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Global investment in tackling climate
change fell for a second year in 2013 to $331 billion, largely due to a drop in the cost of solar power technology, according to an annual report on climate
Overall, the world is falling ...
Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president ...
As she watches the red sun dip past the window of her home deep in a South Dakota valley, Beth Lone Eagle says she isn’t prepared to see a tar sands pipeline tarnish any bit of “God’s country”.With the US Senate scheduled to hold a vote ...
The tentative climate
change deal between China and the U.S. may affect the way the rest of the world treats global warming. It will almost certainly not affect Stephen Harper’s Canada.
Speaking to reporters in New Zealand Friday, Harper ...
-change pact reached this week between the United States and China is a game-changer in international
that puts pressure on Canada to get serious about reducing emissions.
As the world`s two biggest ...
The battle to save the world from the ravages of climate
change was given an unprecedented boost today as the US and China joined forces to announce secretly negotiated and radical actions to combat global warming.
The move will see both ...
Bills to take approval of the contentious Keystone XL pipeline from Canada out of the hands of the Obama administration could be headed for votes in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Democrat Mary Landrieu, chair of the ...
For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics
on so many ...
“Even if the United States deals with its carbon emission problem, the Chinese won’t. So what’s the point?”
“You can’t condemn the entire global South to abandon energy development, and you can’t provide enough with solar and wind. So ...
is local,” Tip O’Neill, the legendary Capitol Hill pol, used to say. He wasn’t talking about the politics
change, but he might as well have been. Powerful governments around the world have failed to act in a significant ...
Attitudes toward climate
change in India can appear paradoxical. Although India is one of the countries most deeply vulnerable to climate
change does not rank high on policymakers’ list of concerns. Two factors explain this ...
The world faces a "very high risk of severe, widespread and irreversible" impacts from climate
change without action to cut emissions, a major international
report has warned.
Experts warned there was little time before the window of ...
The Earth is locked on an “irreversible” course of climatic disruption from the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the impacts will only worsen unless nations agree to dramatic cuts in pollution, an international
panel of climate
change driven by the burning of fossil fuels is already affecting life on every continent and in the oceans, and the window is closing rapidly for governments to avert the worst damage expected to occur later this century, scientists ...
Humans are causing irreversible damage to the planet from burning fossil fuels, the biggest ever study of the available science concluded in a report designed to spur the fight against climate
change.There’s a high risk of widespread harm ...
The most important assessment of climate
change ever prepared, which was published yesterday in Copenhagen, should place enormous pressure on the Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, to make it a major agenda item at the G20 summit later this ...
Even by the outsized standards of Clive Palmer, it was a breathtaking display of chutzpah.
After endorsing the government's Direct Action climate
change policy, which he had previously debunked as a "waste of money" and "token gesture", ...
Campaigners against global warming and their bitterest opponents are united by one word this weekend: irreversible.
It appears 48 times in the draft of the most important report so far on climate
change, being finalised today in ...
Proof that professional climate
sceptics swim in a narrow, shallow pond was provided last month in Chicago at the Heartland Institute's Fourth International
Conference on Climate
Change. It turned out to be less Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, more ...
The deal reached early Friday by the European Union to cap its greenhouse gas emissions was meant to increase pressure on the rest of the world to achieve a landmark accord on climate
protection next year, the bloc’s leaders said.The ...
At least twice in a normal year, the Biscayne Bay rises to swamp the streets of this fashionable resort town in an event known as the “king tide.” Water spills over seawalls and gurgles up through storm drains in what scientists say is a preview ...
change is a “threat multiplier” and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The New York Times indicated that the report marks a ...
This week COIN hosted Naomi Klein – one of the most influential leftwing voices of our time – in Oxford as she launched her new book, ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate
’. Having read the book, and listened to her speak, I offer ...
In a world wrestling with climate
change and the need to phase out fossil fuels, nothing is more critical than making sure there are reliable and cost-effective clean energy technologies ready to fill the void.
Keeping track of the ...
The United Nations Climate
Summit at the end of September saw a host of governments, agencies and organizations rally around an international
agreement aimed at stopping deforestation called the New York Declaration on Forests. In it, three ...