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24/7/2014
A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power ...   
21/7/2014
In a recent article on The Conversation, University of Melbourne Professor Emeritus Frank Larkins wrote that Australia’s targets to increase renewable energy will make electricity more expensive, thanks to problems with consistency and ...   
18/7/2014
Australia's carbon tax, one of the world's landmark attempts to stop climate change, is officially no more. The country's government says the move will save money, but in reality the costs will be high. Instead of decreasing its ...   
16/7/2014
Australia’s Senate voted to scrap the nation’s price on carbon, fulfilling a key election pledge by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and leaving the nation without an approved mechanism to tackle emissions. The repeal bill was passed 39 votes ...   
11/7/2014
In all the discussion about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new climate change rule and power plants, there has not been much thought given to the poll numbers. Since policymakers are presumably in office to represent the public, ...   
9/7/2014
Oil Change International released a comprehensive report today on fossil fuel exploration and production subsidies in the U.S.--Cashing in on All of the Above: U.S. Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies Under Obama--which demonstrates that at a time ...   
3/7/2014
Much of the hundreds of billions of dollars worth of renewable energy investment that is needed to prevent the worst effects of climate change could come from the substantial subsidies given to fossil fuels, a new report has found. In a ...   
2/7/2014
Coal power generation in China will peak in 2024 as the country shifts to renewables, analysts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict. As China considers an emissions cap and amid rising concern over smog in its large cities, the ...   
24/6/2014
Justin McKeating, a Greenpeace blogger, has a message for the US, where the Obama administration has pledged to waste money financing the small modular reactor (SMR): nuclear power is not beautiful, safe or cheap.SMRs are supposed to be ...   
19/6/2014
In the current rolling debate over whether we’re already the walking dead, given our presumptive too little, too late actions on climate change, Al Gore is boldly predicting victory in the latest issue of Rolling Stone. “The forward ...   
16/6/2014
History is often made by strong personalities wielding bold new political, economic or religious doctrines. Yet any serious effort to understand how and why societies change requires examination not just of leaders and ideas, but also of ...   
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 ...   
13/6/2014
Environmentalists have bitterly condemned a new EU research fund which invites shale gas firms to apply for EUR113m (£90m) of subsidies, under a programme designed to encourage ‘competitive low carbon energy’. The Horizon 2020 research ...   
9/6/2014
With PV prices falling, efficiencies increasing and global installations doubling in volume every year, has a clear winner emerged in the race to find an economic low carbon energy source for the next 100 years? Whilst recent statistics ...   
8/6/2014
US President Barack Obama’s latest plan to reduce carbon emissions is a welcome one, and not just because it addresses climate change. In publicising the plan to cut emissions from old coal power stations, Obama put the emphasis on health. Now it ...   
2/6/2014
Any American civics lesson includes the "balance of powers" of our government among its three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. When all three branches agree on something, it's hard to argue against it. The latest of those rare ...   
31/5/2014
Bryan T. Pagel, a dairy farmer, watched as a glistening slurry of cow manure disappeared down a culvert. If recycling the waste on his family's farm would help to save the world, he was happy to go along. Out back, machinery was breaking ...   
27/5/2014
The Chinese government plans to decommission almost 6m cars that do not meet exhaust emission standards, in an effort to cut pollution from road vehicles and improve air quality. According to government figures, around 5.3m cars will be ...   
25/5/2014
ET Now caught up with former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu for his views on India's energy sector. Excerpts: ET Now: Should you become the next energy minister, what key hurdles do you believe need addressing in each of the three ...   
23/5/2014
You probably have no idea who Jim Rubens is. Nor should you, really. Even the most politically savvy observer would struggle to name every obscure candidate running in a primary for a U.S. Senate seat. And that, certainly, is what Rubens is as he ...   
20/5/2014
India's policymakers are fond of defining the country's energy security in terms of three As: availability, access and affordability. However, the three As appear at increasing risk in the face of four formidable barriers: energy subsidies, ...   
16/5/2014
The UK is set to run out of its oil, coal, and gas supplies in a little over five years, a new report had claimed. The research from the Global Sustainability Institute has said that other European countries are facing similar shortages ...   
16/5/2014
The wind energy tax credit has been sucked into the maw of senatorial dysfunction. As National Journal reports, “Rejecting Democratic overtures to work out a plan for amendments, Senate Republicans blocked sprawling, bipartisan tax ...   
16/5/2014
The UK faces a desperate shortage of natural resources such as oil and coal, according to a troubling new report that underlines the need for significant investment in renewable energy. In new analysis, researchers from Anglia Ruskin ...   
16/5/2014
A report out today shows how the distribution of natural resources around the globe has changed over a decade, and it's not a pretty picture. Our supplies of many resources are dwindling, and fast. The report by the Global Resource ...   

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