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18/4/2014
Do you know the difference between the terms "climate change" and "global warming? Which of these is more ominous? They are often used interchangeably, with "climate change" somehow seeming more politically correct. Perhaps it's because "climate ...   
18/4/2014
Paul Krugman turns his attention to the impact of declining solar power prices on the prospects for climate change today and while his central fact is entirely correct there’s two errors in his argument. His central fact is that the price of ...   
16/4/2014
The European Commission will hold three meetings this summer on how to ensure the bloc's industries can compete in global markets while meeting goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions, it said on Wednesday.The meetings aim to gather views ...   
16/4/2014
We've blown our chances of fully counteracting the effects of climate change; recently-released reports from the International Energy Agency and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) provide plenty of evidence. But all hope is not yet lost, we've ...   
15/4/2014
ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, hauled in a $32.6 billion profit last year. Chief executive Rex Tillerson got a 3 percent bump in his pay package, sending it above $28 million. And today the company gets its annual boost from the ...   
15/4/2014
European Union governments will hold further discussions in June about a proposal to make supply in the world’s biggest carbon market more flexible, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.Climate officials from the 28 ...   
14/4/2014
So far, climate change is following the plot of an epic disaster movie. In the last few years, giant megafires have burned out of control, we’ve been hit with superstorms, our fields have wilted, and there’s barely any ice left at the ...   
14/4/2014
Energy efficiency is a "key mitigation strategy" in keeping global carbon emissions within a safe range through the end of the century, according to a report issued Sunday by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...   
14/4/2014
A transition to a sustainable economy requires not only population stabilization, breakthroughs in resource productivity and checks on material consumption, but also constraints on aggregate investment. Built into the DNA of finance is the goal ...   
14/4/2014
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday. That ...   
14/4/2014
Delivering the latest stark news about climate change on Sunday, a United Nations panel warned that governments are not doing enough to avert profound risks in coming decades. But the experts found a silver lining: Not only is there still time to ...   
13/4/2014
The world is on track for dangerous climate change, having nearly lost room for further pollution in the mix of gases that make up the atmosphere. Despite a rise in clean, renewable energy supplies in certain countries, and a partial shift from ...   
13/4/2014
The study, drawing on the work of more than 1,000 experts, said a shift from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy such as wind, solar or nuclear power was affordable and would shave only about 0.06 percentage point a year off world economic ...   
13/4/2014
A long-awaited UN report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels. There must be a "massive shift" to renewable energy, says the 33-page study released in Berlin. It has ...   
13/4/2014
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue concluded Sunday. That ...   
13/4/2014
Greenhouse gas emissions from today will greatly affect our descendants for at least 1000 years. "In 1000 years, between 15 and 40 per cent of the CO2 we emit today will still be left in the atmosphere," says Professor Anders Hammer ...   
12/4/2014
A United Nations report suggests that governments can still avert the more serious consequences of climate change provided they act quickly and aggressively to cut the accelerating pace of greenhouse-gas emissions. According to the ...   
12/4/2014
SO the latest news is that President Vladimir Putin of Russia has threatened to turn off gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev doesn’t pay its overdue bill, and, by the way, Ukraine’s pipelines are the transit route for 15 percent of gas consumption ...   
10/4/2014
One economic fact is held to be self-evident: that the future well-being of the United States requires economic growth -- preferably, as much of it as we can muster. Despite wildly divergent policy recommendations, this basic assumption is made ...   
10/4/2014
What lives in the deepest part of the ocean--the abyss? A team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will use the world's only full-ocean-depth, hybrid, remotely-operated vehicle, Nereus, and other advanced technology to ...   
10/4/2014
"People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change. We can, for instance, boycott events, sports teams and media programming sponsored by fossil-fuel energy companies. We can demand that the ...   
10/4/2014
UN experts have said that reducing emissions from vehicles is possible and less complicated than what previously thought but that a rise in global traffic is expected and governments must act. A draft UN report seen by BBC News has ...   
9/4/2014
A new study charges that government regulations for biomass plants are riddled with loopholes that allow wood-burning facilities to spew more toxic emissions in the air than coal-fired power plants. The findings are refueling a controversy over ...   
4/4/2014
In a world that has never produced so much oil and gas, the United Nations is seeking to persuade producers they need to leave three-quarters of their reserves in the ground and explore cleaner energy to combat climate change. “The ...   
1/4/2014
The BBC has been accused of misleading the public about climate change, creating a “false balance” by allowing unqualified climate sceptics too much air time and giving opinion the same weight as fact.In a damning parliamentary report, ...   

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