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15/4/2014
The Vietnam War might seem irrelevant to the environmental movement’s five-year effort to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that, if approved by President Obama, would bring tar sands oil from Alberta to the Texas coast for refining ...   
15/4/2014
Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” to cut the United States out of ...   
14/4/2014
The campaign to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has become a watershed moment in confronting climate change and fossil fuel extraction. So far, more than 94,000 people have signed the Pledge of Resistance, committing to risk arrest, if ...   
14/4/2014
Yesterday the world’s leading climate scientists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published their final report in their recent trilogy of warnings about climate change. The latest authoritative document, produced by ...   
14/4/2014
Nobel laureate says 'people of conscience' must break ties with oil and gas companies that are destroying planet's future.Archbishop emeritus of Cape Town and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu is saying there is no longer any excuse ...   
13/4/2014
Global greenhouse gases emissions grew more quickly between 2000 and 2010 than in any of the three previous decades, reaching record levels despite a growing number of policies to reduce climate change, finds a new report by economists with the ...   
12/4/2014
Global greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade were the "highest in human history", according to the world's leading scientific body for the assessment of climate change. Without further action, temperatures will increase by about 4 to 5C, ...   
8/4/2014
Last year, Greenpeace decided to do something we had never done before during our 13 years of work in China: Target and confront a state-owned coal company. And not just any company. The biggest and boldest, a Chinese government ...   
30/3/2014
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has spoken of his fears for the planet’s climate - saying the winter flooding was a portent of what is to come. Dr Williams’ worries come on the eve of a ground-breaking report into the ...   
25/3/2014
A coalition of environmental groups launched a seven-figure advertising campaign Monday in a handful of Senate battleground states, supporting candidates who back "clean energy and clean air policies' and kicking back at energy interests that ...   
15/3/2014
The Norwegian government’s sovereign wealth fund, which owns part of almost every listed company in the world, is considering selling out of its investments in carbon-intensive firms. Given that the $840 billion fund, the world’s ...   
14/3/2014
Three of Australia's senior economists have backed carbon pricing as the most effective way to reduce carbon emissions. One, former Reserve Bank governor Bernie Fraser, also said the Abbott government was working in the short-term ...   
14/3/2014
How do you prevent a jump in your carbon pollution? Don't invade anybody. Take Russia. At a meeting yesterday of 200 or so national climate negotiators in Bonn, Russia’s Oleg Shamanov said his country wanted to launch a market for ...   
8/3/2014
Activist investors will put forward a record 142 shareholder resolutions during the upcoming proxy season asking corporations to strengthen their environmental commitments in areas ranging from greenhouse gas reductions and energy efficiency to ...   
27/2/2014
The European parliament has voted in favour of the world’s toughest carbon dioxide emission standards for new cars, albeit with some concessions as a result of German lobbying. The targets were approved by a vote of 499 in favour, with ...   
17/2/2014
'Either denial or dither on climate change will damage the country," says Ed Miliband, perhaps going a bit too heavy on the alliteration. The science, he reminds us, is clear, and he wants to somehow rebuild a national consensus. Time, then, for ...   
14/2/2014
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...   
13/2/2014
Listening to President Obama's State of the Union address, it would have been easy to conclude that we were slowly but surely gaining in the war on climate change. "Our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet,' the ...   
6/2/2014
Severe drought. Record heat waves. Extreme storms. Food and water shortages. Mass migrations. These are but a few of the dangerous effects of climate change, and they have very real implications for those whose primary mission it is to protect ...   
31/1/2014
In Krakow, Poland, lawmakers recently banned the burning of coal to heat homes after activists pressured them with a Facebook campaign that drew 20,000 followers. Driven by a survey that showed the city's air to be the third dirtiest in Europe, ...   
26/1/2014
The equivalent emissions of six million cars will be added to Europe's carbon footprint unless it acts to prevent a likely flood of fossil fuel imports from Canadian tar sands if Brussels alters its clean fuel regulations as planned, a leading ...   
24/1/2014
This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos should be the launching ground for a campaign to develop a lasting solution to climate change, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. Praising the European Union’s “ambition” for ...   
24/1/2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said the European Union has been unfairly criticized for dropping nationally-binding renewable energy targets. The bloc two days ago proposed to cut ...   
23/1/2014
The EU’s energy policy was thrown into disarray today after a senior official admitted that the bloc had no power to enforce the "binding" target it had just proposed, to generate 27 per cent of its power from renewable sources by ...   
15/1/2014
The EU's reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking -- jeopardizing Germany's touted energy revolution in the ...   

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