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14/2/2014
In both the United States and Canada, activism against tar sands, pipelines and climate change has soared in recent years. But while President Obama has encouraged citizens to "stand up and speak up" to demand change on energy, Canadian ...   
31/1/2014
Europeans have never been shy about calling out Canada for everything from the harvesting of baby seals to its treatment of aboriginal peoples to, of course, the great abomination of the moment, which is how Europeans regard what they call ...   
30/1/2014
Australia's Great Barrier Reef watchdog is to decide by Friday whether to allow millions of cubic meters of dredged mud to be dumped near the fragile reef to create the world's biggest coal port and possibly unlock $28 billion in coal ...   
24/1/2014
Chinese authorities have found a new culprit for the country's choking air pollution, beyond under-regulated coal plants and manufacturers. This year, they're going after fireworks. Lighting fireworks to bring in the lunar New Year ...   
14/12/2013
It's Alberta's biggest environmental battle - to reduce rising greenhouse gases from the oilsands - and former oil executive Eric Newell is running a global search for some silver bullets. Newell knows it's a race against ...   
11/12/2013
Emissions from coal plants in China were responsible for a quarter of a million premature deaths in 2011 and are damaging the health of hundreds of thousands of Chinese children, according to a new study. The study by a US air pollution ...   
9/12/2013
Record high levels of air pollution in Shanghai late last week has been credited for forcing down share prices for coal companies at the same time as valuations for companies specialising in environmental protection. According to ...   
7/12/2013
It’s Alberta’s biggest environmental battle -- to reduce the rising greenhouse gases in the oilsands -- and former oil executive Eric Newell is running a global search for some silver bullets. Newell also knows it’s a race against ...   
22/10/2013
China's battle against a persistent air pollution crisis, which all but shut down a city of 11 million this week, is being hampered by tough weather conditions, an environmental official said on Tuesday. Air quality in cities is of ...   
24/9/2013
A string of plant closures, project cancellations and other setbacks has raised new doubts about the future of nuclear power in the United States, but there's disagreement about whether the retrenchment will be limited and temporary or the ...   
20/9/2013
Barack Obama took his first real step to fulfilling his sweeping climate action plan on Friday, proposing the first rules to limit carbon pollution from future coal-fired power plants. The new rules on natural gas and coal plants, ...   
19/8/2013
Last week China announced it was going to spend over a quarter of a trillion dollars ($275 billion) to fight rampant and life-threatening pollution in its urban centers over the next five years. Recent decades of unparalleled economic growth has ...   
7/7/2013
It's logical to be concerned about the economic impact on South Carolina of the Obama administration's efforts to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions. But equally significant is the cost of inaction, and the benefits our state will reap ...   
17/4/2013
We have far more oil, coal and gas than we can safely burn. For all the millions of words written about climate change, the challenge really comes down to this: fuel is enormously useful, massively valuable and hugely important geopolitically, ...   
16/4/2013
Today, the global economy annually consumes at least 80 times more coal than was burned in 1850 at the height of the Industrial Revolution. The International Energy Agency said that global coal use -- now close to 8 billion tons a year -- could ...   
10/4/2013
The polarized debate over the Keystone XL pipeline and global warming overlooks the fact that you can build the pipeline and still reduce greenhouse gas emissions and be good stewards of the land, air and water, Premier Alison Redford told a ...   
24/3/2013
As the country was subjected to the worst March snowfall in over 30 years, official figures showed that there were more than 4,000 extra deaths in just five weeks as the wintry conditions persisted.Over 43,700 deaths were registered in ...   
23/3/2013
A severe weather alert was issued for large parts of the country hit by icy conditions, heavy snow and winds of up to 60mph. North-west England, south-west Scotland and Northern Ireland were worst-affected. At one point, the whole of ...   
11/3/2013
Climate scientists think they may have found at least part of the answer to a conundrum which has been puzzling them recently -- why the atmosphere has not warmed as much as expected over the last decade or so. A team led by the ...   
19/2/2013
Energy supplies are on a "rollercoaster" and heading downhill fast, Ofgem has warned again. The energy regulator's chief executive, Alistair Buchanan, issued the stark warning to consumers and businesses to prepare for higher prices as ...   
15/2/2013
ON FEBRUARY 19th Europe’s emissions-trading system (ETS) faces a potentially fatal vote. It could not only determine whether the world’s biggest carbon-trading market survives but delay the emergence of a worldwide market, damage Europe’s ...   
20/1/2013
EARLIER this month work began at a big construction site in Shandong province, south-east of Beijing. In a country overflowing with infrastructure projects, that seems unremarkable. Except the workers are restarting construction of a nuclear ...   
14/1/2013
China's closely controlled state media has today joined the chorus of calls for the government to take greater action to tackle air pollution, as record levels of smog continued to afflict Beijing and several other large cities. The ...   
9/1/2013
Last week, the oil company Chevron took out a full-page ad in the Atlantic Monthly to say – seemingly innocuously – that hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, needs to be "good for everyone". It was a part of Chevron's ubiquitous "Human ...   
30/12/2012
Yes, elections do have consequences, and those associated with a likely continuation of disastrous Obama administration energy policies will be huge. Now in this coming new year, with his hold on the Oval Office secure for a final term, the ...   

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