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24/7/2014
A new ad campaign from the League of Conservation Voters characterizes the recent behavior of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other fossil fuel supporters and donors with three D’s—dirty, desperate and dangerous.The $250,000 “Desperate” ...   
24/7/2014
China’s plan to build coal-to-gas plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions may actually exacerbate pollution that in recent years has caused public health scares and driven environmentalists to protest on the streets and online, according to ...   
20/7/2014
While a carbon price is every economists' favorite climate plan, real-world political constraints get in the way (just ask Australia!) In a new paper in Energy Policy, I examine a variety of political economy constraints that limit the ...   
10/7/2014
A pickup truck cruises the highway and suddenly unleashes a plume of thick, black exhaust on a pedestrian or car and, in its way, sends a political message: The "war on coal" – and environmental regulation generally – has prompted a ...   
8/7/2014
Should wilderness get the axe? | Grist Skip to content Skip to site navigation How our fear of "wilding" colored the Central Park Five case "It`s raining renewable energy loans!" shrieks ...   
7/7/2014
Here’s a clue for newspaper reporters: If the loudest people criticizing an environmental activist for not being pure enough are fossil fuel–loving Republicans, that’s a sign it’s not a legitimate criticism. Consider, for example, The ...   
25/6/2014
Last month was the hottest May in terms of global surface temperature in a historical record that extends back 130 years, according to NASA, and with an El Niño forecast for the end of the year, we could see more records fall. But there ...   
23/6/2014
Environmentalists on Monday protested at the headquarters of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, calling on the agency to stop approving liquefied natural gas export facilities until the climate change impacts of the projects are ...   
19/6/2014
The FY2015 State Foreign Operations spending bill that emerged from the House on Tuesday demonstrates a clear misunderstanding of the role of international institutions in promoting U.S. interests and reflects the inconsistent priorities and ...   
19/6/2014
After a decade in which coal has been grabbing an ever-larger share of the world’s energy supply, could coal’s boom be about to turn to bust? Both the United States and China are planning to curb coal, and analysts say the repercussions for the ...   
19/6/2014
Oakland city council has unveiled plans to become the fifth Californian city to move finance away from companies blamed for worsening climate change, while also banning transportation of coal in the city. The city council has unanimously ...   
17/6/2014
There was little doubt the federal government would approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, regardless of public opposition or evidence presented against it. The prime minister indicated he wanted the pipeline built before the ...   
17/6/2014
Those who appear on HBO never need to mince words, especially not on Real Time with Bill Maher. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy refused to tiptoe in describing what her announcement of the president`s emissions ...   
14/6/2014
EPA rules ignore methane | Audio | Photo, Living on Earth
Climate protection advocates have applauded the EPA's recent power plant regulations, but environmental lawyer Bill Snape tells host Steve Curwood, the new rules don't deal with methane, and that could be a serious problem for the ...   
14/6/2014
If President Barack Obama`s historic carbon emissions rules made you forget about his "all of the above" energy policy, well, it shouldn`t have. While the president recognized that coal-fired power plants are responsible for about 40 ...   
13/6/2014
IT WAS time to draw a line in the tar sands. Blindsided by Barack Obama's renewed push for action on global warming, the conservative Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia are making a stand. The United States President's drive to ...   
12/6/2014
"If we destroy Creation, in the end it will destroy us." - Pope Francis Clean stoves greatly reduce carbon emissions and indoor air pollution in developing nations. Here is an inspiring and educational article from three ...   
11/6/2014
SO YOU want to live in a country that is guided by a philosophy of "ecological civilisation", run by people with the vision to implement policies that will benefit their children even if it costs more in the short term? Move to ...   
8/6/2014
Coal industry taking lumps | Photo, Columbus Dispatch
Proposed federal rules that would cut carbon pollution by 30 percent nationwide drew complaints last week from coal and power companies, whose officials say that more government oversight is another dagger in the heart of an industry bound by ...   
7/6/2014
Ask Danny Blair what really keeps Prairie climate experts such as himself up at night and watch him run through a long list of looming calamities to settle on one. Drought. "If you thought the Dirty Thirties were bad," he said, ...   
7/6/2014
This week, President Obama announced new EPA regulations on power plants -- the centerpiece of his second-term effort to fight climate change. The expected chorus of condemnation from Republicans -- who, for the most part, don't even accept ...   
7/6/2014
The Obama Administration took the most serious step toward limiting carbon pollution of any in history. And besides its proposed rules for power plant carbon pollution, the White House has already helped bring about an explosion in solar and wind ...   
3/6/2014
Louisiana congressional members Monday quickly condemned the Obama administrations bold plan to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent in 16 years. But others in Congress said the plan, by targeting coal-fired ...   
3/6/2014
By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate ...   
3/6/2014
While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a goal of decreasing carbon emissions by 30 percent--compared to 2005 levels--by 2030, states will be given the flexibility to devise their own plans. Clearly, some will have more work ...   

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