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24/7/2014
A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power ...   
16/7/2014
Australia’s Senate voted to scrap the nation’s price on carbon, fulfilling a key election pledge by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and leaving the nation without an approved mechanism to tackle emissions. The repeal bill was passed 39 votes ...   
14/6/2014
EPA rules ignore methane | Audio | Photo, Living on Earth
Climate protection advocates have applauded the EPA's recent power plant regulations, but environmental lawyer Bill Snape tells host Steve Curwood, the new rules don't deal with methane, and that could be a serious problem for the ...   
2/6/2014
Any American civics lesson includes the "balance of powers" of our government among its three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. When all three branches agree on something, it's hard to argue against it. The latest of those rare ...   
31/5/2014
Bryan T. Pagel, a dairy farmer, watched as a glistening slurry of cow manure disappeared down a culvert. If recycling the waste on his family's farm would help to save the world, he was happy to go along. Out back, machinery was breaking ...   
25/5/2014
ET Now caught up with former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu for his views on India's energy sector. Excerpts: ET Now: Should you become the next energy minister, what key hurdles do you believe need addressing in each of the three ...   
23/5/2014
You probably have no idea who Jim Rubens is. Nor should you, really. Even the most politically savvy observer would struggle to name every obscure candidate running in a primary for a U.S. Senate seat. And that, certainly, is what Rubens is as he ...   
12/5/2014
Step by step, the Australian Coalition Government, headed by Liberal Prime Minister Tony Abbott, is tearing down the climate change mitigation and adaption measures put in place by the previous two Labor governments. The carbon price ...   
1/5/2014
The massive subsidies given to the production and consumption of fossil fuels must be curbed if the world is to complete a transition to a low-carbon economy, UN experts have warned. Speaking at an event co-organised by the UN ...   
19/4/2014
WHAT more could one want? It is cheap and simple to extract, ship and burn. It is abundant: proven reserves amount to 109 years of current consumption, reckons BP, a British energy giant. They are mostly in politically stable places. There is a ...   
15/4/2014
A row is still simmering within the European commission over landmark targets for greenhouse gas emissions, hours before they are published on Wednesday.The row, which jeopardises international negotiations on climate change, has been ...   
14/4/2014
Last year, the U.S. wind energy industry chalked up a record number of projects and generating capacity under construction. By year end, private corporations invested billions of dollars, and new records for generation were set in many locations, ...   
14/4/2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident to switch the nation to renewables. A new energy plan ...   
14/4/2014
A transition to a sustainable economy requires not only population stabilization, breakthroughs in resource productivity and checks on material consumption, but also constraints on aggregate investment. Built into the DNA of finance is the goal ...   
13/4/2014
Global action on climate change is set to kick off a clean energy revolution that could rewrite Canada's economy, according to the third installment of the Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released ...   
13/4/2014
A long-awaited UN report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels. There must be a "massive shift" to renewable energy, says the 33-page study released in Berlin. It has ...   
9/4/2014
A Conservative party plan to limit the number of onshore windfarms would drive up household energy bills, according to the UK's most eminent engineers. Replacing a single banned onshore turbine with offshore wind power, which is more ...   
9/4/2014
A new study charges that government regulations for biomass plants are riddled with loopholes that allow wood-burning facilities to spew more toxic emissions in the air than coal-fired power plants. The findings are refueling a controversy over ...   
29/3/2014
Anyone who thought climate change was something happening far away, to someone else, should think again. According to the world's leading scientists, climate change is an increasing threat to human safety around the world. In a new ...   
15/3/2014
On a perfect spring day in the coastal forest of North Carolina I hike along a nature trail - a thread of dry gravel between the pools of the Roanoke river backwaters. A glistening otter dives for lunch just a few feet away. Majestic ...   
17/2/2014
The Chinese government is so disturbed by its nation`s growing reputation for poor air quality that is willing to pay cities that try to buck the trend. China`s cabinet has announced the development of a fund worth $1.6 billion to reward ...   
6/2/2014
The Obama administration is concerned that a recent and growing spate of premature U.S. reactor closures could threaten the country's aggressive climate goals, a top Energy Department official said today.Pete Lyons, DOE's assistant ...   
6/2/2014
The European Union sees itself leading the world in curbing carbon-dioxide emissions and doing more than any other region to mitigate climate change. But it is also increasing the share of electricity being generated by the most carbon-intensive ...   
2/2/2014
The international community has as little as 15 years to limit greenhouse gas emissions and invest in clean energy technologies before climate change will become too serious a problem for current technology to tackle or will be extremely costly, ...   
24/1/2014
Corporate power is the greatest threat to progress on climate change in Davos.Climate change is high on the agenda as the rich and powerful meet in Davos. UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has asked Davos to deliver bold proposals that ...   

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