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22/9/2014
The People's Climate March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate ...   
21/9/2014
Climate activists have rallied in Australia at the start of worldwide protest to press for overdue steps at Tuesday's UN summit in New York. In Cairns, protestors urged G20 finance ministers to switch to "renewables." Protestors alarmed ...   
3/9/2014
“Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonZero has become the most important number for humanity. Why?Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse ...   
6/7/2013
President Obama is channeling his inner Al Gore in his new climate push with a public relations strategy that breaks with his first term. Obama, in short, is now talking loudly and directly about the peril of climate change as he ...   
14/6/2013
Like any major city near a coast, Seattle likely won't be immune from rising sea levels and other effects of global warming. Mayor Mike McGinn discusses the city's plans for addressing climate change, including his push to divest Seattle's ...   
22/4/2013
Climate change is a worthy issue which most of us feel we should be deeply concerned about - but not just yet. In the cosy Western World, there is a distinct lack of urgency about the problem. We wrongly feel the impact of climate change ...   
20/3/2013
Los Angeles will become the biggest U.S. city to abandon coal-fueled electricity after the taxpayer- owned utility said it will support renewable sources, boost energy efficiency and build a new natural-gas fired plant. The city’s ...   
18/1/2013
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change. After promising in 2008 that his presidency would be "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal," ...   
28/12/2012
A year ago, as the curtain was closing on 2011, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood in front of an audience at the United Nations and declared that it would be cities, not national governments, that would lead the fight against climate ...   
17/11/2012
Environmental groups will step up the pressure on Barack Obama to act on climate change in his second term, with a rally Sunday at the White House against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Activists are pressing Obama to deliver early ...   
7/9/2012
President Obama embraced his environmental record Thursday and fought back at his GOP rival's recent mockery by telling the Democratic National Convention that "climate change is not a hoax." In accepting the Democratic presidential ...   
23/6/2011
Al Gore takes some shots at President Obama in a new Rolling Stone essay, grumbling that he has “thus far failed to use the bully pulpit to make the case for bold action on climate change.” Wait: Isn’t that Al Gore’s job? The president’s job is ...   
22/6/2011
Al Gore has a lengthy piece in the forthcoming issue of Rolling Stone on--what else?--climate change. He starts out with some harsh (and deserved) words about the media's overall coverage of the issue. But his toughest criticism is reserved for ...   
29/7/2010
Following the rocky path of climate legislation in the U.S. Congress these past years brought me back to the 1980s, and my time as a crime reporter in New York City. After a shooting in those days, a homicide detective named Marty Davin would go ...   
1/2/2010
As the world burns, Rolling Stone
This was supposed to be the transformative moment on global warming, the tipping point when America proved to the world that capitalism has a conscience, that we take the fate of the planet seriously. According to the script, Congress would pass ...   
26/6/2009
The House passed legislation on Friday intended to address global warming and transform the way the nation produces and uses energy. The vote was the first time either house of Congress had approved a bill meant to curb the heat-trapping ...   
12/3/2009
Some say there's a whiff of fresh air in Washington. But others say it's the same hot air as always . . . only there's more of it than ever. As President Obama continues to push for a market-based cap on greenhouse gas emissions, an ...   
27/2/2009
It might, in other circumstances, seem a quaint and harmless relic from another era: a coal plant built 99 years ago to assure Congress an independent source of power. But the Capitol Hill Power Plant, a compact red brick building now ...   
17/2/2009
"I can’t understand," Al Gore said a while ago, "why there aren’t rings of young people blocking bulldozers and preventing them from constructing coal-fired power plants." Just wait, Al. The Capitol Climate Action, a coalition of ...   
29/1/2009
Iron fertilization of oceans less effective in sequestering carbon than previously estimated In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, former Vice President Al Gore urged lawmakers to move swiftly on a ...   
28/1/2009
Former US vice president Al Gore called Wednesday for new US global leadership on climate change, "reversing years of inaction," calling environmental action an untapped fuel of economic growth. Gore urged lawmakers to speedily pass US ...   
28/1/2009
Former Vice President Al Gore told U.S. lawmakers that “bold action now” to combat global warming is needed to solve the nation’s climate, economic and national security challenges, and called for passage of President Barack Obama’s stimulus plan ...   
28/1/2009
Former US vice president Al Gore pressed lawmakers Wednesday to back President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan and quickly restrict US output of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming. "In order to repower our economy, restore ...   
28/1/2009
Former Vice President Al Gore today warned U.S. lawmakers that humanity faces "a planetary emergency" from climate change and repeated his call for binding limits on greenhouse gas emissions. "We have arrived at a moment of decision," said Gore, ...   
28/1/2009
Climate crusader Al Gore said the first step toward restoring U.S. "economic and moral leadership" is to pass President Barack Obama's stimulus package -- and the second step is putting a price on carbon. "For years our efforts to ...   

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