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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 ...
China's efforts to improve urban air quality are often viewed as a helper for fighting climate
change, but a new joint China-U.S. study says otherwise.
The study--carried out by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...
The alarm bells of the climate
crisis have been ringing in our ears for years and are getting louder all the time - yet humanity has failed to change course. What is wrong with us?
Many answers to that question have been offered, ranging ...
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is telling Ottawa to refrain from imposing any carbon
emissions regulations that would hinder growth in the energy sector, and to leave leadership on climate policy
to the provinces.
In a speech to ...
In Part 3 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), we turn to climate
change, which is surely the most politically contentious topic under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on commerce, ...
It’s a product that you can find in newspaper columns and TV talk shows and in conversations over drinks, at barbecues, in tax
i rides and in political speeches.
You can find this product in bookstores, on sponsored speaking tours, in the ...
Rick Perry said carbon
dioxide emissions in Texas were down because of "incentive-based regulation" during his time as governor. But the evidence shows a decline in manufacturing jobs and federal energy policies - not the state`s - are more ...
Political leaders risk derailing efforts to tackle climate
change unless they set out clear plans to phase out dirty coal powered stations by the early 2020s, campaigners have warned.
A coalition of groups including Greenpeace UK, WWF ...
In early 1998, some of the biggest fossil fuel companies in the world were hatching a plan to hijack the science of human-caused global warming.
Representatives from major fossil fuel corporations and industry groups had joined forces ...
Following more than two centuries of fossil-fueled industrialization, during which the atmosphere has been used as a free dump for climate
-changing pollution, an incipient era of carbon
-pollution pricing is paying dividends to the ...
On December 14, 2006, Barbara Correro was at home drinking tea, reading the paper. She had spent the past five years and most of her savings on a long-cherished retirement dream: a small mobile home on 24 acres of pine and hardwood forest, a ...
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tenuous grip on power has again put climate
at the centre of the nation's political leadership struggle, raising concerns among miners and hopes for renewable energy ...
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate
I wrote a post last week that seems to have caused a bit of fuss. I got a bunch of angry emails and Joe Romm is yelling at me on his site, so let me say a few words by way of clarification. Much of the feedback I`ve gotten ascribes beliefs to me ...
It was 8 degrees in Minneapolis on a recent January day, and out on Interstate 394, snow whipped against the windshields of drivers on their morning commutes. But inside the offices of Cargill, the food conglomerate, Greg Page, the company’s ...