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24/8/2014
With oil and gas booming in the United States – and wind energy booming for now – both industries hope to extend their success by moving offshore. And they’re getting help from the federal government, which on Tuesday auctioned off ...   
30/5/2014
On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will release a first-ever set of regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the country`s existing fleet of power plants. The agency recently issued similar rules for new power plants, which ...   
14/5/2014
Vancouver Rabbi David Mivasair cites an ancient midrash, or biblical commentary, to explain why he opposes thermal coal exports through B.C.'s Texada Island in a new letter. Roughly two thousand years ago, the author of Ecclesiastes ...   
23/2/2014
When Barack Obama took office in 2009, it was clear that if he could do four big things, his presidency would probably be judged a success.The first, of course, was to pull the country out of its desperate economic crisis. The second was ...   
2/2/2014
Canada’s Conservative government seized on a new report to push U.S. President Barack Obama to swiftly approve the cross-border Keystone pipeline, while its political arm lashed out at U.S. opponents in a new ad. “The benefits to the ...   
9/12/2013
As Congress dithers for the umpteenth time over extending a key subsidy for wind energy, the industry once again is up in the air. Called the production tax credit (PTC), the subsidy helps level the playing field between wind and fossil fuels and ...   
1/11/2013
On Tuesday, the coal industry bused a few thousand miners from coal country into Washington, D.C., for a protest in front of the Capitol against the Obama administration`s so-called "war on coal." Speakers, many of them senators and ...   
24/9/2013
A string of plant closures, project cancellations and other setbacks has raised new doubts about the future of nuclear power in the United States, but there's disagreement about whether the retrenchment will be limited and temporary or the ...   
23/9/2013
Two days before Gina McCarthy [3], the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, presented her landmark proposal to regulate carbon emissions from future electric plants, one of her main allies in Congress walked her down memory ...   
23/9/2013
Two days before Gina McCarthy [3], the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, presented her landmark proposal to regulate carbon emissions from future electric plants, one of her main allies in Congress walked her down memory ...   
13/9/2013
Is the changing climate we face today the result of human activity, or is it the result of cattle (Bos primigenius)?Current environmentalist dogma declares that cattle, other livestock species (including chickens [Gallus gallus ...   
25/5/2013
President Barack Obama began his second term with a ringing pledge to tackle climate change — saying that “the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” Four months later, everyone’s still ...   
6/5/2013
State of the Union addresses are wearying rituals, in which stitched-together lists of never-gonna-happen goals are woven into idealistic catchphrases, analyzed as rhetoric by an unqualified panel of poetry-critic-for-a-night political reporters, ...   
5/5/2013
Fracking separates fossil fuels from rock more than a mile underground. The drilling technique, a boon for the natural gas industry this past decade, also divides environmentalists. Greens, locally and globally, are losing sight of their common ...   
29/4/2013
Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, a measure of the condition, capacity, and maintenance of the nation’s vital systems, accounting for their ability to meet future needs ...   
12/4/2013
Clean energy research and low-carbon transportation are priorities in President Obama's $3.7 trillion budget request. But the document unveiled yesterday offers only a modest stab at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate ...   
26/3/2013
Poor management has hampered a U.S. program to develop technology to capture carbon-dioxide emissions, the Energy Department inspector general said in a report that raises new questions about a clean-energy initiative backed by the 2009 economic ...   
15/3/2013
With few options available for financing his clean-energy ambitions, President Obama on Friday will propose diverting $2 billion in revenue from federal oil and gas leases over the next decade to pay for research on advanced vehicles, White House ...   
27/2/2013
More than three dozen national security officials, members of Congress and military leaders are warning of the threat climate change poses to U.S. national security, the latest in an indicator that U.S. intelligence and national security circles ...   
12/2/2013
With the State of the Union address coming up on Tuesday, liberals are wondering how President Barack Obama will set the tone for major progressive priorities in his second term. By giving climate change a prominent mention in his second ...   
12/2/2013
President Obama is expected to launch a serious second-term push on climate change with his State of the Union address. With climate legislation dead in Congress, green groups are hopeful that Obama will follow the “we must act” mantra ...   
3/2/2013
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who announced Friday that he’s stepping down, is leaving with a warning that the U.S. must confront climate change. “Ultimately we have a moral responsibility to the most innocent victims of adverse climate ...   
31/1/2013
Chinese coal consumption surged for a 12th consecutive year in 2011, with the country burning 2.3 billion tons of the carbon-emitting mineral to run power plants, industrial boilers and other equipment to support its economic and population ...   
29/1/2013
"The Himalayan glaciers are receding, agricultural yields are stagnating, dry days have increased, and patterns of monsoon have become unpredictable. India is increasingly seeing the effects of climate change." – Jairam Ramesh, Former ...   
25/1/2013
“We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging ...   

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