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1/9/2014
China's ambitious plans to introduce a national carbon market remain firmly on track, after a senior government official indicated the planned emission trading scheme will kick off in 2016. Reuters reported this week that the Chinese ...   
27/8/2014
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.In preparation for this agreement, ...   
27/8/2014
When Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott last month steered through Parliament repeal of the country's carbon pricing mechanism, he was cheered on by business associations representing major international and domestic companies.They ...   
25/8/2014
Birds are the planet's superheroes, built for survival. The ice of Antarctica doesn't faze them. Nor does the heat of the tropics. They thrive in the desert, in swamps, on the open ocean, on sheer rock faces, on treeless tundra, atop ...   
24/8/2014
At first glance, the future may look pretty bright for the large Western integrated oil companies like ExxonMobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, and Chevron – collectively known as Big Oil. Oil prices have risen dramatically over the past decade and ...   
24/8/2014
With oil and gas booming in the United States – and wind energy booming for now – both industries hope to extend their success by moving offshore. And they’re getting help from the federal government, which on Tuesday auctioned off ...   
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 ...   
23/8/2014
The group has been quietly operating under the radar since 1973 and has recruited companies, lawmakers and conservative nonprofit organizations to fund anti-government agendas. One of the most overriding goals of ALEC is proposing laws ...   
23/8/2014
It’s not just the impact of organic foods on personal health that concerns consumers. Organic consumers express rising concern over the destructive impacts of industrial agriculture and factory farms on the environment, climate, animal welfare, ...   
22/8/2014
Perhaps nothing better exemplifies the spinelessness, hypocrisy and turpitude of prime minister Tony Abbott's position on climate change than his comments on 3AW in December 2009: "Climate change is real. But I think there are lots of legitimate ...   
22/8/2014
A drive to put 1 million electric and other nonpolluting vehicles on California roads by 2023 is nearing its final legislative roadblock, with a key vote expected soon. By month's end, California's Assembly is expected to decide on S.B. ...   
22/8/2014
Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has taken another step in campaigning for environmental causes by deciding to voice Green World Rising, a series of short films on climate change. DiCaprio, who has also produced the movies through the ...   
21/8/2014
At the world's first major geoengineering conference, two separate scientists put forward proposals to use lasers to modify the Earth's climate and fight global warming, from space. One suggested that a satellite equipped with a ...   
21/8/2014
Microbes thrive below Antarctic ice | Photo, Christian Science Monitor
Researchers have uncovered a thriving community of microbes in a lake some 2,600 feet below the surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, the first direct evidence of life in such lakes and the first window on the ecosystem the microbes ...   
19/8/2014
It's happening, people. On Sunday, one out of every five light bulbs in your home was powered using wind energy. If you own three TVs and two games consoles (you know who are), one of those was powered using wind energy as well. You would need 10 ...   
18/8/2014
The Alberta tar sands are an all-around environmental disaster, though its defenders will claim that the energy wrung out of the ground is worth it. A new report published over at Hybrid Cars, however, reveals that the energy it takes to produce ...   
16/8/2014
Gov. Rick Perry has said that a new federal proposal to cut carbon emissions is "the most direct assault yet on the energy providers that employ thousands of Americans." Texas should not bank on legal action to free itself from the Obama ...   
16/8/2014
In stark contrast to their party's public stance on Capitol Hill, many Republicans privately acknowledge the scientific consensus that human activity is at least partially responsible for climate change and recognize the need to address the ...   
15/8/2014
In the wake of two damning reports outlining the deteriorating state of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Indian mining conglomerate Adani on Friday secured the rights to begin construction on a rail line that will drive coal directly into the ...   
14/8/2014
South Korea decided on Thursday that its carbon trading market will go ahead as planned on Jan. 1 of next year, despite the finance minister's calls last month for it to be delayed. South Korea's scheme - the government's key policy to ...   
13/8/2014
When it comes to protecting the environment and addressing climate change, America has a lot of work ahead of it, former President Jimmy Carter said in Aspen on Tuesday.Carter, 89, the 39th president of the United States and a Nobel Peace ...   
11/8/2014
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn`t take into account that the added oil ...   
10/8/2014
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The US estimates didn’t take into account that the added oil from ...   
10/8/2014
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn't take into account that the added oil ...   
9/8/2014
U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas proposal for existing power plants doesn't do enough to boost nuclear energy, advocates for the industry say. Two months after EPA unveiled the proposal -- and just over two months before the end of the public ...   

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