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20/5/2015
Greenhouse gas emissions from increasing oilsands production will rise faster than Canada's ability to curb them, the federal government was warned before new emissions reduction targets were announced last week. Cabinet documents ...   
15/5/2015
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world’s largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in ...   
13/4/2015
The end of the 2008 Democratic primary was a weird, drawn-out exercise in face-saving and point-making. Sometime around the end of March or the beginning of April of that year, it became apparent that Hillary Clinton had no viable path to the ...   
11/4/2015
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...   
18/3/2015
The streets of this northwestern Chinese city were once packed with Ferraris, BMWs and other luxury cars. Now, they are all gone. Average housing prices here have dropped by a quarter in two years. Driving across the city's downtown, you ...   
7/3/2015
Just a few hundred yards from Lake Robinson lies an old waste pond that, until this year, was among the least of Duke Energy’s worries in the Carolinas.The pond had virtually dried up and, as coal ash basins go, didn’t appear to present ...   
9/2/2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tenuous grip on power has again put climate-change policy at the centre of the nation's political leadership struggle, raising concerns among miners and hopes for renewable energy ...   
27/1/2015
The collapse of legislation to reduce US greenhouse-gas emissions was one of the most significant failures of President Barack Obama’s first term in office. Halfway through his second, in the face of an entrenched Republican majority on Capitol ...   
25/1/2015
When it comes to energy and climate politics, things are heating up on the Senate floor. Debate over amendments to the Senate bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline forced Republicans to put their views on climate change on the record ...   
6/1/2015
The caricatures of the swaggering, independent Texan and the elitist, trend-setting Californian are on full display in the otherwise dry, technical comments the two major economic drivers submitted on U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan.The ...   
5/1/2015
Last year, it often seemed like we were fighting attacks on the environment from all sides. But those of us pushing back against pollution and climate change enjoyed some significant victories in 2014, including the People’s Climate March in New ...   
12/11/2014
In what may prove to be a watershed moment in the fight against climate change, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced from Beijing on Wednesday that they are pursuing ambitious new greenhouse gas emission ...   
5/11/2014
Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican.For the ...   
5/11/2014
Despite millions spent to make climate change a wedge issue during the midterms, environmentally friendly candidates didn’t fare well on Election Day.Green groups funneled an unprecedented amount of money into top Senate races that ...   
1/11/2014
Two years after Hurricane Sandy, the vast majority of homeowners who have sought help have not received it. New Jersey has done better than New York City, but lagged behind New York State. The Christie administration has been inexcusably ...   
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 ...   

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