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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’ ...   
16/3/2015
Most people think about oil very generally—it’s the fuel that heats homes and powers cars, and most of the changes seen are the yo-yoing prices at the pump. But with ever dwindling supplies and the hunt for crude reaching further corners and ...   
15/3/2015
A survey of American climate activists by Grist inspired us to conduct our own survey on the priorities of German activists. Both surveys include a dozen or so leading figures of the climate movement in each country. Before comparing the two, ...   
13/3/2015
Despite the role of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in helping billionaires, Big Oil, Coal, Tobacco, the gun lobby and other dubious corporate interests to infiltrate our state lawmaking processes, it’s not every day you hear ...   
13/3/2015
Secretary of State John Kerry railed against climate change skeptics on Thursday, saying that "future generations will not and should not forgive those who ignore this moment, no matter their reasoning,' though he offered no direct clues on ...   
13/3/2015
India has joined the climate change challenge, US Secretary of State John Kerry today said as he praised Indian efforts to combat the growing menace. "During President Obama's trip to New Delhi earlier this year, the President affirmed ...   
13/3/2015
Solar power has been seeing dramatic growth in many countries across the world. In Latin America, however, the growth rates have been astounding. As my colleague Mike reported over at TreeHugger, Latin American solar grew 370 percent in 2014, and ...   
4/3/2015
Rick Perry said carbon dioxide emissions in Texas were down because of "incentive-based regulation" during his time as governor. But the evidence shows a decline in manufacturing jobs and federal energy policies - not the state`s - are more ...   
2/3/2015
China's love affair with coal has come to an abrupt end, with figures released last week showing that consumption fell in 2014 for the first time in 14 years. A combination of slowing industrial growth and a drive by the government in ...   
1/3/2015
Political leaders risk derailing efforts to tackle climate change unless they set out clear plans to phase out dirty coal powered stations by the early 2020s, campaigners have warned. A coalition of groups including Greenpeace UK, WWF ...   
13/2/2015
On December 14, 2006, Barbara Correro was at home drinking tea, reading the paper. She had spent the past five years and most of her savings on a long-cherished retirement dream: a small mobile home on 24 acres of pine and hardwood forest, a ...   
10/2/2015
On Saturday I joined a panel at the Munich Security Conference in Germany and talked about global security and energy security. You might be surprised to see Greenpeace at a security conference. The room was full of members of the “strategic ...   
7/2/2015
THIS Changes Everything is an accessible, powerful, and timely contribution to the public discourse on climate change that deserves a wide readership, particularly amongst a younger reading audience (teachers and professors: take note). In her ...   
3/2/2015
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...   
3/2/2015
Climate change is happening, humans are the cause, and a shocking number of congressional Republicans - over 56 percent - deny or question the science. CAP Action conducted a fresh analysis of public statements from current Representatives and ...   
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 ...   

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