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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 ...
It's National Public Health Week, an important time to connect the dots between human health and climate
Earlier this week, nearly 1,000 doctors, nurses, researchers and other health professionals from 49 states, Puerto Rico, and ...
Leading development banks have agreed on a set of definitions for climate
finance, in what officials say is an important step ahead of a proposed UN climate
change pact in Paris later this year.A set of “Common Principles” backed by the ...
has pledged to tackle climate
change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.
It made the formal offer to the UN as a step towards a global deal
in Paris in December.
The EU has already promised to cut its emissions ...
The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 28% as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate
change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans.
The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate
treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
Environmental groups and ...
Mexico is the first developing country to formally make its climate
action pledge ahead of U.N. negotiations to be held in Paris later this year. And its plan is actually pretty ambitious, analysts say.
Mexico on Friday said it intends ...
Australia risks failing “the most important test of climate
credibility this decade”, a leading think-tank has warned.
On Friday, Canberra published an “issues paper” on the country’s post-2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas ...
The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal
due in December.
The U.S. ...
change could have a "huge impact" on China
, reducing crop yields and harming the environment, the country's top weather scientist has warned, in a rare official admission.
Zheng Guogang told Xinhua news agency that climate
's top weather official has issued a stark warning on climate
change, saying that rising temperatures could have "huge impacts" on the world's most populous country, state media reported Sunday.
change will reduce ...
A U.S. envoy for climate
change said Friday that China
and the U.S. are working more closely than ever ahead of a conference this year in Paris that raises hopes for a global plan to cut greenhouse emissions.
Special Envoy Todd Stern ...
President Barack Obama ordered the federal government on Thursday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly half over the next decade, driving his climate
change agenda forward despite percolating challenges from Republican-led ...
Al Gore wants to make a point about cellphones, and he has a helpful set of slides on his laptop. “Do you want to see that?” he asks, and starts to turn the MacBook around.“It’s not two hours — don’t worry.”Mr. Gore knows he is ...