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15/3/2015
The agreement was to block the rise in global temperature before 2020, and start a process for gradually reverting the climate to safe levels, to be concluded before 2050. Well, in the last four years, we have already witnessed an ...   
14/3/2015
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...   
13/3/2015
Wind is poised to provide almost as much power in 2050 as coal-fired power plants provide today, according to an Obama administration analysis released Thursday. Only 4.5 percent of US power currently comes from wind. How is such rapid ...   
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 ...   
11/3/2015
Scott Walker is killing it with Republicans. The Wisconsin governor is one of his party's rising stars--thanks to his ongoing and largely successful war against his state's labor unions, a fight that culminated Monday with the signing of a ...   
9/3/2015
In the third piece in the Guardian’s major series on climate change, Bill McKibben describes how relentless climate movements have shifted the advantage towards fossil fuel resistance for the first time in 25 years. But he argues triumph is not ...   
6/3/2015
Journalism tends to be a rear-view mirror. We prefer to deal with what has happened, not what lies ahead. We favour what is exceptional and in full view over what is ordinary and hidden. Famously, as a tribe, we are more interested in ...   
2/3/2015
Early this year, Norway put its toe in the global movement to drop investments in fossil fuel companies. Its sovereign wealth fund (the Fund), at $850 billion the world's largest, divested from 14 coal mining companies, five tar-sands oil ...   
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 ...   
28/2/2015
French President François Hollande’s state visit a few days ago to the Philippines--one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change will have a strong historic gesture to environmentalists and a world traumatized by devastating climate ...   
26/2/2015
Robert Rubin, a former U.S. Treasury secretary in the Clinton administration, said yesterday that climate change is particularly pernicious because it affects so many distinct economic sectors, from budgetary planning and labor relations to ...   
18/2/2015
Plans to build the world's largest wind farm off the Yorkshire coast have been given the green light by the Government. When completed, the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck project will be more than double the size of the UK’s current biggest ...   
14/2/2015
Since the 1970s, the renewable energy sector has usually trembled each time oil goes through the "bust" phase of the commodity cycle. When crude was dear, users became interested in wind, solar and hydro. But when oil became ...   
13/2/2015
The UK's political leaders have pledged to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result. In a joint statement, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg said climate change was one of the most serious threats ...   
12/2/2015
Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh.Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to ...   
7/2/2015
It was the Newman government's great hope for Queensland's economy: a proposal for Australia's biggest coal development, unprecedented in scale. Indian billionaire Gautam Adani's mammoth Carmichael mine, in central Queensland, is pledged ...   
5/2/2015
France has confirmed its plans to cut all export credits for the construction of coal power stations, but has not indicated when this new policy will come into force. The French Minister for Ecology, Ségolène Royal and the Prime ...   
4/2/2015
German solar panel installations fell by 42.4 percent last year to 1.9 gigawatts (GW), data from energy regulator, the Bundesnetzagentur, showed. The government had allowed up to 2.6 GW of new units to receive feed-in tariffs each year, ...   
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 ...   
22/1/2015
With U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to India just days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is focused more on boosting the use of renewables in his country than committing to cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions. Obama announced a pact ...   
20/1/2015
With oil prices plunging from more than $100 a barrel last summer to below $50 now, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home—especially in Alberta, where experts forecast a recession. The province’s projected budget surplus ...   
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
The solar energy business is growing fast, thanks in part to a steep drop in panel prices. The Solar Energy Industries Association reports that prices dropped by more than half since 2010. But the industry's future looks a little hazy. ...   
19/1/2015
The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources is plummeting and in many cases can now compete with fossil fuels, creating a “historic opportunity” to build sustainable energy systems and avert dangerous climate change, according to ...   

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