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20/7/2014
Last week’s rains helped dispel some of the gathering economic clouds?. Though the storm has yet not passed, there is a collective sigh of relief, because poor rains would have meant higher inflation, lower GDP, commodity price swings and ...   
17/7/2014
Australia repeals carbon tax, Wall Street Journal
After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.In a vote that could highlight the difficulty in implementing ...   
15/7/2014
If droughts were hurricanes, people might pay more attention to them. Droughts can creep up on us with their prolonged absence of rain, and their effects often are seen as not much more than cracked ground in dry lake bottoms. Devastating storms ...   
15/7/2014
The United States has not reached a state of energy security despite the natural gas boom that is sweeping the nation, the new head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Monday. Maria van der Hoeven said the IEA forecasts that ...   
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 ...   
10/7/2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is doing whatever he can to prevent his state from supporting clean energy jobs and climate action. On Monday, Gov. Christie again took the path of big polluters by pulling New Jersey out of the Regional ...   
10/7/2014
The spectre of famine is haunting Nicaragua. The second poorest country in Latin America, and one of the 10 most vulnerable to climate change in the world, is facing a meteorological phenomenon that threatens its food ...   
9/7/2014
One peril of being human is that we often respond poorly to crises. I`m sure we all have examples--personal to global--where the heat of the moment pushed us in the wrong direction. Because we now face one of the worst droughts in California ...   
8/7/2014
The world lacks not only the will, but the technology to achieve the deep carbon cuts needed to avert catastrophic climate change, according to a report presented to the United Nations today by leading research institutions in 15 ...   
6/7/2014
In 2007, Australians were ready to do something to combat climate change, even if it was expensive. More than two-thirds of them said so in a poll, and both major political parties vowed to make industries pay for greenhouse-gas ...   
24/6/2014
Is There a Climate Bubble? | Photo, Townhall Finance
Here's the question of the day: Is there a climate bubble? In a New York Times op-ed, former treasury secretary Hank Paulson says there is. He calls it The Coming Climate Crash. For too many years, we failed to rein in the ...   
24/6/2014
There is an amazing op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times, “The Coming Climate Crash: Lessons for Climate Change in the 2008 Recession.” What’s amazing isn’t so much the content -- the climate crisis is real, we’re close to crossing ...   
24/6/2014
Global warming if unchecked could ruin businesses from tourism to construction, according to a report, Risky Business, released Tuesday by slew of politicians and economic figures from left, right and center political leanings, including former ...   
23/6/2014
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23/6/2014
It’s not every day that a Republican finance guy — one who remembers George W. Bush as a “terrific boss” — writes an op-ed in the New York Times imploring the nation to set up a carbon tax. Not this year, anyway; just a few years ago, it might’ve ...   
21/6/2014
When a single snowflake falls peacefully atop a Sierra peak, it begins a turbulent journey to help quench the thirst of a drought-stricken state. In most years, Sierra snow provides a third of California's water supply. But it is by far ...   
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 ...   
15/6/2014
The biggest reservoir in the United States is dropping 1 foot each week. Lake Mead's rapidly sinking water level is set to reach an all-time low in July, driven down by a 14-year drought that scientists say is one of the most severe to hit the ...   
15/6/2014
A freak storm, followed by heavy floods in December 2013, will go down in history as the most destructive natural disaster to have hit the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with reported total damages and losses of at ...   
14/6/2014
And not just define, but really define - explain not just what they mean, but how they`re implemented, and why they`re important to reforming our food system? It`s harder than most people realize, says artist and author Douglas Gayeton. ...   
14/6/2014
It might be that the U.S. environmentalists’ long campaign against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is about to backfire. Canadian pipeline operators are poised to implement an all-Canadian Plan B network of pipelines in place of the ill-fated ...   
14/6/2014
If President Barack Obama`s historic carbon emissions rules made you forget about his "all of the above" energy policy, well, it shouldn`t have. While the president recognized that coal-fired power plants are responsible for about 40 ...   
11/6/2014
While Stephen Harper was congratulating Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday for ending a carbon tax, the head of the IMF was in Montreal urging energy powerhouses like Canada to come to grips with the economics of climate ...   
11/6/2014
In early March, a mysterious ship the size of a large passenger ferry left a Romanian wharf, glided through the narrow Bosporus that separates Europe and Asia, and plotted a course toward Scandinavia. About a month later, at the ...   
10/6/2014
Plans announced by the Pakistani government to more than double the country's power output by building upwards of 15 coal-based power plants have drawn strong criticism from environmentalists who fear the consequences for the environment and the ...   

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