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1/7/2015
n 1990, by an overwhelming majority, Congress amended the Clean Air Act to establish a market for electric utilities to trade the right to emit sulfur dioxide, one of the main contributors to acid rain.The law was based on a simple ...   
29/6/2015
There’s been a lot to celebrate as the U.S. Supreme Court has announced its final decisions for this session. People with subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will still receive them. Same sex couples can now be married in all 50 states. ...   
27/6/2015
A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sector's size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier.This expansion happened in a year when the global economy and energy ...   
22/6/2015
The Holy Father doesn’t give carbon credits or air conditioners his imprimatur. He favors a legally binding climate treaty tailored to the needs of the poor. And he has guidance on natural gas, boycotts, and paying the social costs of ...   
21/6/2015
Heed pope, impose carbon tax, Providence Journal
Pope Francis has made it clear that all of us have a responsibility to be good stewards of this planet, and as such must address the challenge of climate change. Many frame this issue as capitalism vs. Christianity, as economic ...   
20/6/2015
With an immense scientific consensus that manmade greenhouse gases cause climate change, there is pressure to reduce carbon emissions, but little sign that governments can reach a binding agreement to cut back sufficiently. The answer may be a ...   
19/6/2015
Three months ago, a surgeon at Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital took a saw, ripped through my sternum, levered open my ribcage, cut into the aorta of my still-beating heart and stitched in a vein from my leg. The long, brutal operation was a ...   
19/6/2015
The leader of the world's largest Christian faith might succeed in doing something that many experts have failed to achieve: communicating the urgency of global warming.That’s one reaction Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change and ...   
16/6/2015
Pledges made so far by Europe, the United States and China to cut greenhouse gas emissions aren't enough to keep global warming within safe limits, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.But the agency also said that ...   
16/6/2015
New global pledges to cut greenhouse gases have delayed by just eight months the moment when the world is expected to breach a threshold that keeps global warming at safer levels, the world's leading energy agency has found. In a new ...   
14/6/2015
The folks at the IMF – yes, that great Satan of the ’90s – just released a working paper on how much we all pay to subsidize fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal.Seriously. All the humans currently on this planet. They tallied up what we ...   
13/6/2015
New Zealand can expect more droughts as climate change hits home, a government minister said this morning. Tim Groser said it wasn't clear if the current North Canterbury drought was directly linked to carbon emissions but unless ...   
13/6/2015
Talks on phasing out a form of coal subsidies ended in stalemate as Japan, the biggest user of the aid, led calls for more time in defiance of this week's G7 pledge on fossil fuel subsidies, sources said. The Paris-based Organisation for ...   
7/6/2015
French President Francois Hollande gives a speech during the Petersberg Climate Dialogue conference in Berlin, Germany. The informal meeting of ministers and representatives from around 35 countries was held in May to prepare for the UN Climate ...   
7/6/2015
When asked what is at stake in next December’s COP 21 conference on global warming, Nicolas Hulot quotes a participant at a recent climate change gathering in Morocco. “In Paris, you will decide who will live or die,” the woman told ...   
5/6/2015
If historians someday need to explain how mankind managed to blow the fight against climate change, they need only point to last month’s shareholder meeting at Exxon Mobil headquarters in Dallas. The meeting came two days after Texas ...   
5/6/2015
Climate change is seen a primary focus for the Group of Seven when leaders gather in an idyllic fortress in Bavaria this weekend. Russia`s annexing of Crimea kicked environment down the agenda in 2014, as members expelled it from the ...   
4/6/2015
Climate change and public sector debt are two of the biggest issues for modern governments and they come together in the vexed question of how far the state should intervene in energy markets. According to the International Monetary ...   
2/6/2015
For the sake of a greener Europe, thousands of American trees are falling each month in the forests outside this cotton-country town. Every morning, logging crews go to work in densely wooded bottomlands along the Roanoke River, clearing ...   
2/6/2015
Australia has received more than $4 billion in money from foreign governments to fund coal projects since 2007, according to a new report highlighting the extent to which wealthy countries are still financing fossil fuels. And Australian ...   
30/5/2015
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28/5/2015
Oil companies have frozen dozens of projects in Canada’s tar sands, amid falling prices and a rising tide of protest against one of the world’s most polluting fossil fuels. Some 39 projects containing 13bn barrels of oil are currently ...   
21/5/2015
This week, the International Monetary Fund put out a big report claiming the world spends $5.3 trillion a year subsidizing energy, mainly fossil fuels.That's an eye-popping number. And it led to plenty of outraged headlines: Look at all ...   
19/5/2015
The world subsidises energy consumption to the tune of more than $200,000 per second, with about 60 per cent of that going to support coal, according to researchers at the International Monetary Fund. In a paper published by the IMF, the ...   
19/5/2015
China is by far the world`s biggest investor in clean energy technologies like solar and wind. Last year, its clean energy spending hit a record $83 billion, a 39 percent jump from the year before, and more than twice what is spent in the United ...   

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