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1/7/2015
Jairam Ramesh was a self-described “economic hawk” when he became India’s environment minister in 2009, figuring that the country’s ecological problems could wait as India lifted its people out of poverty. But by the time he left his post in ...   
28/6/2015
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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 ...   
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 ...   
17/6/2015
When Joseph P. Kennedy II launched Citizens Energy Corp. in 1979, the United States was mired in a decadelong energy crisis that seemed to have no end in sight. Domestic production was down, and gasoline prices were skyrocketing. In an ...   
16/6/2015
Frustrated by what they see as skewed news coverage of biomass, a coalition of forest industry groups is attacking media outlets, charging that reporters are giving free rein to environmentalists' critiques of wood-fired power generation while ...   
11/6/2015
The Abbott government should commit at the Paris climate summit to double the long-term rate at which Australia is now cutting its greenhouse gas emissions, a senior French official said. According to a "provisional evaluation" based in ...   
9/6/2015
A new study confirms what has been increasingly clear to outside observers: Whether or not the world will avert catastrophic climate change is now, to a large extent, in the hands of the Chinese.The new London School of Economics (LSE) ...   
6/6/2015
Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Group of Seven (G7) leaders to agree to limit the rise in average global temperatures to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, warning that without such a commitment a broader climate ...   
5/6/2015
As heads of state and government of the G7 states prepare for their Jun. 7-8 summit in Germany, Oxfam has released a new report titled Let Them Eat Coal which they may find hard to digest.According to the report, coal plants in the G7 ...   
4/6/2015
China is expected this month to formally submit its pledge for a global climate treaty that countries are seeking to finalize by December, the United Nations' top adviser on climate change said Thursday. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent ...   
25/5/2015
As a former prime minister of Australia, I understand something of the political costs leaders must bear in aiming to reconcile the long-term interests of the planet with short-term national interests. After attending the 2009 Copenhagen ...   
21/5/2015
Local greenhouse grower Village Farms is hoping to extract clean carbon dioxide -- as well as heat and electricity -- from the landfill gases it burns.The Delta-based grower has been burning methane gas from Vancouver’s landfill to ...   
19/5/2015
It was almost 20 years ago that Ma Jun sat and watched the rainbow-coloured River Fen, in Shanxi province. As he turned to the skies in this coal and industrial heartland of north China he could see dozens of chimneys bellowing out their ...   
19/5/2015
From the end of 2004 through the end of 2014, the deployment of solar energy in the U.S. grew at an unprecedented rate, according to a new video report, Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth, released yesterday by the Solar ...   
16/5/2015
Throughout the last two decades state after state has passed renewable energy standards, often with big bipartisan majorities, as investment in technologies like wind and solar held great promise for economic growth and job creation in addition ...   
15/5/2015
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government said Friday that Canada would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The government said it had formally submitted its target to the United Nations Framework Convention ...   
12/5/2015
With the price of oil plummeting in the last year, there’s been much conversation about what that means for the future of fossil fuels as a source of energy—and a source of the carbon emissions that drive climate change. Oil prices fell to less ...   
11/5/2015
Stunning provincial election results Tuesday in Alberta -- home to Canada's vast oil sands region and fossil energy reserves -- upended the nation's political landscape, rattling the stock market and establishing a leader who is lukewarm on ...   
6/5/2015
The world’s power mix is shifting from emissions-heavy fossil fuels to cleaner sources like solar, wind, and hydropower. Among US renewables, solar is the fastest growing, according to the US Energy Information Agency, and along with wind it ...   
29/4/2015
A significant portion of the world's emissions of heat-trapping gases emitted by air conditioners, refrigeration and other applications comes from the developing world, finds a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...   
28/4/2015
The climate is full of feedback loops. When a warming climate melts sea ice, the water that's left behind reflects far less sunlight, leading to a further warming. Now, some researchers at the University of California Berkeley have looked at a ...   
10/4/2015
Randy Hayes is a great green lifer.Decades ago he founded the Rainforest Action Network, still one of the major players in the save-the-Earth infrastructure. Now he runs Foundation Earth.Never one to comprise, Randy has gone ...   
9/4/2015
It is a given among environmentalists and planning professionals that higher density reduces carbon emissions from transportation. Denser communities allow for more walking, biking, and transit use. And even when you drive, a shorter trip burns ...   
6/4/2015
With only nine months to go before the most important international meeting on climate change since Copenhagen in 2009, what are the chances of success at this year’s Paris talks? What might “success” mean? And can the mistakes and challenges ...   

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