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A coalition of investors and asset managers is urging stakeholders in the palm oil industry to adopt policies that exclude deforestation and human rights violations from their supply chains.
The call, coordinated by Green Century Capital ...
Today, tens of thousands of people around Australia rallied for action on climate
An almost 360 shot of the #climaterally in Melbourne this morning. Lots of passionate people. #climateaction pic.twitter.com/NsgzN9bkTq
Like the underground shale gas that Premier Christy Clark says will pave the way to a debt-free future, British Columbia appears caught between a rock and a hard place in balancing its hunger for a burgeoning liquefied natural gas industry and ...
Britain is playing its part in a worldwide bid to reduce emissions and should not weaken its proposed cuts, says a report to the UK government.The Committee on Climate
Change says no change in global science or policy justifies a ...
Despite signs that the economy is beginning to recover from the biggest financial collapse in living memory, the investment outlook remains challenging.
In this environment, as the difficulties of maintaining short-term returns dominate ...
n the tiny hamlet of Hairy Hill, Alberta, a highly energy-efficient grain-fed distillery does what it can to offset some of the greenhouse gas emissions spewed by the province's dirtier industries—mainly the tar sands.
The upstart ...
The head of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development sought to make climate
change a higher priority on the global agenda, urging the world on Wednesday to eliminate all emissions from burning fossil fuels sometime in the second ...
We interpret everything according to our own experiences. With that in mind, it would seem somewhat surprising that in Australia, of all places, a startlingly high number of people still deny climate
change. Most Australians do believe in it, but ...
The Coalition government may have to cut Australia's greenhouse gas emissions by twice as fast as has been planned.
An analysis of international commitments following the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
A lot has changed since the world’s leading climate
scientists last gathered in the name of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC) in 2007, to put the finishing touches to their fourth landmark assessment of the state of global ...
Australia could be left without any policy to combat climate
change with a new Senate likely to wave through the repeal of Labor's carbon tax but sceptical of the Coalition government's alternative $3.2bn Direct Action plan unless Tony Abbott ...
More than ever, scientists say they’re convinced the Earth’s climate
is warming. Yet lawmakers are struggling to do anything about it because the pace of change has unexpectedly slowed.
The data has caused a United Nations panel to lower ...
France should aim for a 30 percent cut in fossil fuel use by 2030, President Francois Hollande said in a speech on Friday which included plans for a carbon tax from 2014 and a tax break on home insulation to help consumers save ...
Conservative groups at the forefront of global warming skepticism are doubling down on trying to discredit the next big report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC). In recent weeks, they've been cranking out a stream of op-eds, ...
The promise to rescind Australia's carbon tax is causing some conservatives to throw bouquets, but climate
advocates are downplaying the impact that the federal election Down Under might have on American efforts to price emissions.
Australia's landslide election result seems to be bad news for the climate
. Following the election of a new government, Australia is to abolish its emissions trading scheme, disband a climate
advisory body and institute a carbon reduction policy ...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama formally proposing "joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector," if that is what's needed to gain approval of the Keystone XL pipeline ...
Germany's agressive and reckless expansion of wind and solar power has come with a hefty pricetag for consumers, and the costs often fall disproportionately on the poor. Government advisors are calling for a completely new start.If you ...
The Church of England has entered the fracking debate, arguing that "blanket opposition" to the controversial method of extracting gas risks ignoring the needs of those in fuel poverty and undermining efforts to find less polluting ...
It was the sound of her neighbors' propane tanks exploding that convinced Nancy Myers she had run out of time. Twenty minutes earlier, the 57-year-old potter had been standing with some friends on a rock-strewn hillside above the village of ...
At first glance, Daliuta in northern China appears to have a river running through it. A closer look reveals the stretch of water in the center is a pond, dammed at both ends. Beyond the barriers, the Wulanmulun’s bed is dry.
Daliuta in ...
Twenty five years ago, scientists with an interest in the climate
were moving towards a consensual understanding, that primarily through the burning of fossil fuels human beings were responsible for potentially catastrophic global warming. At ...
Conservative critics of taxing carbon launched a campaign
yesterday to discredit Republican voices that describe the climate
policy as a winning solution for the party and the economy.
In related maneuvering, Republican energy lobbyists ...
The UK government and green groups have welcomed a European Parliament move to rescue the EU's carbon trading scheme, but say deeper reforms are needed.
MEPs backed a European Commission plan to freeze the auctioning of some carbon ...
The EU carbon market could cancel out 700m tonnes of greenhouse gas reductions if ambitious reforms are not made, the campaign
group Sandbag has claimed.
A new report published by Sandbag claims CO2 cuts from other EU policies after 2020 ...