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The European Union should scrap fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies and set a target to cut oil imports to remain the leader
in the fight against global warming, according to Poland’s environment minister.Poland wants to keep ...
Since the disappointment of Copenhagen in 2009, Australia has witnessed a concerted scare campaign against action on global warming. The scare campaign has been led by senior commentators in (Murdoch owned) News Limited papers, by conservative ...
United Nations negotiations to contain emission
s from planes and ships recommence in Montreal and London this week, with hopes for a global climate change deal in 2015 resting on these two sectors.
Only China, USA, India and Russia emit ...
"The main thing is the oneness of humanity," His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, said during an environmental summit Saturday in Portland.
"In 1959 I came from Tibet and escaped to India. Now the whole world has some ...
As another barge gorged with coal drifted past down the Rhine, France’s lead climate negotiator Paul Watkinson tweeted: “one day the barges will be filled with wind and sun:-)”.
It was a comment that summed up last week’s meeting of UN ...
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 ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Monday that in the quest for binding international emission
s targets to fight global warming, doing nothing is "not an option".
"I'm under no illusion that there is a long road ahead," Merkel said ...
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Secretariat, visited the Living on Earth studios on her way from UMass Boston to international negotiations in Bonn, Germany. The Bonn session is one of many leading up to a meeting in ...
China continues to increase its renewable energy use as the Asian nation works towards lowering growth in carbon emission
s, a new report says.The federal government's climate commission released a report today showing the world's two ...
Australia’s first review of its emission
-reduction targets will try to sidestep the political questions surrounding carbon
markets, according to the head of the newly formed Climate Change Authority.
“It’s been a long time since we’ve ...
B.C. New Democratic Party leader
Adrian Dix's criticism Monday of Kinder Morgan's proposed $5.4-billion oil pipeline marks the latest twist in an election campaign that, for the first time in B.C.'s modern history, has the oil-and-gas industry ...
Chevron Corp. (CVX) helped write the first-in-the-nation rule ordering reduced carbon emission
s from cars and trucks. Its biofuels chief spoke at the ceremony where California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the executive order in 2007, the ...
The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has announced today during her visit to Beijing that Australia and China have agreed to new arrangements to strengthen our collaboration on carbon
This agreement reflects China’s commitment to ...
The Alberta government is awaiting industry feedback on a controversial proposal to increase the provincial carbon
tax to $40 from $15, Energy Minister Ken Hughes said Monday.
The idea has reignited debate about Alberta’s carbon
The European Union’s executive will start a debate today on EU climate and energy rules as the crisis-ridden bloc seeks a long-term plan to cut greenhouse gases and promote clean power technologies.
The European Commission is scheduled ...
As part of its effort to persuade the United States to accept the Keystone pipeline and the oil sands fuel it would carry from Canada, the province of Alberta is advertising itself as an environmental leader
at the cutting edge of clean energy ...
The flight from Quito to Coca, a small oil town in the Ecuadorian Amazon, takes off a couple of hours late, so we don't reach Coca until around noon. Then we have to take a helicopter up the Napo river to reach Añangu, in the heart of Yasuni, the ...
Canada will soon have some of the toughest climate regulations among oil and gas exporting countries, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said Wednesday as he completed a U.S. visit aimed at boosting support for the embattled Keystone XL ...
The Alberta government said on Monday it canceled C$285 million ($278 million) in funding for a carbon
-capture project tied to a proposed synthetic natural gas plant, the second withdrawal of such an environmental initiative in less than a ...
For the second time in less than a year a key carbon
capture and storage project in Alberta has been hit with a major setback, denting the province's efforts to combat carbon emission
The Alberta government cancelled its $285-million ...
In November 2010, the Governors of California, Chiapas and Acre -- all members of the Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF) -- signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote collaborative efforts to reduce emission
s from deforestation ...
Yesterday over 35,000 people rallied in Washington D.C. for urgent action on climate change, which, according to organizers, was the largest climate march in U.S. history. Activists called on the Obama Administration to do much more to tackle ...
A global system to regulate runaway greenhouse gas emission
s from aviation is technically and economically feasible and could help address climate change, according to a new WWF report.
The report comes ahead of a critical meeting of the ...
During his inaugural address earlier this week, President Obama raised eyebrows by making a call for new action on climate change.
"We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our ...
President Barack Obama made a poignant comment about the need to address climate change, during his inauguration speech on Monday. Commentators everywhere noted how the remark stood out, and also asked what specific measures the second-term ...