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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 ...   
18/1/2015
Low oil prices are to be cheered: may they stay low for a long time and decrease even further. Here are five reasons why they are great for our health and that of the planet. 1. The end of fossil fuel subsidies Our binge on ...   
2/1/2015
Republican senators poised to lead major committees when the GOP takes charge are intent on pushing back many of President Barack Obama's policies, setting up potential showdowns over environmental rules, financial regulations and national ...   
31/12/2014
In what is widely regarded as the last chance to save the world from the worst ravages of climate change, 192 nations have pledged to agree a global treaty at a two-week negotiating marathon in Paris at the end of 2015 – setting themselves the ...   
21/12/2014
The Obama administration has further undermined its carbon-reduction goals by putting up a needless barrier to imported renewables. On Tuesday, the administration toughened existing tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels, which increase their cost ...   
20/12/2014
The nuclear industry and its supporters have contrived a variety of narratives to justify and explain away nuclear catastrophes, writes John Downer. None of them actually hold water, yet they serve their purpose - to command political and media ...   
20/12/2014
It's just past sunset and the strip at South Beach, Miami, is pumping. It is the biggest weekend of the year in America's glitziest city. The Art Basel is on, an annual fine art festival that has been overwhelmed by the world's thrillingly ...   
18/12/2014
As flagship nuclear projects run into long delays and huge cost overruns, solar and wind power are falling in price. Renewables already supply twice as much power as nuclear. It’s just too bad the nuclear-fixated UK government hasn’t noticed. ...   
8/12/2014
Deep in the forests of the U.S. South, tree scraps are fueling a little-known but controversial energy boom: wood pellets. Long used to heat homes in the country's Northeast, they're now destined for a new market. Europe is importing the ...   
8/12/2014
Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian coast. But the tiny emblems of green energy offer no hope against climate change. They have helped the ...   
6/12/2014
As progress at the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru has been reported as "slow" by many observers so far, green campaigners on Friday called on world governments participating in the talks to end their continued dependence on outdated fossil fuel- ...   
5/12/2014
Six countries produce nearly 60 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. China and the United States combine for more than two-fifths. The planet's future will be shaped by what these top carbon polluters do about the heat-trapping gases ...   
2/12/2014
Canada's green energy sector has grown so quickly and has become such an important part of the economy that it now employs more people than the oil sands. About $25-billion has been invested in Canada's clean-energy sector in the past ...   
2/12/2014
More companies are likely to follow the German utility giant E.ON and shift their energy generation away from coal and nuclear to renewable power, the president of Germany’s Federal Environment Agency (UBA) has told the Guardian. E.ON’s ...   
2/12/2014
While OPEC is helping drive down global oil prices, it’s having less success squeezing the $250 billion green energy industry.Clean power will receive almost 60 percent of the $5 trillion expected to be invested in new power plants over ...   
30/11/2014
India lags far behind rival China in wealth and development -- and also in the amount of carbon dioxide it spews into the atmosphere. Indian leaders say this explains why they shouldn't be expected to limit their greenhouse-gas output as China ...   
30/11/2014
The Hanergy Holding Group, created in 1994 and based in Beijing, is a major renewable-energy company, notably in thin-film solar technology. Its founder and chairman, Li Hejun, has written a book, “China’s New Energy Revolution,” recently ...   
30/11/2014
Mine 7 is a broad black smear across the pure white Arctic wilderness that surrounds the world’s most northern town. For more than a century, tonnes of coal carved out of the mountain face have fuelled the furnaces that generate ...   
27/11/2014
France will eliminate export credits for energy projects in developing countries which involve coal, the most polluting fossil fuel, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday. The European Union is phasing out subsidies for domestic ...   
24/11/2014
For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas.That day appears to be dawning.The cost of providing ...   
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, ...   

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