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29/10/2014
Australia's government has reached a compromise with independent senators and a key opposition party to secure support for a A$2.5 billion ($2.2 billion) fund to cut greenhouse gas emissions, Environment Minister Greg Hunt said ...   
28/10/2014
Do you think there is more or less fear in your life than there has been in previous years? I ask the question because it feels to me (not scientific of course) there is more fear in people’s lives than there has been in the past. If you manage ...   
28/10/2014
Global warming-related sea ice melt in a portion of the vast Arctic Ocean has doubled the risk of colder and snowier winters in Eurasia since 2004, a new study found. The study is the latest in a spate of recent research to examine the ties ...   
26/10/2014
Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more ...   
25/10/2014
With a 2015 deadline looming large for a global pact on curbing climate change, six days of UN talks closed in Bonn on Saturday with delegates and observers deflated over a lack of progress.Rifts over responsibilities for galloping ...   
25/10/2014
Nations will have to make important compromises to meet a deadline that is just 14 months away for a global pact on curbing climate change, observers say. Worrying signs of obstinacy emerged from six days of UN talks in Bonn that ended ...   
25/10/2014
MARK COLVIN: Climate advocates aren't all that happy but they concede it's a good start.European Union leaders have struck a deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030.It's what's being described as an ...   
25/10/2014
The European Union climate summit has agreed to cut emissions by 40% by 2030, after hard bargaining by Poland and the UK failed to derail an agreement. The 28 nations of the EU also agreed to improve energy efficiency by 27% over the ...   
25/10/2014
A dispute about how to link greenhouse-gas emissions cuts to a promise from the wealthiest nations for $100 billion a year in climate aid emerged as a major stumbling block at UN talks on global warming. After a week of discussions that ...   
24/10/2014
A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal to tackle climate change, pitting heavy industry against green business.Industry bosses said they faced big ...   
24/10/2014
The European Commission's vote to reduce greenhouse gas pollution levels by 40 percent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, "will put pressure on all countries,' said Jake Schmidt, the Natural Resources Defence Council's climate negotiations ...   
24/10/2014
A dispute about how to link greenhouse-gas emissions cuts to a promise from the wealthiest nations for $100 billion a year in climate aid emerged as a major stumbling block at UN talks on global warming.After a week of discussions in ...   
24/10/2014
A European deal on curbing carbon emissions yielded a rare concrete input Friday to UN climate talks, but did little to ease frustration among negotiators demanding progress on a global pact in Bonn.Sealed at a hard-fought summit in ...   
20/10/2014
Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for the month of September. In an appeal to negotiators at the six-day meeting, UN climate chief ...   
18/10/2014
The biggest threat to mankind is not war and international conflict – it’s the fact that most governments never think about the long term. This week the US Defense ­Department said natural disasters from climate change will lead to more ...   
17/10/2014
Barack Obama’s negotiating position for a global deal to fight climate change is beginning to look like a big buffet. In speeches this week, Obama’s lead climate negotiator, Todd Stern, has given the clearest indication to date that America is ...   
14/10/2014
The Pentagon released a landmark report yesterday declaring climate change an "immediate risk" to national security and outlining how it intends to protect bases, prepare for humanitarian disasters and plan for global conflicts. Defense ...   
9/10/2014
An Australian pension fund worth $8 billion says it will ditch holdings in coal companies, branding climate change a “very real investment risk”. Local Government Super is one of Australia’s largest public sector funds, with 90,000 ...   
7/10/2014
UK climate chief Ed Davey has raised the stakes at negotiations over the EU’s energy future energy plans, again insisting countries must consider 50% carbon emission cuts by 2030. European leaders are discussing a 40% emission reduction ...   
5/10/2014
Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables the burning of fossil fuels without tipping the world into a climate catastrophe. Boundary Dam CCS power plant in ...   
5/10/2014
Taxing greenhouse gases is a policy that deserves serious consideration -- the kind of consideration it just isn't getting in the U.S. The approach makes sense in theory and, where it has been tried, has worked in practice. The record ...   
2/10/2014
Environmentalists were alarmed a week ago by an interview India’s new environment minister gave to The New York Times, as it seemed to deal a serious blow to U.S. efforts to secure an international agreement on combating global ...   
1/10/2014
Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables the burning of fossil fuels without tipping the world into a climate catastrophe. The project, the first ...   
30/9/2014
Coal chief executives were thin on the ground in New York last week, perhaps fearing an onslaught from green groups at the UN’s one-day climate summit. Tactically, it was a good way to avoid negative headlines. Strategically, it may ...   
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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