Reichstag roof on a sun-drenched spring afternoon is spectacular. Looking out over Berlin from the seat of the German government, you can see the full sweep of the nation's history: from Humboldt University, where Albert ...   
19/10/2012
In a major endorsement for investment in women -- the bulk of food growers in the developing world -- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said food security could not be achieved without women, and that the world`s hungry also needed ...   
26/7/2012
When the history of climate change in the UK is written, probably from a bunker somewhere in Northern Scandinavia, the last few months will be noted as the moment when the country's admirable political consensus on the need to tackle climate ...   
25/7/2012
New subsidy rates have been announced for renewable energy in the UK, with onshore wind escaping the worst of the mooted cuts, but worries about further uncertainty would still threaten green investment, industry figures have warned. The ...   
24/6/2012
A combination of labor, business and government officials will launch their opposition to a proposed 25 percent statewide renewable energy mandate in Detroit on Monday. The Clean Affordable Renewable Energy for Michigan Coalition is ...   
16/6/2012
A surge in domestic oil and natural gas production and a decline in national political support for grain-fed biofuels threatens to cripple Iowa’s more than $20 billion renewable energy industry just as it has matured into a major force in the ...   
15/4/2012
The UN-REDD Programme is trying to unite economic and environmental interests in the deforestation debate by encouraging a sustainable industry. Deforestation in the Atlantic Forest near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The global rate ...   

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