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24/1/2015
In the world's most polluted city, a layer of smog hangs over everything, thicker year after year. Dirty exhaust pours out of the more than seven million cars clogging the streets. Smoke from the open fires built for heating and cooking ...   
20/1/2015
As we enter 2015, the state of the climate movement is strong. Over the last year, we have grown in leaps and bounds. Together, we turned out over 400,000 people into the streets of New York City during last September’s People’s Climate March. It ...   
19/1/2015
Robert Redford, the Hollywood star and long-time environmentalist, has accused Republicans of "living in the 1950s" with their approach to their environment. The Oscar-winner took particular aim at Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader ...   
18/1/2015
What should U.S. climate activists be focusing on this coming year? We asked more than a dozen smart folks to give us up to three answers to that question (and some gave us even more). One big common theme: The need to broaden and ...   
15/1/2015
Growth in renewable energy consumption is set to significantly outpace the growth seen in fossil fuels this year, according to a report. However, it also warns that non-fossil fuels lack the policy needed to progress fast globally. The ...   
14/1/2015
Although most of us worry about other things, climate scientists have become increasingly worried about the survival of civilization. For example, Lonnie Thompson, who received the U.S. National Medal of Science in 2010, said that virtually all ...   
14/1/2015
Carbon emissions and their role in driving climate change have been in the headlines for years. But recently another greenhouse gas has made headlines: methane. As research has shown, when it comes to fueling climate change, methane is up to 20 ...   
31/12/2014
The world's newest carbon citadel rises up between the blasted deserts of Inner Mongolia and the coal-black lands of Shaanxi province.Ordos is a city that few outside China know. But the future of global emissions, and global warming ...   
21/12/2014
Earlier this month, for the first time, all 190 nations meeting in Lima Peru pledged to present actionable plans to cut CO2 emissions by early next year. But many feel that the landmark accord wasn't strong enough. Host Steve Curwood discusses ...   
20/12/2014
The first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of the ash left after burning coal to produce electricity were announced Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. After years of delaying action on issuing a coal ...   
19/12/2014
Stephen Harper touts merits of Alberta's carbon pricing system Full text of Peter Mansbridge's interview with Stephen Harper Stephen Harper says oil and gas regulations now would be 'crazy' Canada under pressure after U.S., China agree to curb ...   
15/12/2014
Callie Roberts is a senior, studying cancer biology and environmental policy, at Duke University. She has been awarded the Teens for Planet Earth Award, Ashoka Youth Venture Award, President’s Gold Volunteer Service Award, and President’s ...   
11/12/2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged countries at U.N. climate talks in Lima to move away from using fossil fuels while demonstrators gathered outside the meeting urged him to reject the Keystone oil pipeline. "Coal and ...   
8/12/2014
Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian coast. But the tiny emblems of green energy offer no hope against climate change. They have helped the ...   
6/12/2014
As progress at the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru has been reported as "slow" by many observers so far, green campaigners on Friday called on world governments participating in the talks to end their continued dependence on outdated fossil fuel- ...   
6/12/2014
A major threat to fossil fuel companies has suddenly moved from the fringe to center stage with a dramatic announcement by Germany’s biggest power company and an intriguing letter from the Bank of England.A growing minority of investors ...   
3/12/2014
World governments gathered in Lima, Peru for the latest round of U.N. climate negotiations should have finance on their mind. Making a just transition to a climate-safe future means helping developing countries to deal with damage from ...   
3/12/2014
Early on in the furious battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, a new slogan began to appear at rallies: “Keystone XL = Game Over for Climate.” That phrase, “game over for the climate,” originated in a May, 2012, Times Op-Ed, by James Hansen, who ...   
3/12/2014
When a climate science denialist starts congratulating your country on its stance at major international climate change talks, you know things have gone decidedly bad. That was a year ago in Warsaw, Poland, where Australia was ...   
30/11/2014
Mine 7 is a broad black smear across the pure white Arctic wilderness that surrounds the world’s most northern town. For more than a century, tonnes of coal carved out of the mountain face have fuelled the furnaces that generate ...   
29/11/2014
The air in Delhi is getting thicker. As winter nears, the smog in India's capital city stifles and suffocates. It grounds airplanes. And it kills. Outdoor air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India, according to a study showing it ...   
23/11/2014
The United States-China agreement on climate change is a huge political triumph, possibly "historic," as its supporters say. Whether it much alters the world's climate is a more open question. Recall the agreement's outlines. By 2030, ...   
22/11/2014
Hundreds of government-funded boreholes are set to be drilled across Britain to try to persuade the public that a looming shale gas boom can be developed safely, the Observer has learned. Sensors in the boreholes would detect possible water ...   
19/11/2014
During the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing, something remarkable happened, as it does every time the world`s news cameras train their sites on the Chinese capital: The toxic gray air turned blue. The state-run press ...   

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