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27/5/2015
The world’s richest sovereign wealth fund has sunk more money into coal just three months after a high-profile pledge to dump fossil fuels as part of its commitment to responsible investing, according to financial analysis by three environmental ...   
27/5/2015
Most leftists operate in a haze of hypocrisy, blinded by a total lack of self-awareness. They preach sanctimoniously to the rest of us about how we should lead our lives, usually without a compulsion to lead their lives in similar fashion. The ...   
25/5/2015
Almost 70 Oxford alumni have symbolically handed back their degrees to criticise the university’s weak policy on fossil fuels investment – which excludes only direct investment in oil sands and coal but fails to address other money invested in ...   
24/5/2015
France's largest insurer will scrap holdings in coal companies because of concerns about climate change, broadening support for the fossil-fuel divestment movement to a major mainstream investor.Axa SA Chief Executive Officer Henri de ...   
23/5/2015
France’s largest insurer will scrap holdings in coal companies because of concerns about climate change, broadening support for the fossil-fuel divestment movement to a major mainstream investor.Axa SA Chief Executive Officer Henri de ...   
22/5/2015
Energy companies are facing increased scrutiny over their carbon emissions as pension funds worth billions grow anxious about the risks posed by climate change. Philippe Desfosses, chief executive officer of ERAFP, a pension fund for ...   
21/5/2015
This week, the International Monetary Fund put out a big report claiming the world spends $5.3 trillion a year subsidizing energy, mainly fossil fuels.That's an eye-popping number. And it led to plenty of outraged headlines: Look at all ...   
20/5/2015
Solar power is lighting up the world, and not just on rooftops. Forward-thinking minds are discovering ways to harness the sun`s energy in many exciting ways, from the ground beneath our feet to the shirt off our back. The following innovations ...   
16/5/2015
A month ago, the Alaska House of Representatives took time out from struggling to forge a state budget in the face of plummeting oil prices to talk about Washington state. For nearly an hour, they debated the wording of a five-page ...   
15/5/2015
Coal projects in the Galilee Basin and on the door step of the Great Barrier Reef could receive government financing under a $5 billion loan scheme in the federal budget.But companies would have to demonstrate their projects would not be ...   
14/5/2015
“If it’s wrong to wreck the planet, then it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.” This quote by Bill McKibben has become the mantra of the fossil fuel divestment movement, the campaign which has sprouted up on hundreds of college ...   
29/4/2015
The Swedish government is in the process of pondering an important decision - whether to sell the vast lignite reserves of the state-owned Vattenfall energy giant or ensure that they stay in the ground. The decision will define Sweden's ...   
22/4/2015
Renewable energy could economically provide China the majority of its energy by midcentury, according to a new report. The "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study" from the China National Renewable Energy ...   
21/4/2015
The turbines of Utah's oldest coal-fired power plant have stopped spinning. Rocky Mountain Power took its 60-year-old Carbon Power Plant offline Wednesday, one day before more strict federal mercury-pollution rules went into ...   
15/4/2015
Al Gore has been one of the leading voices in support of the environmental movement for decades, advocating for protection of the planet while in Congress and serving as former President Bill Clinton’s vice president. He’s written four books on ...   
13/4/2015
The end of the 2008 Democratic primary was a weird, drawn-out exercise in face-saving and point-making. Sometime around the end of March or the beginning of April of that year, it became apparent that Hillary Clinton had no viable path to the ...   
11/4/2015
It’s strange to remember how bitterly divisive the 2008 Democratic presidential primary battle was. Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s platforms and ideological positioning were awfully similar. And on the chief difference between them - ...   
10/4/2015
Krakow is one of Europe's top tourist destinations and attracts millions of visitors each year to soak up its history, culture and architecture. But its appeal wanes during colder months when another prominent feature of the Polish city is on ...   
9/4/2015
It's National Public Health Week, an important time to connect the dots between human health and climate change. Earlier this week, nearly 1,000 doctors, nurses, researchers and other health professionals from 49 states, Puerto Rico, and ...   
7/4/2015
Look out, skeeters—the drones are coming.As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the health risks of climate change, White House officials this week highlighted a Microsoft project to robotically stalk mosquitoes and warn against the ...   
6/4/2015
Environmental activist Jintana Kaewkao confronts a member of the Forestry Department in Bangkok, Thailand, about the suspicious way forest land near her village was acquired by the owners of a steel plant. Jintana Kaewkao, a 53-year-old ...   
26/3/2015
Debbie Dooley’s conservative credentials are impeccable. She was one of the founding members of the Tea Party movement and continues to sit on the board of the Tea Party Patriots. She also serves as chairperson of the Atlanta Tea ...   
18/3/2015
A few weeks ago I posted two of a promised three part series on the remaking of the electricity sector of the U.S. economy. Those posts outlined the flimsiness of the arguments being made against clean electricity by coal companies and incumbent ...   
18/3/2015
Secretary Sally Jewell yesterday called for reform to the way that the Department of the Interior manages America’s energy resources in order to address the causes of climate change. In a bold speech at the Center for Strategic and ...   
17/3/2015
Every so often a seminal book or powerful movie alters the way we see the world around us. In the past three weeks, an online documentary about air pollution in China called “Under the Dome” has done exactly that for the peoples’ ...   

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