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5/2/2015
France has confirmed its plans to cut all export credits for the construction of coal power stations, but has not indicated when this new policy will come into force. The French Minister for Ecology, Ségolène Royal and the Prime ...   
3/2/2015
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...   
3/2/2015
The federal raids in Alta Floresta, Brazil surprised locals in 2005. The year before, nearly 60,000 acres of rainforest had been torn out of the municipality. Now farmers and loggers were being arrested by armed police, accused of environmental ...   
31/1/2015
Scientists and economists have been offered $10,000 each by a lobby group funded by one of the world's largest oil companies to undermine a major climate change report due to be published today. Letters sent by the American Enterprise ...   
22/1/2015
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 ...   
5/1/2015
Environmental campaigners 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 ...   
15/12/2014
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 ...   
9/12/2014
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 ...   
9/12/2014
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 ...   
8/12/2014
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 ...   
27/11/2014
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 ...   
16/11/2014
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 ...   
9/11/2014
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 ...   
5/11/2014
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 ...   
3/11/2014
Dirty Energy, Dirty Tactics | Photo, Inter Press Service
"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 ...   
25/10/2014
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 ...   
11/10/2014
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 ...   
11/10/2014
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 ...   
7/10/2014
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 ...   
5/10/2014
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 ...   
27/9/2014
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 ...   
22/9/2014
’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 ...   
22/9/2014
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 summit. A day before the first world leaders’ meeting ...   
20/9/2014
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 ...   
10/9/2014
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 ...   

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