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Top European companies urged governments on Thursday to set a goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero well before 2100, saying that going green can bring profits rather than costs.
Business leaders from global and European ...
British Columbia's carbon tax has been described by admirers as among the best in the world for fighting climate
Today I'm going to us
e it, including the most optimistic projections by its supporters, to show you why it is ...
President Obama warned Wednesday that climate
change is a growing and "serious threat" to national security, tying severe weather to the rise of Boko Haram and the civil war in Syria.
In his latest bid to turn up political pressure on ...
A man of Ben van Beurden’s power and reputation for blunt speaking is capable of silencing a ballroom packed with his boisterous peers. When the chief executive of Shell rose to address an industry gathering in a London hotel, a respectful hush ...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was in Beijing Saturday to campaign for a comprehensive international climate deal
ahead of the UN climate
conference in Paris in December."Such a deal
is extremely important, but it is also ...
Rich countries need to take the lead in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the leaders of India and China
have said in an unusual joint statement.
Released at the end of two days of talks between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, it says ...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admitted that he thinks climate
change is real and that humans contribute to it at an event in New Hampshire last week.
But Christie, a likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate, also added that he ...
Technological advances that have reduced prices and improved efficiency of renewable energy have helped transform the politics around climate
change since 2009 when an attempt to forge a global deal
on reducing greenhouse gas emissions failed, ...
India’s prime minister has stressed his commitment to finding a global solution to climate
change, but declined to reveal if his government was willing to specify an emissions peak this year.
Speaking to Time magazine Modi said he was ...
With solar energy production costs continuing to fall, the market is experiencing what many analysts are calling a boom. In many parts of the world, solar power is now cheaper than diesel oil, gas, coal or nuclear energy.
China, as it ...
The commitments made by world governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next 15 years are not sufficient to stave off the worst effects of climate
change, a new analysis by Lord Stern has found.
The study by the author of an ...
Proposed Japanese carbon reduction targets are far too weak and threaten the country’s legacy as a climate
change leader, says John Prescott.In a letter sent to the Kyodo News website, the UK’s former deputy prime minister, now a peer in ...
is full of feedback loops. When a warming climate
melts sea ice, the water that's left behind reflects far less sunlight, leading to a further warming. Now, some researchers at the University of California Berkeley have looked at a ...
Renewable energy could economically provide China
the majority of its energy by midcentury, according to a new report.
The "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study" from the China
National Renewable Energy ...
The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, including China
and the US
, have questioned the credibility of Australia's climate
change targets and "direct action" policy in a list of queries to the Abbott government.
In the latest sign ...
President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate
change poses the world's biggest single threat.
"Today, there's no greater threat to our planet than climate
change," Obama said in his weekly address, which had an environmental theme ...
Jeb Bush said some stuff about climate
change on Friday that sounded "moderate." That is a shift from past statements that put him pretty squarely in the denier camp. But resist the urge to be impressed. He still doesn`t actually want to do ...
It started as just another farm chore for Elvira Flores, a teenage shepherd in the northern Andean highlands.
On Sept. 8, 2013, Flores drove her flock across a dirt road that crosses her family`s rocky green fields and down to a ...
should tackle climate
change through innovation instead of regulation, says likely GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.
An international deal
to slash planet-warming emissions would not be effective, Ms. Fiorina said at a ...
Clean energy investment down 15% in 2015, according to figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. However, the figures suggest that falling oil and gas prices have had a limited impact on clean energy investment.Bloomberg New Energy ...
France will invest two billion euros in clean energy and efficiency projects in India, president Francois Hollande announced last week.
Speaking at a press conference with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, Hollande said French support ...
Ontario will adopt a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, signing a deal
with Quebec, but Premier Kathleen Wynne offered scant details Monday on pricing and the effects on hydro bills and gas prices.
The announcement ...
is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause of man-made global warming since 1990, the benchmark year for U.N.-led action, in a historic shift that may raise pressure on Beijing to act.
China's cumulative greenhouse ...
Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in British Columbia are being planted with trees so that companies can gain credits for carbon sequestration, says NDP agricultural critic Lana Popham.
During a tour of the province, the MLA has ...
Hidden behind the save-the-world rhetoric of the global climate
change negotiations lies the mucky realpolitik: money and threats buy political support; spying and cyberwarfare are us
ed to seek out leverage.
diplomatic cables ...