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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 ...   
17/11/2014
The United States will contribute up to US$3 billion to the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries respond to climate change, and Japan will give up to US$1.5 billion, the leaders of both nations announced at the G20 Summit in Brisbane, ...   
10/11/2014
Threats to walruses in the Arctic are in the spotlight again, as six environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) challenging a rule that would allow oil companies to begin drilling ...   
9/11/2014
The UK is set to miss key targets on carbon emissions, because too many of the country’s most polluting coal-fired power plants are set to stay open far longer than the Government had pledged, a new report warns. Promises to introduce ...   
8/11/2014
They made it as scheduled, Saturday morning, to Ground Zero of Yolanda's most devastating landfall, after walking over a month from Manila's Kilometer Zero at Rizal Park. As the Philippines marked the first anniversary of the super ...   
5/11/2014
Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican.For the ...   
5/11/2014
LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: It's the most comprehensive appraisal of climate change ever undertaken and the news isn't good. The United Nations' climate change body's new report says the scientific evidence is unambiguous about the warming ...   
3/11/2014
Dirty Energy, Dirty Tactics | Photo, Inter Press Service
"Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and we`re seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events"¦.We can`t prevent a large scale disaster if we don`t heed this kind of hard science." Question: Is ...   
26/10/2014
Candidates running for the Wyoming Legislature recently weighed in on Wyoming's coal industry and ongoing disputes between the state and the Environmental Protection Agency regarding clean air. Three candidates answered questions during ...   
25/10/2014
California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming. To meet the requirement that it cut carbon emissions, for example, Southern California Edison ...   
24/10/2014
A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal to tackle climate change, pitting heavy industry against green business.Industry bosses said they faced big ...   
23/10/2014
The boss of British Gas’s parent company has criticised the Government for allowing “old, dirty coal stations” to qualify for subsidies worth hundreds of millions of pounds in a scheme designed to promote green energy. Sam Laidlaw, the ...   
20/10/2014
If we’re to believe the biomass energy industry, the U.S. Forest Service and a chorus of politicians from both sides of the aisle, we can solve the energy crisis, cure climate change and eradicate wildfire by logging and chipping our national ...   
19/10/2014
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. The attempt to ...   
19/10/2014
Renewable energy, not shale gas, has played the biggest role in reducing US emissions, according to new analysis from Greenpeace's Energydesk site. Many energy and political commentators have argued that a surge in US shale gas ...   
18/10/2014
At least twice in a normal year, the Biscayne Bay rises to swamp the streets of this fashionable resort town in an event known as the “king tide.” Water spills over seawalls and gurgles up through storm drains in what scientists say is a preview ...   
13/10/2014
International researchers, in what they believe is the most comprehensive global assessment of clean energy’s potential, report that a low-carbon system could supply the world’s electricity needs by 2050. A global low-carbon energy ...   
12/10/2014
Despite China's improved energy efficiency in recent years, economics professor Dabo Guan tells host Steve Curwood that rapid growth has led to an overall increase in CO2 emissions. Transcript CURWOOD: It's Living on Earth. I'm ...   
9/10/2014
Global Frackdown is an international day of action calling for a ban on fracking. This year`s event on Saturday, Oct. 11 will send a message to elected officials across the globe that the future should be powered by clean, renewable energy, not ...   
7/10/2014
Clean Coal Era Begins | Photo, Scientific American
On October 2, the Boundary Dam power plant in Saskatchewan became the first full-sized coal-fired boiler to capture the copious carbon dioxide that had previously billowed from its smokestack, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the ...   
3/10/2014
The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live.Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who ...   
3/10/2014
AT THE start of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the United States, the signals weren’t good that the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases would change its tone on climate change. In the end, there was a little more room ...   
2/10/2014
We`re all familiar with climate deniers - the politicians who proudly declare that 97 percent of climate scientists are wrong, and human carbon emissions aren`t driving up global temperatures to a potentially catastrophic degree. Opposing them ...   

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