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Miami, of all places, might be most aware of rising sea levels and the risk of increasing storm intensity.
But what’s a conservative to do? Agree to walk and eat bugs? Accept a future of shivering or sweating in the dark depending on the ...
Activist investors will put forward a record 142 shareholder resolutions during the upcoming proxy season asking corporations to strengthen their environmental commitments in areas ranging from greenhouse gas reductions and energy
efficiency to ...
Two new reports have strengthened the case for fossil fuel divestment, arguing that polluting energy
assets fuel a 'carbon bubble` in Europe and that moving away from fossil fuels does not harm investment portfolios.
One study by the ...
Two seemingly unrelated events suggest we might be at a tipping point for discussions about climate change. What does Russia`s effective capture of Crimea and a report from British MPs about a potential 'carbon bubble` in investment have in ...
Germany said an overhaul of the European Union’s carbon
market to automatically tighten supply should begin at the latest in 2016, five years earlier than proposed by the bloc’s regulatory arm.
The 28 EU nations began talks last month on ...
Police arrested more than 370 young people who tied themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.
Called XL Dissent, the protest was organized by college and university students ...
The use of wind, solar, and other renewable energy
resources will increase significantly over the next few decades, but fossil fuels such as oil, coal, and natural gas likely will continue to dominate the energy
mix and drive the global economy, ...
Melting ice is cooking the planet. Shrinking Arctic sea ice means the ocean is absorbing more energy
from the sun, and it's now clear the effect is twice as big as thought - adding significantly to heating from greenhouse gases.
If you are not the sort of person who watches Meet the Press (because you are not an old person), you may have missed Sunday's "debate" between Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Mr. William Nye, Science Guy. Allow me to summarize: There is no ...
Latin America is becoming a global arena for green innovation as foreign companies head for the region to partner with a rapidly growing local clean technology sector.
Abundant resources, favourable regulations and government, and ...
Saying that climate change ranks among the world's most serious problems -- such as disease outbreaks, poverty, terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on all nations to respond ...
John Kerry has urged countries around the world to act on climate change, attacking "shoddy scientists" and "extreme ideologies" that seek to undermine investment in climate-related measures.
Speaking in Jakarta yesterday, the US ...
European Union leaders intend next month to agree on a timeline for developing energy
and climate targets for 2030, delaying a final decision on the polices, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Most governments in the ...
US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged the global community to act against climate change in a keynote speech during a visit to Indonesia.
He said that there was scientific proof of climate change threatening not only the ...
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...
In both the United States and Canada, activism against tar sands, pipelines and climate change has soared in recent years.
But while President Obama has encouraged citizens to "stand up and speak up" to demand change on energy
, Canadian ...
Like a free
-riding bus passenger whose expired ticket gets overlooked by the driver, the natural gas industry has been getting a free
pass from the EPA for its global warming impacts for well over a decade.
A new mega-analysis of 20 ...
As an electric car owner, you're probably used to the accusatory look people give you when they inquire as to where your electricity comes from.
The answer they're looking for is power stations, of course--before launching into a tirade ...
China launched five regional carbon
emissions exchanges last year, and two more are expected soon, but it is years away from having a mature trading platform.
The mainland, which is taking a cautious approach in building a market-based ...
The 201 House conservatives who voted against raising the debt limit on Tuesday offered a familiar rationale: "It's time to stop kicking the can down the road."
By raising the debt ceiling, conservatives argue, Congress punted on ...
China is erecting huge industrial complexes in remote areas to convert coal to synthetic fuel that could make the air in its megacities cleaner. But the complexes use so much energy
that the carbon
footprint of the fuel is almost double that of ...
pollution harms human health and the environment and is the greatest contributor to climate change. Power plants are the largest sources of carbon
pollution. Coal burning produces the greatest amount of power plant pollution.Coal ...
After almost six months in office, it seems that the Abbott government’s reputation for action on climate change and the environment in general is in tatters.
Overseas, condemnation has been directed at a government now labelled as the ...
If you head to any corporate website, chances are you'll find evidence of their fantastic environmental initiatives. But for those wanting to delve deeper, the EPA has separated fact from fiction, and awarded gold, silver, and bronze to the three ...
The Obama administration is concerned that a recent and growing spate of premature U.S. reactor closures could threaten the country's aggressive climate goals, a top Energy
Department official said today.Pete Lyons, DOE's assistant ...