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18/11/2014
Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president ...   
17/11/2014
The United States will contribute up to US$3 billion to the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries respond to climate change, and Japan will give up to US$1.5 billion, the leaders of both nations announced at the G20 Summit in Brisbane, ...   
17/11/2014
It’s much easier to list Republicans in Congress who think climate change is real than it is to list Republicans who don’t, because there are so few members of the former group. Earlier this year, Politifact went looking for congressional ...   
17/11/2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has added to international calls on Australia to reveal its plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, telling an audience in Sydney that climate change "won't stop at the Pacific Islands". In a speech ...   
14/11/2014
As the U.S. and China — the world’s top two polluting nations — turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. state as an example of the costs and challenges of fighting global ...   
14/11/2014
On Tuesday night, when news broke that the U.S. and China had jointly announced plans to limit greenhouse gas emissions, I predicted that Republicans would argue the terms are unfair. American emissions have already declined by 10 percent from ...   
12/11/2014
After a domestic drubbing at home, where disenchanted voters made clear they had heard enough of his clarion call for "hope and change," U.S. President Barack Obama scored a rare foreign-policy triumph in the sweeping deal with China to slash ...   
12/11/2014
China and the United States agreed on Wednesday to new limits on carbon emissions starting in 2025, but the pledge by the world's two biggest polluters appears to be more politically significant than substantive. As China's President Xi ...   
9/11/2014
Australia needs to tell the world how it will calculate its medium-term greenhouse target for release early next year and should be looking at a 40% reduction by 2025, the Climate Institute think tank says. As revealed by Guardian ...   
1/11/2014
Even by the outsized standards of Clive Palmer, it was a breathtaking display of chutzpah. After endorsing the government's Direct Action climate change policy, which he had previously debunked as a "waste of money" and "token gesture", ...   
26/10/2014
The third round of United Nations' 2014 climate talks wrapped up in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday, reaching no concrete result and leaving heavy workload to climate conference in Lima, Peru, in December. In the past six days, nearly 1,200 ...   
10/10/2014
One tiny section in the U.S. is responsible for a significant amount of the country`s methane emissions, according to new information released by scientists from NASA and the University of Michigan. In a study published this week, they ...   
3/10/2014
“There is no Planet B,” “Climate Change is a Health Crisis,” “Pricing Pollution is the Solution,” and “Jobs, Justice, and Clean Energy.” These are but a few of the hundreds of messages held aloft by an estimated 310,000 to 400,000 marchers in the ...   
24/9/2014
China and the US have both pledged to lead action against climate change, with the former promising for the first time to set targets for greenhouse gas emission cuts.Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli said yesterday that by 2020, China ...   
22/9/2014
As our climate continues to change and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions keep climbing, scientists and world leaders alike fear that the chances of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius is dwindling fast. Now, climate officials have announced ...   
20/9/2014
Desmond Tutu, the Nobel peace prize winner and activist, has called for an international campaign to boycott mining companies, oil corporations and other businesses involved in the trade of fossil fuels. Writing exclusively in the Observer prior ...   
20/9/2014
The Canadian government is hell-bent on exploiting the Alberta tar sands to the fullest extent possible, even at the expense of the global climate. Canada simply cannot meet its carbon pollution reduction pledges if it continues to expand tar ...   
18/9/2014
More than $100 trillion in cumulative public and private spending, and 1,700 megatons of annual carbon dioxide (CO2) -- a 40 percent reduction of urban passenger transport emissions -- could be eliminated by 2050 if the world expands public ...   
6/9/2014
China recently announced plans to launch a national carbon trading market, to help reduce its 30% contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. Host Steve Curwood discusses the importance and ambition of this plan with Barbara Finamore, the ...   
24/8/2014
Extensive changes to the Abbott government’s “Direct Action” climate change policy being proposed by independent senator Nick Xenophon could bring it within reach of meeting Australia’s 2020 emissions reduction target, new research ...   
23/8/2014
Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon Möller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home. Cut per capita greenhouse gas to three tons per Stockholm inhabitant by 2015. Make ...   
21/8/2014
'Major studies by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have carefully examined over 100 years of measurements and concluded that the average global temperature has risen about 0.8 degree Celsius,' Indian Institute of Astrophysics's ...   
28/7/2014
General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors. About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas ...   
24/7/2014
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and Senator James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma are among the most vocal Republican skeptics of the science that burning fossil fuels contributes to global warming, but a new study to be released Thursday found that their states ...   
18/7/2014
In what some would call a wily veteran move, Charlie Crist has publicly offered to meet with the ten Florida environmental scientists who asked Gov. Rick Scott to meet to discuss climate change. And now that Crist has come out and said ...   

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