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3/4/2014
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report on the impacts of global warming this century has been widely recognised as clarifying beyond all doubt that we do, indeed, face an unprecedented planetary ...   
25/3/2014
Suppose that you live in Vancouver and you drive a car to work. Naturally, you have to get gas regularly. When you stop at the pump, you may see a notice like the one above, explaining that part of the price you're paying is, in effect, due to ...   
2/2/2014
The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was only elected in September 2013, but already has a rapidly growing list of broken promises and inconsistent decisions regarding public funding support for private industry and non-profit ...   
26/1/2014
Owen Paterson has been accused of “incredible complacency” over climate change after new figures showed his department has slashed spending on helping Britain cope with global warming. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs ...   
19/1/2014
“If You See Something, Say Something,” is the headline on a Sunday Op-Ed article by Michael E. Mann, the Penn State climate scientist who, after years of attacks from groups fighting restrictions on greenhouse gases, has become a prominent ...   
18/1/2014
Kevin Anderson, professor of energy and climate change at Manchester University, said on October 29 last year: “Today, after two decades of bluff and lies, the remaining 2°C budget demands revolutionary change to the political and economic ...   
11/1/2014
In a bid to avoid some of the worst effects of climate change some scientists are advocating possible strategies to artificially alter the climate. But critics warn of unforeseen and dangerous consequences of any atmosphere altering intervention. ...   
6/1/2014
A draft text for a global climate change treaty set to be agreed in 2015 will be presented to governments as early as November this year, according to the UN official in charge of negotiations. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of ...   
2/1/2014
As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first time since 1969, he spoke not of past firefights but of ...   
21/11/2013
One of the world's leading climate scientists has outlined a radical plan to hold temperatures to a 2C rise, the threshold that governments have agreed to limit rises to – but he accepts it may cause consternation among the very ...   
13/11/2013
Every week, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, heads to the floor of the Senate, sets up an easel and some poster board, and delivers a speech. He works hard on these speeches. They’re deeply researched and beautifully crafted. ...   
11/11/2013
The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like ...   
1/11/2013
In December 2012, a pink-haired complex systems researcher named Brad Werner made his way through the throng of 24,000 earth and space scientists at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held annually in San Francisco. This year's ...   
24/10/2013
The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming Worldby William D. NordhausYale University Press, 378 pp., $30.00 1. Forty years ago a brilliant young Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a ...   
22/10/2013
A U.N. deadline for countries to pen a new global climate change agreement in Paris is more than two years away, but already French officials are making the rounds to galvanize world support for the deal. The diplomacy tour quietly began ...   
25/9/2013
Greece has a long history of recording climate variations. There are centuries-old tales of heat waves, droughts and floods striking the region -- often thought to be at the hand of a spurned god or goddess. "These climate changes are ...   
3/9/2013
For the man under pressure, Kevin Rudd cuts a very calm, almost serene figure as he sits in the back of the Commonwealth car, en route to another airport, and discusses the challenge of facing two opponents in what he has dubbed the fight of his ...   
17/8/2013
Boulder has been gearing up this summer to wage perhaps the nation's most aggressive campaign to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, a campaign that officials suggest will last for decades.As it proceeds, the city will become a ...   
6/8/2013
Anything but fine, BusinessGreen
A couple of weeks ago I spent a very pleasant evening at The Oval watching Surrey take on their local rivals Middlesex. It was a Friday night, a beautiful summer evening, and the cricket, despite a cameo from the great Ricky Ponting, was not at ...   
15/7/2013
A huge body of science has built up over the last 50 years to prove that climate change is anthropogenic: human-made. The balance of nature is being significantly affected by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) humans and their industry have ...   
6/7/2013
It is a fairly safe bet that if one polled 100 Americans and asked if they supported clean air and water, and some means of controlling the devastating weather events, few would opt for foul air, polluted water, and more intense weather unless ...   
2/7/2013
The bike boom | Photo, Christian Science Monitor
Wearing a black Jil Sander skirt matched with an elegant Velvet T-shirt, Lucy Wallace Eustice is pedaling her bike to work on a day as clear as Baccarat crystal. Her four-mile journey takes her along a bicycle path, one of the nation's busiest, ...   
25/6/2013
Climate change just got personal - or at least, that's how President Barack Obama is selling the idea of taking action on climate change to the American people.Launching his long-awaited plan to combat climate change today, Obama ...   
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 ...   
21/3/2013
Covering a global industry like automotive is air travel dependent. I won't go into the awful details, but my annual carbon footprint is alarming. British Airways estimates in-flight carbon dioxide emission of a 10th of a kilogram per ...   

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