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25/5/2015
World leaders missed the perfect opportunity to tackle climate change during the global economic crisis, according to the influential economist and academic Lord Stern. The author of the seminal 2006 Stern review on the economics of ...   
24/5/2015
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...   
21/5/2015
"Protecting our environment is an urgent moral imperative and sacred duty for all people of faith and conscience." Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United NationsPope Francis's much anticipated encyclical on the environment and ...   
20/5/2015
Germany's clean energy drive earned it a reputation as a green leader but a domestic row over coal has highlighted the challenge of balancing economic and environmental demands and threatens its ability to lead by example.Angela Merkel, ...   
19/5/2015
Oxford University said it would curb some of the most polluting fossil fuel-related investments in its 1.7 billion-pound ($3.3 billion) endowment, making it the most prominent institution to join the growing campaign for divestment from the ...   
14/5/2015
The European Commission removed calls to end subsides for fossil fuels in its yearly audit of 26 economies on Wednesday, raising questions over its commitment to addressing climate change.Last year, the EU’s executive arm told Italy to ...   
13/5/2015
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has sold off investments in coal companies from its £16m endowment in a bid to rid itself of ties to firms that contribute most significantly to climate change. Campaigners say it is the first ...   
8/5/2015
A clear majority of Australians view global warming as already causing extreme weather events such as storms, droughts and floods and just 3 per cent say "there is no such thing as climate change", according to the findings in an Ipsos ...   
3/5/2015
What’s your greatest fear for the future of our planet? That the world is reaching the tipping point beyond which climate change may become irreversible. If this happens, we risk denying present and future generations the right to a ...   
22/4/2015
In UN climate circles, the Marshall Islands is mostly known as one of those states that will be swamped by rising sea levels. Its negligible contribution to greenhouse gas emissions makes its heartfelt pleas for ambitious action all too ...   
15/4/2015
Harvard University President Drew Faust convened a panel yesterday led by seven experts on climate policies and energy sources and anchored by a star of the journalism world, Charlie Rose.It came in response to mounting pressure from ...   
10/4/2015
David Friedberg, CEO of The Climate Corporation, expected pushback when he decided to sell his San Francisco-based big data company to Monsanto. He was surprised, though, when some of the loudest criticism came from his own ...   
8/4/2015
Set aside any romantic notions of Paris in the spring. Visitors to the French capital are facing the choice of using an umbrella or wearing a mask. Paris is suffering under a seasonal pollution crisis that may drive the concentration of ...   
7/4/2015
Divestment goes beyond simply sounding the alarm about climate change to naming a culprit: the fossil fuel industry. The goal is not to hurt companies’ bottom lines--which a loss of shareholders won’t readily accomplish--but to shift popular ...   
7/4/2015
Barclays has ended its financing of a controversial coal mining method known as mountaintop removal and said time is running out for the practice. The bank was the world’s biggest financier of mountain top removal (MTR) in 2013, when it ...   
5/4/2015
For more than a century, California has been the state where people flocked for a better life — 164,000 square miles of mountains, farmland and coastline, shimmering with ambition and dreams, money and beauty. It was the cutting-edge symbol of ...   
5/4/2015
There are immense water efficiencies to be gained, but any rational reorganization is blocked by the US financial oligarchy, which, controlling the entire political system, will not abide any impingement on its profits. The unprecedented ...   
31/3/2015
There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world’s worst climate reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s office declared that his government is committed to signing on to the next major ...   
31/3/2015
There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world`s worst climate reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott`s office declared that his government is committed to signing on to the next major ...   
20/3/2015
Perhaps I should cross my fingers before writing this, but it just may be that we have slipped, virtually without noticing, past a landmark in environmental and industrial history. Preliminary figures suggest that last year, for the first time, ...   
20/3/2015
After 20 years at the helm of one of the United Kingdom`s most influential newspapers, Alan Rusbridger is about to step down as editor of the Guardian. He`s not going quietly: In an op-ed a couple weeks ago, Rusbridger pledged to use his waning ...   
19/3/2015
Global carbon emission plateaued last year, according to International Energy Agency, even as the world's economy grew three percent. This is the first time carbon emissions have stalled in the absence of an economic collapse. The news provides ...   
13/3/2015
CHINA’S emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide fell last year for the first time in more than a decade, offering fresh evidence that efforts to control pollution in the nation of 1.4 billion people are gaining traction. Total carbon ...   
13/3/2015
The growth in global carbon emissions stalled last year, according to data from the International Energy Agency. It marks the first time in 40 years that annual CO2 emissions growth has remained stable, in the absence of a major economic ...   
13/3/2015
The last several years have seen climate change expand from a mostly "environmental" threat that engaged a small minority of the world economies, into a wide-ranging environmental, economic, moral and military threat that now has a sizeable ...   

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