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23/4/2014
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says in a new interview that people who cite recent hurricanes as proof of climate change are ignorant. Paul was speaking Tuesday with former senior Obama adviser David Axelrod at the University of Chicago ...   
23/4/2014
A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say. The delays are proving particularly frustrating for communities concerned with conserving forests ...   
23/4/2014
If human-caused climate change is to be slowed enough to avert the worst consequences of global warming, carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants and other pollutants will have to be captured and injected deep into the ground to ...   
23/4/2014
After decades of debate and with growing anxiety about climate change, the planet is no closer to a systematic solution to our collective energy challenge. Yet still we try. At its impressive Vancouver gathering, National Geographic ...   
22/4/2014
The warnings were dire, the consequences of inaction portrayed to be catastrophic and the proposed solutions made to seem within reach. Yet the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's compendium on global warming published April 13 -- ...   
21/4/2014
A Nobel Prize-winning biochemist has said the scientific community cannot make any headway among the religious community because "facts can't argue against faith". Robert Lefkowitz, who won a Nobel Prize for chemistry in 2012, said that ...   
20/4/2014
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that ...   
20/4/2014
For nearly two decades, Jeff Severinghaus has unearthed time capsules buried in polar ice. They chronicle past epochs of Earth’s history, record ice ages and act as thermometers of the prehistoric sea. The objects of Severinghaus’ ...   
20/4/2014
The Obama administration has once again punted the politically charged decision on the Keystone XL pipeline in a move that will likely delay a final ruling past November's congressional elections. The U.S. State Department said Friday it ...   
20/4/2014
Mark Kitchell’s 1990 Oscar nominated documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, covered the campus activism that disrupted the House Un-American Activities Committee’s hearings, launched the Free Speech Movement, fought the police at People’s Park and ...   
20/4/2014
The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the U.S. ...   
19/4/2014
Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa this week. Environmentally, Gore is most famous, perhaps, for his 2006 speaking tour and subsequent ...   
19/4/2014
The Obama administration’s announcement yesterday that it was delaying a ruling on the Keystone XL oil pipeline drew an angry reaction from supporters of the $5.4 billion project, including some who said it was designed to push the issue beyond ...   
19/4/2014
The latest United Nations report on the impacts of climate change is playing out like a Greek tragedy. In the Greek myth, Cassandra was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo. When she failed to return his love, Apollo issued a curse so that her ...   
18/4/2014
The US has delayed its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely, a move considered disappointing by the Canadian Prime Minister. Friday's extension will push ...   
18/4/2014
The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November.President Barack Obama has said he will ...   
18/4/2014
The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project. In a surprise announcement Friday as ...   
18/4/2014
A vitally-needed oil pipeline project, demanded by the vast majority of Americans, has been stymied for years, while the U.S. economy sputters along. The people want action... but a small group of highly influential environmentalists has made ...   
18/4/2014
The Obama administration on Friday confirmed it was giving eight federal agencies more time to weigh in on the Keystone XL pipeline, likely delaying a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm ...   
17/4/2014
Late one night last August, on the chalk downlands of southern England, Paul Kingsnorth stood in a field beside an old-growth forest, two yurts and a composting toilet. Kingsnorth is 41, tall, slim and energetic, with sweeping brown hair and a ...   
16/4/2014
The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, new YouGov research commissioned by Ecotricity revealed today. When given the choice, 62% said they would rather have a wind farm in their ...   
16/4/2014
From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania. That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking just might force the fracking moratorium they have wanted for so long ...   
16/4/2014
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is running against President Obama instead of her likely Republican opponent, Rep. Bill Cassidy. Her first reelection ad of the year compiles clips of her standing up for her state’s oil and gas interests, attacking ...   
16/4/2014
Alberta will likely implement energy efficiency measures and public transit when it revamps its climate-change policy to win support for its oil sector, the fastest-growing source of global warming in the country. The Canadian province ...   
15/4/2014
Former president Jimmy Carter, shown here speaking at The Washington Post earlier this month, now opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Former president Jimmy Carter has joined a group of Nobel laureates who oppose ...   

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