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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 ...   
16/3/2015
In Russia's Siberian south, near the border of Mongolia, the world's largest freshwater lake is shrinking.The surrounding communities depend on Lake Baikal, which contains about one-fifth of the earth's unfrozen freshwater reserves, for ...   
6/3/2015
A voice came over the intercom: would the passengers of Flight 3935, scheduled to depart Washington DC, for Charleston, South Carolina, kindly collect their carry-on luggage and get off the plane. They went down the stairs and gathered on the hot ...   
28/2/2015
French President François Hollande’s state visit a few days ago to the Philippines--one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change will have a strong historic gesture to environmentalists and a world traumatized by devastating climate ...   
15/2/2015
South Florida is Ground Zero for the effects of climate change. With 2.4 million residents living no more than four feet above sea level, we have little room for error and no time to waste. According to the U.S. National Climate ...   
30/1/2015
Common sense would surely tell you that if you slash the cost of one source of energy, then alternatives look less appealing. You might think, therefore, that the crash in the price of oil must be dealing a potentially fatal blow to ...   
11/1/2015
Last September, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited world leaders to a climate summit in New York where they were met by hundreds of thousands of people marching on the city streets. Along with parallel marches in major cities all over the ...   
9/1/2015
While the world’s fossil fuel reserves are already limited, new research published in Nature magazine argues that these energy sources should already be out of commission, in order to salvage a 50% chance of stopping global warming. EurActiv ...   
16/12/2014
With yet another United Nations-hosted climate change conference making very little real progress, a near miracle will be required if countries are to reach a meaningful and binding global agreement on carbon emissions in Paris next ...   
15/12/2014
The U.N. climate summit kicked off two weeks ago with an unfamiliar sense of optimism, invigorated by the recent agreement between the United States and China. But it ended with an all-too-familiar sense of disappointment. On early ...   
6/12/2014
As progress at the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru has been reported as "slow" by many observers so far, green campaigners on Friday called on world governments participating in the talks to end their continued dependence on outdated fossil fuel- ...   
6/12/2014
Shortly after Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged his home country in November of last year, a slim, soft-spoken and totally unknown climate negotiator from the Philippines found himself overcome by emotion when addressing a U.N. climate summit in ...   
2/12/2014
Yeb San~o, one of the most vocal critics of rich countries in international global warming negotiations, has not arrived at the latest UN climate conference in Lima and is believed to have been dropped by the Filipino government as its chief ...   
24/11/2014
College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Traditional fossil-fuel ...   
19/11/2014
Kate Hawley examines how urban areas are evolving to be sustainable -- their challenges, trends and solutions. Already, 54 per cent of the world's population lives in urban regions, and projections suggest this will keep increasing until ...   
12/11/2014
The battle to save the world from the ravages of climate change was given an unprecedented boost today as the US and China joined forces to announce secretly negotiated and radical actions to combat global warming. The move will see both ...   
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 ...   
30/10/2014
Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and droughts, needed constant food aid, and the soil was being ...   
19/10/2014
EU leaders are likely to agree a new decade of climate and energy policy next week despite the "legitimate concerns" of several nations, Europe's climate boss said on Thursday. European Union leaders have set themselves a deadline of the ...   
14/10/2014
Australia has “gone from lifter to leaner” on action against climate change, and must not block the topic’s inclusion on the agenda for the G20 summit in Brisbane next month, the former treasurer Wayne Swan will say. In a speech to the ...   
11/10/2014
The world is getting warmer and that's already causing disasters that will devastate lives and cost hundreds of billions of dollars.Those problems are only getting worse, as shown by recent reports from the United Nation's ...   
8/10/2014
After years of intense lobbying from Canadian fossil fuel interests and government officials, the European Union has abandoned plans to label Canadian tar sands, or oil sands, as dirtier than other forms of crude oil. A European Commission ...   
3/10/2014
“There is no Planet B,” “Climate Change is a Health Crisis,” “Pricing Pollution is the Solution,” and “Jobs, Justice, and Clean Energy.” These are but a few of the hundreds of messages held aloft by an estimated 310,000 to 400,000 marchers in the ...   
29/9/2014
The United Nations Climate Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...   

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