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24/1/2015
At the UN General Assembly in New York last September, I had the honour of sitting down with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss our shared interests, including policies that encourage sustainable economic development and the role that cities ...   
22/1/2015
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said during a visit to Aspen yesterday that she doesn’t believe Congress will derail plans for groundbreaking regulation of carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.“As you ...   
22/1/2015
When former ambassador John Bolton goes to Iowa this weekend to speak at the Iowa Freedom Summit, it won’t just be his hawkish foreign policy that sets him apart from the other potential GOP presidential candidates attending. In an ...   
22/1/2015
More than a third of all of the food that's produced on our planet never reaches a table. It's either spoiled in transit or thrown out by consumers in wealthier countries, who typically buy too much and toss the excess. This works out to roughly ...   
22/1/2015
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) received plenty of early support for his proposal, in his Jan. 5 inaugural speech, to get half of California's electricity from renewable sources by 2030. A lawyer who represents renewable energy developers said the ...   
21/1/2015
New York state’s fracking fight has moved offshore. And now the key players include not just New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) but also New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists, who last year ...   
20/1/2015
The political war over climate science is flaring up again on Capitol Hill this week as the U.S. Senate debates a bill that would approve the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Pipeline opponents, many of whom oppose the project because ...   
18/1/2015
Despite the new Republican majority and the oil industry gunning for the president’s agenda on emissions cuts and the Keystone XL pipeline, Barack Obama will show he’s no lame duck on climate change, White House officials insisted ahead of his ...   
18/1/2015
What should U.S. climate activists be focusing on this coming year? We asked more than a dozen smart folks to give us up to three answers to that question (and some gave us even more). One big common theme: The need to broaden and ...   
17/1/2015
The Rev. Charlotte Keys breathlessly talks about her involvement in climate change initiatives, both because of her passion for the issue and because of her busy afternoon driving around delivering free meals to volunteers.Her ...   
17/1/2015
Last year was the hottest on earth since record-keeping began in 1880, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring warnings about the risks of runaway greenhouse gas emissions and undermining claims by climate change contrarians that global ...   
17/1/2015
Friday’s news that 2014 was the Earth’s hottest year on record could not have been timelier for West Virginia, where a dissident member of the Board of Education recently altered new teaching standards to reflect his personal doubts about climate ...   
16/1/2015
Record-breaking temperatures scorched the planet last year, making 2014 the hottest in more than a century and raising new concerns about global warming, US government scientists said Friday. The much-anticipated report by scientists at ...   
16/1/2015
Last year was the hottest in earth’s recorded history, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring scientific warnings about the risks of runaway emissions and undermining claims by climate-change contrarians that global warming had somehow ...   
16/1/2015
Through three-plus decades of reporting, I’ve been seeking ways to better mesh humanity’s infinite aspirations with life on a finite planet. (Do this Google search — “infinite aspirations” “finite planet” Revkin – to get the idea. Also read the ...   
15/1/2015
Early one December morning, Chris Langdon, a biological oceanographer at the University of Miami, zipped up his wet suit and dropped overboard just off Key Largo to inspect a section of Florida's ailing coral reef. His living "laboratory," 15 ...   
15/1/2015
Russia's forests may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate change deal, scientists have warned. Russia has 19 percent of world forest reserves by surface ...   
14/1/2015
The Obama Administration today announced a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025, and a set of actions to put the United States on a path to achieve this goal. The U.S. ...   
14/1/2015
The announcement this morning by President Obama of a revised target for US methane emissions is not just another gimmick to shackle the American oil and gas industry. Nor is it new. Back in 1971, the world’s scientists thought that ...   
8/1/2015
For the president in any democracy, compromises are often necessary in assembling a cabinet that satisfies a range of constituencies. But even with that in mind, it’s really hard to understand how President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil, who has ...   
8/1/2015
In his renowned 1998 study of power and rationality, the Danish social scientist Bent Flyvbjerg concluded: “Power determines what counts as knowledge ... while it ignores or suppresses that knowledge which does not serve it.” Tony Abbott ...   
8/1/2015
Many are familiar with Pope Francis' love for the poor and his commitment to a simple lifestyle, but did you know that he is also a devoted activist for climate change awareness and a passionate environmentalist? In fact, the leader of ...   
8/1/2015
The Obama administration on Wednesday said it would delay for months a final rule to control carbon dioxide emissions at new coal-fired power plants, thwarting for now one way the Republican-controlled Congress could have blocked the ...   
7/1/2015
When the news arrived from the White House on Tuesday that Barack Obama would veto the GOP’s Keystone pipeline bill – or at least “that the president would not sign this bill” as is – I thought back to a poll that the National Journal conducted ...   
7/1/2015
Wyoming legislators will consider soon whether to remove a restriction on teaching about climate change in public schools. A bill that will hit the House floor this month in the Wyoming Legislature’s general session aims to reverse a ...   

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