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28/5/2015
When the U.S. arrives at the international climate negotiations in Paris at the end of the year it will bring to the table its pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions between 26 and 28 percent under 2005 levels over the next ...   
25/5/2015
Worried that his eyes and urine were turning a deep yellow, Gednezar Dladla made his way to a local clinic and was referred to a district hospital, where he was x-rayed, diagnosed with gallstones, and admitted for the night. Both institutions ...   
25/5/2015
Germany, the world leader in installing renewable energy, had a moment last month. It was producing so much electricity from solar, wind and biomass that more than half of the country's electricity was flowing from these renewable ...   
24/5/2015
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...   
23/5/2015
When the Rev. Gary Padgett plans to speak on the politically charged issue of climate change to a Catholic congregation, he undertakes a delicate process.He said he avoids "talking points," keeps language ambiguous and tries to show how ...   
21/5/2015
Elders around the world may be our best hope for solving the "super wicked" problem of climate change. Short-term thinking created our current climate predicament. Despite warnings and predictions from the scientific community, the developed ...   
21/5/2015
The carbon dioxide (CO2) at the Bravo Dome gas field in New Mexico is volcanic in origin, and its emplacement began more than a million years ago, not 10 thousand years ago, as previously estimated. Averaged across the reservoir, only 20% of the ...   
21/5/2015
This week, the International Monetary Fund put out a big report claiming the world spends $5.3 trillion a year subsidizing energy, mainly fossil fuels.That's an eye-popping number. And it led to plenty of outraged headlines: Look at all ...   
18/5/2015
A man of Ben van Beurden’s power and reputation for blunt speaking is capable of silencing a ballroom packed with his boisterous peers. When the chief executive of Shell rose to address an industry gathering in a London hotel, a respectful hush ...   
16/5/2015
Soon they will return. But when the small fishing boats of East Yorkshire’s Holderness Coast go back to Westermost Rough some time within the next few weeks, what they will find remains as murky as the waters they used to fish. This area ...   
14/5/2015
A wide-reaching trade agreement between the United States and several Asian nations could have catastrophic repercussions for climate change, including giving corporations the power to sue governments that try to limit polluting industries, ...   
13/5/2015
An effort to bring oil rigs to waters off the Alaskan coast took a step forward Monday as the Obama administration granted conditional approval to a plan by Shell Gulf of Mexico to begin exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea. The ...   
12/5/2015
Have you noticed more two-wheelers on your commute, especially if you live in a city? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans who travel to work by bike increased an incredible 60 percent over the last decade, making it the ...   
11/5/2015
Safely reaching the UN's climate target requires governments to have a long-term vision that includes carbon pricing, the World Bank said Monday. A price on carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal greenhouse gas, "is an efficient way to ...   
11/5/2015
A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ...   
10/5/2015
"For six or seven years, the previous government had white papers and round tables," said Kent Brown, president of Calgary-based developer BluEarth Renewables Inc. "We were caught in the uncertainty and lack of decision making. The new government ...   
8/5/2015
Denmark has distinguished itself as the country moving the fastest toward the eventual replacement of fossil fuels. Its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 is laudable, but the assumption that this path will reverse global warming while ...   
8/5/2015
Can Germany signal the beginning of the end for coal investment in Europe? This question gained prominent media attention last week amid competing protests staged on opposite sides of the country. One, a human chain of 6,000 ...   
6/5/2015
The world’s power mix is shifting from emissions-heavy fossil fuels to cleaner sources like solar, wind, and hydropower. Among US renewables, solar is the fastest growing, according to the US Energy Information Agency, and along with wind it ...   
5/5/2015
European Union negotiators are endorsing an accelerated overhaul of the bloc’s carbon market after the price of emission rights fell to levels that fail to deter polluters.Representatives of EU governments, the European Parliament and the ...   
29/4/2015
An editorial that the Oklahoma Republican penned last week for CNN titled "Obama should embrace nuclear energy" has sparked rumors that he's going soft on his infamous disbelief in human-caused global warming. The White House is ...   
21/4/2015
Australia should aim to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2025, compared with 2000 levels, in order to catch up to other countries’ efforts and prove it is a “good global citizen”, according to a Climate Change Authority ...   
19/4/2015
It seems simple enough: Take the salt out of water so it's drinkable. But it's far more complex than it appears at first glance. It's also increasingly crucial in a world where freshwater resources are progressively strained by ...   
17/4/2015
The US should tackle climate change through innovation instead of regulation, says likely GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. An international deal to slash planet-warming emissions would not be effective, Ms. Fiorina said at a ...   

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