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The Abbott government found $4m for the climate
contrarian Bjørn Lomborg to establish his “consensus centre” at an Australian university, even as it struggled to impose deep spending cuts on the higher education sector.
A spokesman for ...
Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in British Columbia are being planted with trees so that companies can gain credits for carbon
sequestration, says NDP agricultural critic Lana Popham.
During a tour of the province, the MLA has ...
This week could mark a turning point in Canada's struggle to shed its international image as a climate
-change laggard, but could also lay bare the fault lines running through the country's attempts to deal with what many would argue is the ...
Thousands of Canadians took to the streets of Quebec City, Quebec on Saturday to call on their country to curb tar sands growth take action to address the threat of climate
The march, which was organized by the environmental and ...
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...
Journalists love a counterintuitive story, like when a Democrat criticizes unions or a Republican endorses gay marriage. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), with his idiosyncratic libertarianism, provides them with a lot of good stories, like his opposition ...
If you're at the Seattle Mariners season opener Monday you might run into some folks with clipboards, gathering signatures for a newly-announced initiative for 2016 that would tax carbon
emissions.The circulation of petitions to put ...
Facing a loss of high-profile corporate sponsors, a conservative state-level policy
group -- the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) -- threatened action in recent weeks against activist groups that accuse it of denying climate
In his office, Gov. Jay Inslee keeps a framed image of a stand of magenta paintbrush, an alpine meadow flower and a signature species in Washington, that he photographed while hiking with his wife in Olympic National Park. The magenta paintbrush ...
The world’s first “clean coal” plant — that is, the first full-size coal-fired power plant ever to capture and store the majority of its CO2 emissions — is located in, of all places, Saskatchewan. (They should change the name to “Of All Places, ...
Look at most climate
change projection graphs and you will see a smoothly rising red line of increasing temperature, melting ice and other impacts. But climate
does not work that way. Studies of the paleoclimate record indicate that when heat ...
A decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil ...
Australia risks failing “the most important test of climate
credibility this decade”, a leading think-tank has warned.
On Friday, Canberra published an “issues paper” on the country’s post-2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas ...
News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate
change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by ...
The Abbott government has been accused of politicising the release of official greenhouse gas projections that confirm Australia’s international climate
change pledge for 2020 is becoming easier to reach, but which will also increase pressure for ...
One of America’s most powerful and outspoken opponents of climate
change regulation received election campaign contributions that can be traced back to senior BP staff, including chief executive Bob Dudley.
Jim Inhofe, a Republican ...
The charity run by Bill and Melinda Gates, who say the threat of climate
change is so serious that immediate action is needed, held at least $1.4bn (£1bn) of investments in the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies, according to a Guardian ...
A report that shows power companies are the worst polluters underscores the need to retain the renewable energy target in its current form says Greens environment spokesperson Larissa Waters.
AGL has emerged as Australia's biggest ...
The polar ice caps are melting at an alarming rate, the average global temperature is increasing, and natural disasters are wreaking havoc. We have reached a global consensus that climate
change is real, it is happening now, and we must ...
Today marks the day of fast for Catholics in the U.S. as part of the “Lenten Fast for Climate
Justice,” a global campaign launched by the Global Catholic Climate
Movement in partnership with Fast for Climate
Change, Green Anglican Carbon
Fast and ...
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...
The trend of disappearing summer sea ice in the Arctic is clear even though there is always some variability from year to year. Severe winter weather underscores the importance of keeping track of significant trends. Here are the numbers, ...
Wind power in the U.S. has grown significantly over the last decade, with Americans using three times as much wind power as seven years ago and wind now provides about 4.5 percent of the nation's electricity.
The U.S. Department of ...
There are many uncertainties with respect to global climate
change, but there is one thing about which I have no doubts: we will not solve climate
change by running out of fossil fuels.
Understanding this leads to three posible pathways ...
Scott Walker is killing it with Republicans. The Wisconsin governor is one of his party's rising stars--thanks to his ongoing and largely successful war against his state's labor unions, a fight that culminated Monday with the signing of a ...