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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 ...   
9/8/2014
While Sen. Mitch McConnell is traveling Kentucky portraying himself as a friend of coal, his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, sits on the board of Bloomberg Philanthrophies, an organization that is supporting an anti-coal ...   
8/8/2014
It's becoming more and more obvious, if it wasn't already, that we don't have that much time to cut greenhouse gas emissions before climate change is out of control: One recent U.N. report suggests that energy systems will have to completely ...   
4/8/2014
Remember all those articles that claimed global warming has stopped? Here’s proof that those were anti-scientific fantasies.On July 21, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that last month’s average global ...   
3/8/2014
With boundaries generally falling, U.S. firms are trying to sell their wares around the globe. But just how that expansion is financed is up for question -- with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the ...   
3/8/2014
Despite the uncertainty over the scale and the speed of climate change, Idaho leaders are beginning to discuss how to adapt and how to reduce its impacts. Boise law firm Holland and Hart held a workshop for its Idaho clients and ...   
2/8/2014
Each new climate-change study seems more pessimistic than the last. This May and June, for example, were the hottest ones on record for the planet. Storms and droughts occur with increasing frequency. Glaciers are rapidly retreating, portending ...   
1/8/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency opened two days of public hearings in Pittsburgh Thursday on its controversial proposed regulations for coal-fired power plants. By midday, the agency heard from scores of people supporting or opposing ...   
1/8/2014
Nuclear power is slowly going out of style. Back in 1996, atomic energy supplied 17.6 percent of the world's electricity. Today that's down to just 10.8 percent -- and it could drop even further in the years ahead. Search on "nuclear power rise fall"
30/7/2014
The globe's nuclear power industry is aging, plagued with high costs and construction delays, and generally on the decline. That's the conclusion of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report released Tuesday, an annual assessment of the ...   
30/7/2014
Droughts, floods, ocean acidification, rising seas, loss of species etcetera; we are hearing about the severe effects of global warming on a daily basis. What we are not hearing as much about is what we can do about it. There are solutions which ...   
28/7/2014
Craig Wedge floors his pickup and the souped-up diesel engine of his Ford F-350 Power Stroke rumbles like a muscle car, blasting black smoke through an unfiltered exhaust pipe.He and other diesel enthusiasts call this burst of unburned ...   
27/7/2014
Naomi Oreskes is a professor of the history of science at Harvard University. Erik Conway is a historian of science and technology at the California Institute of Technology. They are the co-authors of “The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View ...   
27/7/2014
Almost 30 years after James Hansen, NASA's chief atmospheric scientist, warned Congress that the burning of fossil fuels leads to global warming, the evidence still points to one conclusion: Increasing the use of zero-carbon nuclear power must be ...   
26/7/2014
Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.Many of the 15 nations represented at the Pacific ...   

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