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22/4/2014
On a stunning cloudless day in the Nevada desert, Lisa Jackson stands with her back to an array of advanced solar cells, peering across a low chain link fence at NV Energy's Fort Churchill Power Generating plant just a few hundred yards away. The ...   
20/4/2014
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that ...   
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 ...   
13/4/2014
Trillion-dollar shifts in investments are needed to scale up the use of renewable energy sources if runaway climate change is to be prevented, a UN report has warned. Published today after a week of deliberations in Berlin, the ...   
9/4/2014
Reducing pollution from cars has been cheaper and easier than UN experts thought, a draft report says. The UN's climate panel has admitted it underestimated the huge gains in weight and fuel efficiency achieved by car ...   
9/4/2014
Tony Abbott declared the Western Australia half-senate election to be a "referendum" on the carbon price in his first major door-stop as prime minister in Perth last year If there is a new election it will be another opportunity for the ...   
8/4/2014
Senator Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) is the new head of the Senate finance committee and previously had chaired that body's energy committee. Fortune talked to him in early April at the Bloomberg New Energy Future of Energy Summit in New York City to ...   
6/4/2014
THERE’S A DARK JOKE in the city planning community that refers to an exhibit at the Boston Public Library. Near the Boylston Street entrance, a floor map titled “Boston Over Time” shows how the city has grown since 1630. Much of that growth, ...   
4/4/2014
Pushing the needle back on billowing carbon dioxide emissions may be necessary to avoid catastrophic warming. But for those who are squeamish about drastically engineering the climate by seeding algae blooms or spraying aerosols to form clouds, ...   
4/4/2014
Questions about climate change are surfacing on Capitol Hill amid an ongoing bipartisan drumbeat for faster federal approval of liquefied natural gas projects -- this time in Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's backyard. Landrieu, a Democrat ...   
4/4/2014
Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.'A cost USD 0.15 per kilo CO2 would be enough to solve the whole climate change problem,' says Thomas Sterner, ...   
3/4/2014
From Durban, South Africa, to West Chester, Pennsylvania, local and municipal governments are trying to do their part to slow the advance of global climate change and adapt their communities to new climate realities, as laid out in the latest ...   
26/3/2014
In the US context, the idea of putting a tax on carbon is going nowhere fast. While the policy has been championed by liberal legislators and by a few conservative apostates, like former South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis, mainstream Republican ...   
26/3/2014
Thanks to the natural gas boom, carbon dioxide emissions dropped in the United States. But those emissions savings were probably completely undone thanks to U.S. coal exports. That`s the finding from new research by CO2 Scorecard, which ...   
25/3/2014
Suppose that you live in Vancouver and you drive a car to work. Naturally, you have to get gas regularly. When you stop at the pump, you may see a notice like the one above, explaining that part of the price you're paying is, in effect, due to ...   
23/3/2014
hen faced with intractable problems, we often make up stories to console ourselves. The boat’s not really sinking, we say: We’re just going through a rough patch. We’re not headed for disaster; we’ve just been blown off course. Better to keep a ...   
20/3/2014
The chancellor George Osborne is a dangerous man. A disciple of financial service deregulating and climate change denying ex-chancellor Lord Lawson, he delivered a budget statement on Wednesday as depressing as the Conservative Environment ...   
20/3/2014
Each year there are more extreme weather events not only in the US but all over the world. Most scientists agree that, as more carbon dioxide is pumped into the air and the gaseous composition of the atmosphere is changed, extreme weather events ...   
19/3/2014
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Coalition government have failed in its first attempt to repeal Australia's carbon tax. The Australian Labour Party and the Greens used their numbers to their advantage in the Senate to block the carbon tax ...   
18/3/2014
The trade body for the sustainable investment industry has called on George Osborne to deliver a budget statement on Wednesday that supports long-term investment and keeps in place economic measures to boost the low-carbon economy. The ...   
17/3/2014
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? | Photo, National Geographic
Coal provides 40 percent of the world's electricity. It produces 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. It kills thousands a year in mines, many more with polluted air. Environmentalists say that clean coal is a myth. Of course it is: Just ...   
14/3/2014
Three of Australia's senior economists have backed carbon pricing as the most effective way to reduce carbon emissions. One, former Reserve Bank governor Bernie Fraser, also said the Abbott government was working in the short-term ...   
12/3/2014
Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.Addressing a nearly empty chamber and visitor gallery, more than two dozen speakers ...   
11/3/2014
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday morning responded to Democrats' climate change all-nighter by daring them to bring legislation to the Senate floor. Senate Democrats held a 14-hour talkathon on the Senate floor ...   
6/3/2014
Ross Garnaut says Australia’s climate change debate is like a “Martian beauty contest” where some flaws in the existing carbon tax are on full display but the still-hidden Coalition “direct action” policy “contestant” would certainly be far ...   

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