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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 ...
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 ...
This week, Germany hosted the fifth Petersberg Climate Dialogue in preparation for the Climate Change Conference in Peru at the end of this year. Christoph Bals from Germanwatch gives his verdict on how the talks went.
DW: What were the ...
Australia’s decision to repeal its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution makes it the first nation to turn back from a market approach to fighting global warming.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government won final approval from Parliament ...
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's move to repeal his country's carbon
tax provides an international boost for the Harper government, which has regularly attacked opponents who propose putting a price on emission
s in ...
With Australia`s standing as the world`s highest per-capita emitter of carbon
dioxide, one would think the country would be the last to repeal a pollution tax.
The country defied the odds Thursday with a 39 to 32 ...
Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s repeal bill to abolish tax on the country’s biggest polluters has been passed in the senate, with opposition and scientists deeply worried that the move will leave Australia behind in the race to a ...
A workhorse Delta 2 rocket roared to life and climbed away from California coast early Wednesday, boosting an environmental research satellite into orbit on a $468 million mission to precisely measure global carbon
dioxide levels, a key factor in ...
The Greens’ leader
, Christine Milne, said she would move, this week, that the Senate should vote on the government's bill, which faces certain defeat because Labor also opposes scrapping the $10bn renewable energy initiative.
A vote on ...
Tony “conservationist” Abbott has been telling the Americans his government supports “strong action” on climate change. Sadly, every piece of available evidence says the opposite.
First, his policy is a competitive government grants ...
Kentucky may be well positioned to meet a carbon emission
target for power plants set by federal regulators, even as U.S. Senate candidates there blast the plan, saying it will cripple the state's coal industry.
The Environmental ...
Massachusetts, one of nine states participating in a seven-year-old regional emission
s cap and trade program, is well ahead of the proposed greenhouse gas reduction goals rolled out Monday by the Obama administration in an attempt to curb ...
A ferry plows along San Francisco Bay, trailing a tail of churned up salt, sand, and sludge and further fouling the already murky liquid that John Webley intends to turn into drinking water. But Webley, CEO of a Bay Area start-up working on a ...
One day after the United States proposed rules to limit the amount of carbon
emitted from existing power plants, China said it will limit its total CO2 emission
s for the first time, likely starting in 2016 with the announcement of their next ...
A move by US President Barack Obama to reduce emission
s from US-based power plants is the strongest signal yet that the United States is getting serious about combating climate change.The US announcement, made today, comes on the heels of ...
President Barack Obama's aggressive new proposal to dramatically limit carbon
pollution is a policy priority that he hopes will help shape his legacy.
But a policy step that Obama considers good for the country and his presidency may be ...
U.S. President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to fight climate change is garnering kudos from many environmentalists, but leaving the coal industry fuming.
The centrepiece of the plan is setting a bold target to reduce carbon
Doing something--anything!--about climate change and carbon
pollution in the United States, as Barack Obama just proposed doing, isn’t important only for our health, our children, and our planet. It’s also--even if it causes some short-term pain ...
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon
s 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels under federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.
The Environmental ...
U.S. President Barack Obama will release Monday what the White House is billing as a pivotal climate change plan that will lead to massive cuts in greenhouse gas emission
s from fossil fuel power plants.The plan will target the nation’s ...
The new conservative government in Australia proposes to be the first country in the world to abolish a legislated price on carbon emission
Could Australia really go down this path?
First, a bit of background.
At a 27th-floor apartment at a high rise of this southwestern Chinese city, Zhan Li is making lunch for her family. She steamed fish and fried pork ribs, and took a pot of bubbling duck soup off the gas stove."When I was a child, I used ...
First, the bad news. There is broad agreement that methane emission
s from natural gas development in Pennsylvania and other states are a serious problem. Methane is a highly potent greenhouse gas and, absent adequate controls, methane leaks ...
The United States government is taking a strong public position on climate change.
By now everybody`s heard it: The White House has recognized that climate change is already being felt in many corners of the US, and the worst is yet to ...
Back in March, the House of Representatives amazed jaded journalists like me by actually passing a bill that would slightly reduce carbon emission
s. The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, which passed the Republican-controlled chamber by an ...