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1/7/2015
n 1990, by an overwhelming majority, Congress amended the Clean Air Act to establish a market for electric utilities to trade the right to emit sulfur dioxide, one of the main contributors to acid rain.The law was based on a simple ...   
30/6/2015
China will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions per unit of gross domestic product by 60-65% from 2005 levels under a plan submitted to the United Nations ahead of crucial climate change talks in Paris later this year. The pledge has ...   
29/6/2015
"God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth."" (cf. Gen ...   
29/6/2015
Rick Santorum, one of the many climate-denying GOP candidates running for president in 2016, accused the U.S. Supreme Court of judicial overreach with its decision on Friday that effectively made same-sex marriage legal across the country. ...   
28/6/2015
Michael Byers holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of International Law and the Arctic, which was awarded the Donner Prize in 2014.Eighty-three ...   
25/6/2015
While Barack Obama sat down with the legendary Sir David Attenborough in the White House to pick his mind about ways to save the planet, another luminary of the science world, Bill Nye, was doing his bit to educate the masses about climate ...   
22/6/2015
The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Governor Jerry Brown’s expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office.Brown and other ...   
22/6/2015
The Republican reaction to Pope Francis’s climate encyclical, juxtaposed to the Democratic congressional rebellion against President Obama on trade, suggest that climate and energy are powerfully disrupting the grid-locked orthodoxy which has ...   
21/6/2015
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a steering committee to address climate change. The commission maintains computer modeling programs that show how climate change will affect water and land crucial to wildlife. It holds ...   
21/6/2015
Billions of dollars of investments in Australia's fossil fuel industries are at risk of becoming white elephants as global momentum builds to address climate change.As Fairfax Media today begins a series examining climate change policies ...   
20/6/2015
The network of corporate-funded right wing think tanks in America is massive. The money that flows to these organizations is even more massive than the networks themselves, and it flows in almost total secrecy thanks to Donors Trust and Donors ...   
20/6/2015
History has shown that when religion and science offer divergent views, it leaves plenty of room in the middle for politics. But when religion and science more closely align, as has happened with Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment this ...   
19/6/2015
As a lifelong eco-activist, I always thought it was a critical mistake to name the crisis caused by excessive carbon emissions into the atmosphere "Global Warming." It made it sound like it was about the weather, when in reality it is about the ...   
19/6/2015
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...   
19/6/2015
We spoke to co-founder Hayel Wartemberg, 22, about their new film, ‘Don’t close your eyes’. The film was created specifically for the Guardian’s #GroundUp campaign which is showcasing stories from young people who will feel the worst impacts of ...   
19/6/2015
When an elderly Pope Leo XIII released a document in 1891 on the rights of workers to unionize and of owners to hold private property, European capitalists and socialists alike cried foul. Why should we listen, they fumed, to a pope’s ...   
19/6/2015
For more than half a century, Catholic politicians in the United States have regularly been put in awkward positions on the question of how closely they would -- or should -- follow the dictates of the Vatican. Until recently, Democrats ...   
19/6/2015
In a historic document addressed to "every person living on this planet," Pope Francis warns that climate change and other forms of environmental degradation have reached a crisis point. Francis frames "Laudato Si'," the first papal ...   
19/6/2015
Pope Francis on Thursday issued a major encyclical on the environment, called "Laudato Si (Praise Be), On the Care of Our Common Home". Here are some key excerpts from the official English version: ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ...   
18/6/2015
In a sweeping environmental manifesto aimed at spurring concrete action, Pope Francis called Thursday for a bold cultural revolution to correct what he described as a "structurally perverse" economic system where the rich exploit the poor, ...   
18/6/2015
This speech was delivered on June 6, 2015, in Bar Harbor, Maine, as the College of the Atlantic commencement address. It appeared at The Nation on June 17.First of all, a huge congratulations to all the graduates—and to the parents who ...   
18/6/2015
Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans, while a number of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely. "I don't want to be disrespectful, but I don't ...   
18/6/2015
The Pope has been hailed for making a profoundly important intervention to the debate on global warming after making clear that climate change is real, dangerous and manmade – as he called for a new system of global government to tackle this ...   
18/6/2015
“The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all,” declares Pope Francis in his first major teaching on the environment, an encyclical letter released today.Pope Francis urges all human beings to change their behavior to ...   
18/6/2015
Judging by his recent public pronouncements – including on reproductive health, biodiversity, the creation of a Palestinian state, the political legitimacy of Cuba and now climate change – Pope Francis may upstage more than 150 world leaders when ...   

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