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30/1/2015
As we watch the new GOP-controlled Congress clash over the Keystone XL pipeline, it’s rather depressing to realize that this is just the beginning of the pitched, drag-out battles to come over climate change in the next two years. Even ...   
30/1/2015
After weeks of unusually robust debate, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation to expedite construction of the massive Keystone XL pipeline, brushing aside President Obama`s threat to veto the measure. Passage secured not only a top ...   
29/1/2015
The long and tangled history of U.S. climate politics got a new chapter this week, as the U.S. Senate today finished work on a bill that would force the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude from ...   
28/1/2015
Dot Earth - New York Times blogenergyA Climate Hawk Separates Energy Thought Experiments from Road MapsBy Andrew C. Revkin January 27, 2015 5:24 pm January 27, 2015 5:24 pm Email Share Tweet ...   
27/1/2015
Economics has long been nicknamed the dismal science, and climate economics can really pile on the gloom and doom. Basically, when individuals act rationally and self-interestedly, in an unrestrained market economy, we pollute the planet to the ...   
25/1/2015
When it comes to energy and climate politics, things are heating up on the Senate floor. Debate over amendments to the Senate bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline forced Republicans to put their views on climate change on the record ...   
24/1/2015
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. But other experts say that`s much too gloomy. The US advocacy ...   
22/1/2015
Oh no-no-no, says half the Senate. Forty-nine senators (full list here) voted on Wednesday against an amendment that said climate change is happening and, crucially, that it's actually-for-real caused by human emissions. That's something ...   
22/1/2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday declined again to take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, telling an audience in Canada that she would not express her views because of an ongoing review by the State Department. "We have ...   
17/1/2015
The words we use matter in climate change adaptation | Southern Fried Science Southern Fried Science 706 words * 3~5 min read The words we use matter in climate change adaptation In 2012, North Carolina outlawed climate change, ...   
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 ...   
13/1/2015
West Virginia joined 25 other states several years ago to help develop a set of standards for teaching science across the United States. Among other topics, the standards acknowledge the overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is ...   
10/1/2015
There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood leads on to fortune.?Omitted, all the voyage of their life?Is bound in shallows and in miseries.?On such a full sea are we now afloat,?And we must take the current ...   
9/1/2015
Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama. Obama is so loath to make the call that deliberations have entered their sixth ...   
9/1/2015
At the end of last year, with most of his colleagues stuck in Washington for an important Senate session on a Saturday, Sen. James M. Inhofe was in Tulsa getting spurs fastened onto a pair of boots. “They’re ostrich,” said Inhofe ...   
9/1/2015
Energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey has revealed that the UK will be seeking a legally binding climate change agreement at negotiations later this year. However, he has also voiced concerns that the deal will not go far enough to avert ...   
8/1/2015
Back in September 2008, when a Canadian company first sought U.S. approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the United States was the world's third largest oil producer and crude oil prices hovered around $105 per barrel. At that time, ...   
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
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 ...   
7/1/2015
A new global climate deal expected to be agreed in Paris at the end of this year will not be ambitious enough to prevent dangerous temperature rises, energy secretary Ed Davey has warned. Mr Davey, who admitted it was “quite likely” he ...   
7/1/2015
Innovation in firefighting methods only go so far. To keep up with climate change and more extreme fires, we need a larger, more professional fire service – and a change of attitude Right now it’s the Adelaide Hills. In 2013 it was the ...   
6/1/2015
Australia: Climate change isn't just a Leftist cause | Photo, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The climate debate has descended into an ideological battle of Left versus Right, with parties of the Left taking ownership of the moral necessity for climate action. It need not be so, writes Dale Hughes. I'm a Liberal voter and I'm ...   
4/1/2015
If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation. The aviation industry is growing so quickly that its ...   
4/1/2015
Groups that support teaching students about the evidence showing that humans are contributing to a global rise in temperatures are speaking out against West Virginia’s changes to the state’s new K-12 science education standards. At the ...   
3/1/2015
SCIENTISTS have often been accused of exaggerating the threat of climate change, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that they ought to be more emphatic about the risk. The year just concluded is about to be declared the hottest one on record, ...   

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