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12/12/2014
When it comes to global warming, the United States has long been viewed as one of the world’s worst actors. American officials have been booed and hissed during international climate talks, bestowed with mock “Fossil of the Day” awards for ...   
20/10/2014
Shortly after the Australian National University (ANU) divested from seven fossil fuels firms, gaining criticism from the government, more universities are being pressured by academics and students to follow suit, in order to avoid dangerous ...   
17/7/2014
Australia repeals carbon tax, Wall Street Journal
After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.In a vote that could highlight the difficulty in implementing ...   
9/6/2014
Conservatives like to project themselves as lovers of the free market. They believe that everyone should go out and fend for themselves, that the government shouldn't be getting in the way of those with talent and ambition – and that it shouldn't ...   
3/5/2014
The Morwell fire has raised questions about risk acceptance among mine operators. The Victorian government has been warned that mine failures in the Latrobe Valley, where a coal fire shrouded Morwell in smoke in February, are almost ...   
18/3/2014
The world’s quest for cheaper fuel in the form of natural gas is coming at a much higher price than fossil fuel industry officials want to acknowledge. It’s due to water depletion, polluting chemicals, complacency about contaminated ...   
26/12/2013
Five years ago, in the dead of night, a torrent of more than a million gallons of slurry broke free from its holding place at a Tennessee Valley Authority power plant in Tennessee. The toxic stew of coal fly ash, which is produced when coal is ...   
9/12/2013
In October, huge bushfires devastated communities, property and livelihoods in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. Tragically, two lives were lost. As the Climate Council's first major report makes clear, our changing climate is increasing the ...   
9/11/2013
The EPA plans to roll out revised power plant emissions standards before President Obama leaves office, so is holding public hearings in cities around the country. Living on Earth's Emmett FitzGerald reports from a citizen's rally outside the EPA ...   
29/10/2013
It's Friday night in the "energy capital of the nation,' a sprawled-out strip mall in Campbell County, Wyoming, called Gillette. In a bar on Highway 59, the liquor bottles are backlit in neon green, and a bartender covered in glitter slings ...   
6/10/2013
Coal has emerged as a defining issue in the race for Virginia's governor, and the stark divide between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe has grown wider with the release of new federal pollution limits on coal-fired power ...   
27/9/2013
The river raced. I was standing near the bridge on College Avenue over the Cache la Poudre River in Fort Collins, CO. Due to the torrential rainstorms, the river had peaked about six hours earlier in the middle of the night, but it was still ...   
22/9/2013
Friday's statement on new coal regulations from the US Environment Protection Agency didn't come as a surprise, but rather as a disappointment for some in Montana.EPA administrator Gina McCarthy announced the move Friday."These ...   
18/9/2013
The Malaysian government is taking another look at building a hugely controversial coal-fired plant in the Bornean state of Sabah, a proposal that was thrown out in 2011 due to a large-scale grassroots movement. The 300 megawatt coal plant would ...   
25/6/2013
Five years after being elected president and six months after winning a second term, President Obama today gave his first speech devoted solely to climate change and announced several executive actions to begin weaning the United States ...   
2/4/2013
The population of Philippine cockatoos on Rasa Island is booming. With the help of conservationists the population has gone from 25 individuals in 1998 to 250 today, representing a quarter of the world's total population (approximately 1,000 ...   
6/3/2013
A North Carolina banana is small but sweet. About half the size of its Costa Rican counterpart, it grows from a single tree in Chatham County. There it winters inside a building at the Plant in Pittsboro. After the April frost, it sunbathes in ...   
14/2/2013
Sen. Barbara Boxer on Thursday put her political muscle behind a bill that would tax carbon and methane emissions linked to global warming and use the money for consumer rebates and to finance a raft of new clean-energy projects. The ...   
12/1/2013
For most climate experts, news that 2012 was the hottest year on record for the lower 48 states gave fresh urgency to the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Many House Republicans have long resisted such steps, and Rep. Joe Barton of ...   
31/10/2012
Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein has been detained while resupplying Keystone XL tree sitters. As Hurricane Sandy pushes further inland to devastate Appalachia and Canada, three women from New England, including Green ...   
31/10/2012
A proposed Puget Sound terminal that would ship millions of tons of coal to Asia drew opposition from most speakers Oct. 27, with many opponents at a public meeting calling for a broader environmental impact statement analyzing impacts stretching ...   
29/8/2012
- It is a time of extreme heat and anxiety in Sri Lanka. Even the rains last week felt like a sudden burst of cold water on the smouldering asbestos sheets on most Sri Lankan household roofs, creating a blast of cold air before the heat returns ...   
29/8/2011
On the tenth day of a protest wave that has been gaining momentum since Aug. 20 and will continue until Sep. 3, nearly 300 people gathered in Lafayette Park directly across from the White House in Washington D.C., chanting, "When I say 'tar ...   
22/7/2011
An industry leader joined a union chief and political luminaries in West Virginia in a sustained chorus of boos directed Thursday at billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg`s hefty gift to an environmental group bent on wiping out the coal ...   
10/5/2011
The Pascua River in Patagonia - Chile plans to dam the river to generate electricity.Chilean authorities have approved a £1.8bn plan to dam two rivers in Patagonia for hydroelectricity, triggering angry protests and claims that swathes of ...   

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