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With U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to India just days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is focused more on boosting the use of renewables in his country than committing to cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions.
Obama announced a pact ...
ers are hoping that 2015 will be the year when the UK’s cities go green. Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Munich, Seattle, Sydney and Lima have all committed to switching to using 100% clean energy by 2050, and now grassroots ...
When the mayor here detailed plans to ban diesel and other vehicles from the center of Paris by 2020, she framed the measures as a public health imperative in a country that has grown increasingly worried about the quality of its ...
Convening in Lima, Peru, the annual United Nations Climate
Change Conference is in its second and final week of talks. Negotiators from 190 nations are working on a global deal to limit climate
change, due to be agreed on in Paris next year. Just ...
When the United States and China agreed to a joint climate
change initiative four weeks ago, it left the leaders of two of their major trading partners in an awkward position.
For Australia, its strong growth of recent years has depended ...
Deep in the forests of the U.S. South, tree scraps are fueling a little-known but controversial energy boom: wood pellets. Long used to heat homes in the country's Northeast, they're now destined for a new market.
Europe is importing the ...
Melbourne’s leading renewable energy companies have cut nearly one in 10 jobs over the past year owing to uncertainty in the sector, according to an environment group that is calling on Victorian Labor to implement a state-based renewables target ...
Despite Australia’s refusal to put climate
change on the official agenda it has been the defining issue of the Brisbane G20, WWF said today.
“On any measure, climate
change prevailed as a dominant economic agenda item for G20 leaders ...
The UK is set to miss key targets
on carbon emissions, because too many of the country’s most polluting coal-fired power plants are set to stay open far longer than the Government had pledged, a new report warns.
Promises to introduce ...
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 ...
"Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and we`re seeing more and more extreme weather and climate
events"¦.We can`t prevent a large scale disaster if we don`t heed this kind of hard science."
Question: Is ...
She’s as green as they come.
Shenna Bellows, the Democrat running for Senate in Maine, proudly touts her environmental credentials. She rails against emissions-intensive oil sands from Canada, would tighten EPA regulations on greenhouse ...
Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa.
Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around ...
This week COIN hosted Naomi Klein – one of the most influential leftwing voices of our time – in Oxford as she launched her new book, ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate
’. Having read the book, and listened to her speak, I offer ...
The Singapore-flagged tanker BW Zambesi set sail with little fanfare from the port of Galveston, Tex., on July 30, loaded with crude oil destined for South Korea. But though it left inauspiciously, the ship's launch was another critical turning ...
Earth is “fucked” and our insatiable growth economy is to blame. So argues Naomi Klein in her intentionally provocative best-seller This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Klein is the latest among an influential network of ...
U.S. emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have risen 6% in the last two years despite the Obama administration's efforts to curb global warming, federal data show.
Reversing several years of declines, its emissions from burning ...
’ve never been to a protest march that advertised in the New York City subway. That spent $220,000 on posters inviting Wall Street bankers to join a march to save the planet, according to one source. That claims you can change world history in an ...
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, promised to put climate
change “front and center” of American diplomacy on Monday, raising expectations for this week’s United Nations climate
A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...
The Bullock administration Friday unveiled five options for how Montana can meet proposed federal rules to combat climate
change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions – and none includes shutting down or curtailing existing coal-fired power ...
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...
Later this month world leaders will gather in New York for a historic summit on climate
change. This is an opportunity to inspire key decision-makers to act in the face of a growing climate
crisis that threatens almost every aspect of our lives. ...
What if, instead of giving Marie Curie and Alexander Fleming Nobel prizes for their life-saving work on radiation and penicillin, they'd been thrown in jail? Or, instead of being awarded the Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur for his work on the ...
It’s not what climate
deniers want. It’s not what poor countries want. It’s not even what climate
But in the absence of the slightest chance a gridlocked U.S. Congress is ready to take action on planet-warming carbon ...
THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate
-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions from cars, trucks and — most ...