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22/7/2014
Proposed new global development goals, drafted by a U.N. working group, include a goal to take urgent action on climate change, despite opposition from some countries - even though the goal is weaker than many campaigners would like. How ...   
13/7/2014
Standing before University of California at Irvine`s graduating class this June, Barack Obama did something no U.S. president has done before: He stood up for climate science. Not only did the president make a strong case for taking immediate ...   
12/7/2014
The nation's third-largest carbon dioxide-emitting state is in the middle of a fierce election fight that could determine whether it stays on its current path of challenging U.S. EPA climate rules, or instead slows fossil fuel development and ...   
8/7/2014
Tony Abbott`s plan to axe the carbon price this week has come in for some withering criticism from his own side of politics, with a former head of the UK`s Conservative Party declaring it to be an "appalling" move that "recklessly" endangers the ...   
30/6/2014
The U.S. economy could face significant and regionally diverse economic risks from climate change if it continues on its current path (“business-as-usual”) without proper risk management – i.e. risk mitigation strategies – such as timely ...   
21/6/2014
The history of international efforts to rein in global warming is littered with a forest of printed reports, talking points, and treaty drafts – all in pursuit of two agreements that lacked either rigorous enforcement or the participation of key ...   
21/6/2014
THERE is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage. For too many years, we ...   
17/6/2014
The UK and Chinese governments have agreed to co-operate to tackle the issues around climate change and energy security, further signalling that UN climate talks next year will be more successful than previous opportunities. The UK government ...   
13/6/2014
The famous adage that nothing is certain in this world but death and taxes should probably be amended. At least insofar as politics and policy are concerned, there is a third inevitability: lawsuits. Before they even know the details of ...   
12/6/2014
When you combine climate change, an unlikely partnership between Californians and French-speaking Canadians—and the prospect of an 8-cents-a-gallon rise in gasoline prices—what do you get?The energy industry vs. California. And ...   
11/6/2014
President Obama is trying to lay the groundwork for a new international climate change agreement. Meanwhile, his counterpart Down Under, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, is trying to pull the rug out from under him. One widely ...   
8/6/2014
The Obama administration has proposed new rules intended to limit carbon emissions from electrical power plants. The rules are objectionable to virtually all Republicans as they extend federal environmental regulation, at least ...   
3/6/2014
A healthy but not top heavy majority of Americans support the Obama administration’s plan to cut America’s carbon emissions into the atmosphere by 30 percent in the next decade, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. A coal ...   
2/6/2014
U.S. President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to fight climate change is garnering kudos from many environmentalists, but leaving the coal industry fuming. The centrepiece of the plan is setting a bold target to reduce carbon dioxide ...   
2/6/2014
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters is locked in one of the nation's closest Senate races, and he's gambling that climate change will help him win it. But he's not rushing to support the landmark carbon standard being released today by the White ...   
2/6/2014
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some ...   
31/5/2014
When the Obama administration unveils its much-anticipated proposal to curb power plant emissions, this cornerstone of the president's climate change policy - the most significant environmental regulation of his term - will not be declared in a ...   
31/5/2014
U.S. President Barack Obama will release Monday what the White House is billing as a pivotal climate change plan that will lead to massive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power plants.The plan will target the nation’s ...   
25/5/2014
When the world’s largest democracy votes, its reverberations are felt in the lives of over a billion people, the vast majority of them living under $2 a day. What does a decisive victory for Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP), mean ...   
24/5/2014
Only about one in eight S.C. Republicans consider themselves members of the Tea Party today, down from about one in three in 2010, according to the Winthrop Poll. A majority of S.C. Republicans still say they agree with the Tea Party's ...   
24/5/2014
Lennart Bengtsson says he was pressured by colleagues to step down from his role at the controversial Global Warming Policy Foundation. After joining a controversial lobby group critical of climate change, meteorologist Lennart Bengtsson ...   
21/5/2014
The central fact is that, after three quarters of a century of extraordinarily mild conditions, the Earth seems to be cooling down. Meteorologists disagree about the cause and extent of the cooling trend, as well as over its specific impact on ...   
18/5/2014
India, the world’s third largest polluter, has just elected a new leader. This makes Narendra Modi, the dynamic chief of India’s now ruling BJP party, one of the most powerful players in fight against climate change. Dubbed the ...   
17/5/2014
Tom Steyer, the billionaire climate activist, recently contributed $5 million to a “super PAC” dedicated to keeping Democrats in control of the United States Senate, cementing his alliance with the party as the 2014 campaign swings into high ...   
15/5/2014
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who has recently come under fire for failing to name a single source to justify his assertion that "there`s no scientific evidence" to prove humans are contributing to climate change, is defending his comments by claiming ...   

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