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13/9/2014
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
12/9/2014
Richard Branson has failed to deliver on his much-vaunted pledge to spend $3bn (£1.8bn) over a decade to develop a low carbon fuel.Seven years into the pledge, Branson has paid out only a small fraction of the promised money – “well under ...   
20/3/2014
Each year there are more extreme weather events not only in the US but all over the world. Most scientists agree that, as more carbon dioxide is pumped into the air and the gaseous composition of the atmosphere is changed, extreme weather events ...   
13/2/2014
There are likely a lot of East Coasters wishing they lived in sunny, dry (and comparatively warm) California right now. But Californians know their weather is anything but a blessing these days with a drought that’s being called ...   
8/2/2014
The palm trees and billiard table have been shipped in, work on the infinity pool overlooking the coral reef is progressing and the tennis courts are celebrity-ready. But few of the super-luxury buildings rising on Moskito island's beaches are ...   
8/1/2014
In 2014, constitutional challenges to Brazil's dismantled Forest Code will determine if wholesale destruction of the earth's largest forest complexes¾and important carbon sinks¾will continue. These rulings may herald a return of ...   
7/12/2013
For years now, people have argued over both the reality and nature of climate change on our Earth. Scientists, mostly, have increasingly argued the preponderance of evidence points strongly towards a significant change in global climate in the ...   
4/12/2013
More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control ...   
9/10/2013
When Superstorm Sandy roared ashore with a surge of seawater in 2012, Sergej Mahnovski had been on the job directing the New York Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability for one week. He had a steep learning curve. In the wake of ...   
19/8/2013
The history we grow up with shapes our sense of reality--it's hard to shake. If you were young during the fight against Nazism, war seems a different, more virtuous animal than if you came of age during Vietnam. I was born in 1960, and so the ...   
7/8/2013
Carbon trading schemes are at acute risk from criminal gangs and fraud, a new report from Interpol warns.The police agency says uncertain regulations and a lack of oversight and transparency threaten the environmental and financial ...   
7/4/2013
Tom Steyer is a man at odds with himself. He made his fortune by founding a hedge fund with a keen interest in the energy sector, including leading oil, pipeline and mining companies. The firm also gobbled up stock in BP a year after its ...   
7/2/2013
Jimmy Strickland can tell you exactly how much money rising sea levels have cost his business. In 1989, he opened his accounting firm in a one-story brick building near Norfolk’s historic cobblestoned Hague district, which surrounds one of this ...   
11/1/2013
Climate change is already affecting how Americans live and work, and evidence is mounting that the burning of fossil fuels has roughly doubled the probability of extreme heat waves, the Obama administration said Friday."Sea level is ...   
6/11/2012
The small makeup room off the main floor of KUSI`s studios, in a suburban canyon on the north end of San Diego, has seen better days. The carpet is stained; the couch sags. John Coleman, KUSI`s weatherman, pulls off the brown sweatshirt he has ...   
1/11/2012
The invitation to the White House in the spring of 2009 struck Barack Obama's allies in the environmental movement as a big moment: a clear sign that climate change was on his radar and that the president was eager to get to work. The ...   
4/6/2012
It's been a tough few weeks for the forces of climate change denial. First came the giant billboard with Unabomber Ted Kacynzki's face plastered across it: "I Still Believe in Global Warming. Do You?" Sponsored by the Heartland ...   
31/5/2012
Transactions of voluntary carbon credits grew to $576m last year, defying the sluggish economy by reaching the highest level since 2008, with corporate buyers making up the vast majority of purchases. Companies comprised over 92 per cent ...   
26/4/2012
Three out of four U.S. voters favor regulating carbon dioxide as a greenhouse-gas pollutant, and a majority think global warming should be a priority for the president and Congress, a survey of American attitudes on climate and energy reported on ...   
31/3/2012
When a landmark UN conference on sustainable development kicks off in Brazil in mid-June, more than 120 world leaders are expected to participate in the much-ballyhooed talkfest on the future of the global environment. “But yet we ...   
16/2/2012
Former U.S. Vice President and Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder Al Gore speaks during the panel for Current TV's "Politically Direct" at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, California on January 13, 2012. ...   
16/2/2012
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said investors in oil and gas companies who ignore the cost of emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are making a mistake similar to those who invested in subprime mortgages. "The value of ...   
4/2/2012
A service provider for the green consumer says it is revolutionizing the way people approach sustainability, and the key to that revolution, it says, is games. Recyclebank, a Philadelphia-based startup-turned international service ...   
21/9/2011
Global financial institutions are recommending raising money to fight climate change by trimming subsidies for fossil fuels, putting a price tag of $25 per ton on carbon emissions and collecting a surcharge on aviation and shipping ...   
5/8/2011
'Bullshit!` Al Gore calls out climate change deniers “They pay pseudo-scientists to pretend to be scientists to put out the message: ‘This climate thing, it’s nonsense,’” an impassioned Al Gore told attendees at the Aspen Institute ...   

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