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14/8/2014
South Korea decided on Thursday that its carbon trading market will go ahead as planned on Jan. 1 of next year, despite the finance minister's calls last month for it to be delayed. South Korea's scheme - the government's key policy to ...   
11/7/2014
There is much wry amusement in environmental circles today, after Tony Abbott, Australia's climate-reckless Prime Minister, saw his plans to repeal the country's carbon tax blocked by the Senate. Any sense of schadenfreude (I know it's an ...   
8/7/2014
A political push is underway to block California's carbon cap-and-trade program from expanding next year to include motor fuels. State Assemblyman Henry Perea (D) on Friday stripped text out of one of his bills that was sitting in ...   
3/7/2014
Within the past six weeks, former Republican Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson and 16 former generals and admirals have issued stern warnings about the serious economic and national security risks America faces by failing to address climate ...   
12/6/2014
When you combine climate change, an unlikely partnership between Californians and French-speaking Canadians—and the prospect of an 8-cents-a-gallon rise in gasoline prices—what do you get?The energy industry vs. California. And ...   
31/5/2014
When the Obama administration unveils its much-anticipated proposal to curb power plant emissions, this cornerstone of the president's climate change policy - the most significant environmental regulation of his term - will not be declared in a ...   
18/5/2014
Recently, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy’s national climate seminar series hosted divestment campaign manager Jay Carmona and digital campaigner Duncan Meisel to talk about 350.org’s ongoing effort to fight global warming. Together ...   
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 ...   
25/3/2014
After years of visiting Canadian ministers talking of little else - at least inside the Beltway - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt barely mentioned the controversial and long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday. Rail or pipeline, it ...   
8/3/2014
BETWEEN 1998 and 2013, the Earth’s surface temperature rose at a rate of 0.04°C a decade, far slower than the 0.18°C increase in the 1990s. Meanwhile, emissions of carbon dioxide (which would be expected to push temperatures up) rose ...   
29/10/2013
The government avoided a House of Lords rebellion last night as peers voted by 216 to 202 to defeat an amendment to the Energy Bill that would have required it to introduce a decarbonisation target for the power sector next year. Green ...   
18/9/2013
Australia is at risk of breaching a global agreement to cut greenhouse gases as power markets signal Prime Minister Tony Abbott will exploit the widest election victory in nine years to repeal the nation’s carbon system.Electricity futures ...   
16/9/2013
The president has delayed it. Protesters tried to stop it. But the Keystone XL pipeline is approaching a major finishing line anyway, setting the stage for a rush of new oil to move through Texas.The southern leg of Keystone XL is more ...   
14/9/2013
As the Senate weighs a symbolic vote on the oil sands crude pipeline that has rallied green opposition to a degree rivaled only by proposed drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Canada's ambassador to the United States yesterday walked ...   
7/9/2013
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama formally proposing "joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector," if that is what's needed to gain approval of the Keystone XL pipeline ...   
1/7/2013
The Senate seems likely to confirm Gina McCarthy as head of the Environmental Protection Agency in July despite warnings that President Barack Obama’s new climate agenda could torpedo her nomination.McCarthy should win support from ...   
25/6/2013
Appealing for courageous action "before it's too late," President Barack Obama launched a major second-term drive Tuesday to combat climate change and secure a safer planet, bypassing Congress as he sought to set a cornerstone of his ...   
28/5/2013
During a major speech on climate change last week, Governor Jerry Brown warned that the planet is quickly approaching a point of no return. If we don't act fast to reduce greenhouse gases, he said, "five years from now, it's over." The Oakland ...   
8/5/2013
President Obama’s first major environmental decision of his second term could be to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, profoundly disappointing environmental advocates who have made the project a symbolic test of the president’s seriousness on ...   
27/4/2013
As the great research ship Chikyu left Shimizu in January to mine the explosive ice beneath the Philippine Sea, chances are good that not one of the scientists aboard realized they might be closing the door on Winston Churchill’s world. Their ...   
24/4/2013
SHORTLY after winning re-election in November, President Obama promised assertive leadership on climate change and energy. In his State of the Union address in February, he vowed that if the assembled lawmakers failed to pass broad climate ...   
21/4/2013
On a showery afternoon last week in West London, a ripple of enthusiasm went through the trading floor of CF Partners, a privately owned financial company. The price of carbon allowances, shown in green lights on a board hanging from the ceiling, ...   
20/4/2013
While forests once provided subsistence for local people, for generations clearing forested land has also been good for global business, providing immediate food security for the world. Put simply, forests have been worth more dead than ...   
17/4/2013
On February 17, more than 40,000 climate change activists--many of them quite young--rallied in Washington, DC, to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, which will transport dirty tar sands oil from Canada across the heartland. The scornful response ...   
29/3/2013
Environmentalists and public health advocates are lauding a key, long-awaited proposal put forward by President Barack Obama's administration that would require cleaner gasoline and more effective technologies on vehicles, cutting various harmful ...   

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