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27/9/2014
The province's 190 local governments and 26 districts are calling for more government oversight over thermal coal exports in British Columbia, which are set to increase after a recent federal decision. Delegates at the Union of B.C. ...   
19/8/2014
Australia is frightening developers away from renewable energy even before the government decides whether to overhaul targets for the industry’s growth. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s decision to take advice on renewable energy targets ...   
7/7/2014
Landmark new policies that have sharply curtailed U.S. financing for international coal projects may be rolled back, the result of a sudden, polarised fight over a little-known government agency here. The debate revolves around an entity ...   
28/6/2014
The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent ...   
17/6/2014
President Obama delivered the commencement address at UC Irvine over the weekend and was rather unrestrained in his mockery of those “who stubbornly and automatically reject the scientific evidence.” “They say, ‘Hey, look, I’m not a ...   
13/6/2014
The famous adage that nothing is certain in this world but death and taxes should probably be amended. At least insofar as politics and policy are concerned, there is a third inevitability: lawsuits. Before they even know the details of ...   
8/6/2014
President Obama and his harshest critics — business groups and Republicans — have a shared interest in exaggerating the impact of the president’s proposal on climate change. By 2030, the proposal would reduce the electricity sector’s ...   
8/6/2014
President Barack Obama’s proposed restrictions to reduce greenhouse gases continue a 40-year federal effort to clean the air, but he might have seriously damaged Democratic chances of holding the Senate in the November elections.Although ...   
7/6/2014
White House counselor John Podesta is "fairly confident' that proposed EPA greenhouse gas restrictions can survive scrutiny under the next president -- and that Democrats can campaign on the climate change issue in races this ...   
3/6/2014
Louisiana congressional members Monday quickly condemned the Obama administrations bold plan to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent in 16 years. But others in Congress said the plan, by targeting coal-fired ...   
2/6/2014
The Obama administration's plan to restrict emissions from coal-burning power plants in the United States is expected to intensify an environmental battle that is already under way over coal-port expansion in British Columbia. "I think ...   
2/6/2014
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some ...   
1/6/2014
THE Obama administration today plans to make public the first rules limiting carbon emissions from the thousands of power plants. The pollution controls form the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's campaign to combat climate change ...   
30/5/2014
Americans as a whole support putting strict regulations on the amount of carbon dioxide emitted from existing coal-fired power plants in order to fight global warming and improve public health, a Yale University poll released Thursday ...   
16/5/2014
The EPA will launch the most dramatic anti-pollution regulation in a generation early next month, a sweeping crackdown on carbon that offers President Barack Obama his last real shot at a legacy on climate change -- while causing significant ...   
16/4/2014
Recently, the US State Department released yet another report on the environmental impacts of building the Keystone pipeline. The report is shocking in its ironic juxtaposition of real greenhouse gas emissions and the potential impact on the ...   
14/3/2014
Arizona startup Green Energy Storage wants to transform an abandoned open-pit copper mine 45 miles south of Phoenix into a large-scale solar power and pumped-hydro storage facility. Although still in the early days of development, the ...   
26/2/2014
An estimated 35 million gallons of arsenic-contaminated water and ash has spilled into the Dan River since February 2, when a stormwater pipe broke beneath an unlined coal ash storage pond at Duke Energy`s retired power plant in Eden, near the ...   
31/1/2014
In its final environmental review of TransCanada`s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department today acknowledges for the first time that the pipeline could "significantly impact" climate change. Unlike its previous reviews ...   
30/1/2014
Inside a ceremonial longhouse in northern Oregon last September, the sun's rays spilling between the high-peaked beams, Davis Yellowash Washines was seated in full ceremonial dress -- yellow headband, red sash, beaded shoes. A rawhide drum rested ...   
17/1/2014
In the same days an entrepreneur went on federal trial for fraud over an unproven "clean coal" scheme, President Obama`s Department of Energy (DOE) gave a game-changing approval for a $1 billion gift to continue the unproven FutureGen "clean ...   
17/1/2014
It took a few days after a state of emergency was declared across nine West Virginia counties--and one-sixth of the state’s population was told not to drink or bathe using their tap water--for the national news media to discover a story of ...   
14/1/2014
In December at Georgetown University, Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate Action and the Center for American Progress Action Fund brought together experts from around the U.S. and Canada to answer the question: Can Keystone Pass the President`s Climate ...   
13/12/2013
A decision 90 years ago by the people of Sacramento, Calif. to oust a private electric company and start a government-owned utility has been the unlikely inspiration for Berliners trying to wrest control of Germany's largest grid from a ...   
8/12/2013
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t go to China very often. But when she does it generates a lot of attention. After all, Administrator McCarthy and the EPA are important actors in implementing President Obama’s ...   

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