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25/9/2014
Switching from coal to natural gas for power generation will do very little to reduce harmful US carbon emissions causing climate change, according to new research. In fact, burning this cheap gas will just make us use more energy and hinder the ...   
24/9/2014
UK’s prime minister David Cameron said in a speech at the UN’s climate summit that the country is on track to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050 but that businesses and the poorest countries need assistance in order to thrive in a low-carbon ...   
22/9/2014
Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to ...   
22/9/2014
The People's Climate March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate ...   
21/9/2014
More than 300,000 marchers flooded the streets of New York on Sunday in the largest climate change march in history, vaulting the environmental threat to the top of the global agenda. On a day of 2,700 simultaneous climate events from ...   
21/9/2014
Climate realities | Photo, New York Times
ON Tuesday, world leaders will converge at United Nations headquarters in New York for a summit meeting on the climate that will set the stage for global negotiations next year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of global climate ...   
21/9/2014
In an impassioned plea for action on climate change, the Nobel peace prize winner Desmond Tutu has called for an apartheid-style boycott of fossil fuel firms. In an article written for the Observer ahead of a crucial UN climate summit ...   
20/9/2014
Never before in history have human beings been called on to act collectively in defence of the Earth. As a species, we have endured world wars, epidemics, famine, slavery, apartheid and many other hideous consequences of religious, class, race, ...   
20/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
20/9/2014
Almost as soon as modern mass-market electric vehicles became available, skeptics began asking if they actually delivered an environmental benefit. After all, they argued, charging batteries from a generating plant that burns fossil fuels simply ...   
20/9/2014
We're driving north along the San Francisco waterfront in Toyota's new fuel-cell sedan when the smooth, rounded rear of a Tesla Motors Model S pulls into the lane in front of us.Like the Model S, Toyota's latest clean car runs on an ...   
18/9/2014
Al Gore is hopeful. In fact, the Nobel Laureate, who has spent years solemnly sounding the alarm on global warming, now sounds positively chipper. In an interview with Mashable this week, he argued with the conviction of a ...   
18/9/2014
Christine Milne has said the Greens will help put “spine and rigour” into the Coalition’s Direct Action climate plan and allow it to become law, in return for an assurance that the renewable energy target will not be wound back. Milne ...   
16/9/2014
European lawmakers will vote next week on whether to force Brussels officials to rethink giving billions of euros worth of carbon allowances away for free to heavy industries, after a senior Green member lodged an objection. The European ...   
16/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
14/9/2014
Given the relentless long-term trend towards global warming, it should be a case of all hands on deck. But the world of politics appears to have trumped the laws of physics, writes Mike Steketee."THE laws of physics are non-negotiable," ...   
13/9/2014
We have been pondering the market for alternative fuel vehicles (non-carbon fossil fuels) given the concern over “global warming and/or climate change.” According to the 2014 U.S. Annual Energy Outlook there were just under 14 million alternative ...   
13/9/2014
Terri Lynn Land and her allies say Gary Peters is profiting from the very pollutant he railed against being piled next to the Detroit River last year -- petroleum coke. Peters and his supporters say it’s Land and her allies who are ...   
13/9/2014
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
12/9/2014
Nuclear power in the UK has turned out much safer than environmentalists worried it would be. Friends of the Earth, which feared the threat of a catastrophic Chernobyl-style meltdown in the UK, is now less concerned. Fear of nuclear ...   
10/9/2014
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...   
9/9/2014
Fracking has transformed the United States into the world’s largest producer of natural gas, and now Europe is weighing the pros and cons of the controversial technique as it seeks greater energy independence from its chief gas supplier, ...   
6/9/2014
"The best thing you could do for the Amazon is to blow up all the roads.' These might sound like the words of an eco-terrorist, but it's actually a direct quote from Eneas Salati, a forest climatologist and one of Brazil's most respected ...   
6/9/2014
China recently announced plans to launch a national carbon trading market, to help reduce its 30% contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. Host Steve Curwood discusses the importance and ambition of this plan with Barbara Finamore, the ...   
5/9/2014
Most of us want to do something good for the environment. An easy way is to spend a few dollars buying carbon offsets, perhaps to make us feel less guilty about that long-haul flight we're planning. Turns out those offsets could be more ...   

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