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22/9/2014
The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate. More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate ...   
22/9/2014
For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron. So it was no trivial matter when a group of Rockefeller heirs decided recently to ...   
22/9/2014
The People`s Climate March, which organizers estimate drew more than three hundred thousand people, came to a close at West Thirty-fourth Street and Eleventh Avenue, just about where, as it happened, the final section of the High Line park opened ...   
21/9/2014
Climate realities | Photo, New York Times
ON Tuesday, world leaders will converge at United Nations headquarters in New York for a summit meeting on the climate that will set the stage for global negotiations next year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of global climate ...   
21/9/2014
Given the growing challenges to life on this planet and the concomitant need for policy change and political courage -- notably from climate change deniers, whether they are governed by profit or political cowardice -- one yearns for ...   
20/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
20/9/2014
This week, I will witness a key test of whether we will betray our children, grandchildren and future generations through a lack of ambition and will. I will be at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on Thursday to listen to David ...   
18/9/2014
Few figures in the climate change debate are as polarizing as former Vice President Al Gore. His fans and his enemies are equally rabid, and his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth is still probably the most-referenced document on climate change in ...   
18/9/2014
Out here in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, climate change has arrived.In the last year alone, my country has suffered through unprecedented droughts in the north, and the biggest ever king tides in the south; and we have watched the ...   
17/9/2014
Al Gore still loves his graphs. He’s lost weight since going vegan and his hair has turned gray, which suits him. But watching him host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine. The Climate Reality ...   
16/9/2014
The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long as the global economy can be transformed within the next 15 years, a group of the world's leading ...   
14/9/2014
Given the relentless long-term trend towards global warming, it should be a case of all hands on deck. But the world of politics appears to have trumped the laws of physics, writes Mike Steketee."THE laws of physics are non-negotiable," ...   
10/9/2014
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...   
10/9/2014
The UK is pressing Japan, Canada and Australia to accept tough carbon cuts ahead of a proposed UN climate deal in 2015.A report outlining the UK government’s climate strategy released today in London says officials are using bilateral ...   
5/9/2014
With climate change a no-brainer in the credible scientific world, and more and more people--indigenous and non-Native alike--experiencing firsthand its effects on the ground, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has summoned world ...   
30/8/2014
The recent call from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for "tightening belts" has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong with the Russian economy. No doubt the planned tax increases (introduction of a sales tax and ...   
27/8/2014
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.In preparation for this agreement, ...   
27/8/2014
When Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott last month steered through Parliament repeal of the country's carbon pricing mechanism, he was cheered on by business associations representing major international and domestic companies.They ...   
25/8/2014
Methane bubbles flow in small streams out of the sediment on an area of sea floor of Virginia north of Washington Canyon. Quill worms, anemones and patches of microbial mat can be seen in and along the periphery of the seepage area. (NOAA Okeanos ...   
25/8/2014
Our global environment has many problems. If the high volume of carbon emission is one, the low level of intellectual engagement with some of the major environmental challenges is surely another. There are, of course, many engaging and ...   
24/8/2014
In July, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an "ice wall" around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. In June, the ...   
24/8/2014
With oil and gas booming in the United States – and wind energy booming for now – both industries hope to extend their success by moving offshore. And they’re getting help from the federal government, which on Tuesday auctioned off ...   
23/8/2014
Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon Möller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home. Cut per capita greenhouse gas to three tons per Stockholm inhabitant by 2015. Make ...   
23/8/2014
Carbon capture and storage can cut up to 90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. With more than a dozen false starts, the technology has yet to be demonstrated on a commercial scale. Two projects nearing completion could soon ...   
23/8/2014
With congressional elections coming up in November, this piece of legislation could prove to be extremely important not just for climate change but for American politics in general. Host of Radio VR's Eco Plus, John Harrison, talks to Ethan ...   

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