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28/5/2015
“Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time,” Yukiya Amano, head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency, told French ministers at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. “As governments around the world prepare to ...   
25/5/2015
World leaders missed the perfect opportunity to tackle climate change during the global economic crisis, according to the influential economist and academic Lord Stern. The author of the seminal 2006 Stern review on the economics of ...   
25/5/2015
As a former prime minister of Australia, I understand something of the political costs leaders must bear in aiming to reconcile the long-term interests of the planet with short-term national interests. After attending the 2009 Copenhagen ...   
24/5/2015
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...   
21/5/2015
- When it comes to climate change, business as usual is simply "not an option". That was the view of Eldar Saetre, CEO of Norwegian multinational Statoil, as international industry leaders met in Paris for a two-day Business & Climate ...   
21/5/2015
"Protecting our environment is an urgent moral imperative and sacred duty for all people of faith and conscience." Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United NationsPope Francis's much anticipated encyclical on the environment and ...   
20/5/2015
Germany's clean energy drive earned it a reputation as a green leader but a domestic row over coal has highlighted the challenge of balancing economic and environmental demands and threatens its ability to lead by example.Angela Merkel, ...   
17/5/2015
Canada announced Friday it plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ...   
16/5/2015
The words of Pope John Paul II, spoken to the United Nations General Assembly on October 5, 1995, ought to inform Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on climate change and the environment. Pope John Paul II said, "We must not be afraid of the ...   
15/5/2015
Canada has retreated on past promises to fight climate change, setting out lower targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions than any other industralised country so far ahead of a critical conference in Paris. The announcement was a ...   
15/5/2015
Unprecedented assembles evidence that carbon emissions from fossil fuels are pushing humankind to unprecedented crises. Weather events are becoming more severe. Heat waves, droughts, wildfires, storms are more frequent. Ice caps and glaciers are ...   
14/5/2015
The European Commission removed calls to end subsides for fossil fuels in its yearly audit of 26 economies on Wednesday, raising questions over its commitment to addressing climate change.Last year, the EU’s executive arm told Italy to ...   
13/5/2015
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has sold off investments in coal companies from its £16m endowment in a bid to rid itself of ties to firms that contribute most significantly to climate change. Campaigners say it is the first ...   
8/5/2015
The civil war in Syria has been devastating, generating a death toll fast approaching 100,000, while uprooting millions of civilians from their homes.But as the US and Russia signed an unprecedented accord on Wednesday in search of a ...   
8/5/2015
A clear majority of Australians view global warming as already causing extreme weather events such as storms, droughts and floods and just 3 per cent say "there is no such thing as climate change", according to the findings in an Ipsos ...   
8/5/2015
IF you had to pick a logo for the campaign to wreak climate havoc, you could hardly do better than Shell’s Arctic drilling rig, the “Polar Pioneer.” Climate denial has reached its fullest expression when the melting of the Arctic ice cap is ...   
5/5/2015
This upcoming weekend at the University of the District of Columbia Law School, Bill McKibben, Dr. Michael Dorsey, Lester Brown, Professor Mark Jacobson, Mustafa Ali from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Professor Phillip Harvey, Barbara ...   
22/4/2015
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 ...   
17/4/2015
Way back in 1999, before he became China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao warned that water scarcity posed one of the greatest threats to the "survival of the nation".Sixteen years later, that threat looms ever larger, casting a forbidding ...   
16/4/2015
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...   
11/4/2015
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...   
10/4/2015
David Friedberg, CEO of The Climate Corporation, expected pushback when he decided to sell his San Francisco-based big data company to Monsanto. He was surprised, though, when some of the loudest criticism came from his own ...   
10/4/2015
Randy Hayes is a great green lifer.Decades ago he founded the Rainforest Action Network, still one of the major players in the save-the-Earth infrastructure. Now he runs Foundation Earth.Never one to comprise, Randy has gone ...   
9/4/2015
Over 100 mayors and elected leaders today adopted the Seoul Declaration, which details how they intend to make their cities sustainable. The Seoul Declaration for Sustainable Cities is one of the major outcomes of the ongoing four-day ...   
8/4/2015
Set aside any romantic notions of Paris in the spring. Visitors to the French capital are facing the choice of using an umbrella or wearing a mask. Paris is suffering under a seasonal pollution crisis that may drive the concentration of ...   

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