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19/3/2015
From tasteless carrots to sunburned apples, a new report by two University of Melbourne researchers paints a challenging picture for Australia's agricultural sector and the impacts of climate change in the decades to come. Through the ...   
17/3/2015
Time is running out for the world to achieve a climate change agreement, the president of the European Parliament said Tuesday ahead of a key United Nations meeting in Paris later this year. "We have to recognise that it is five minutes ...   
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 power in the U.S. has grown significantly over the last decade, with Americans using three times as much wind power as seven years ago and wind now provides about 4.5 percent of the nation's electricity. The U.S. Department of ...   
11/3/2015
21 months and counting What is development? To many conventional economists it has been China, though not without irony. Its export-led development model and advantage in all economic sectors created its superpower status, and left it ...   
6/3/2015
Your home's refrigerator does more than store milk and meat. It also contains chemicals that emit greenhouse gases. New fridges will likely be greener. In a switchover that will be largely invisible to consumers, more fridges and air ...   
6/3/2015
River flooding could affect 54 million people worldwide in 2030 as more extreme rainfall and the rapid expansion of cities double exposure to inundation, according to a new analysis. Currently, 21 million people are affected annually by ...   
27/2/2015
A new report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect ...   
14/2/2015
Today’s announcement from the United Kingdom that the British Prime Minister -- with agreement from other major parties -- has agreed to phase out all ‘unabated coal fired generation’ is further evidence that developed countries are increasingly ...   
13/2/2015
On December 14, 2006, Barbara Correro was at home drinking tea, reading the paper. She had spent the past five years and most of her savings on a long-cherished retirement dream: a small mobile home on 24 acres of pine and hardwood forest, a ...   
11/2/2015
The world's largest remaining contiguous stand of old-growth redwood forest resides in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Northern California. On the park's northwestern flank, six people gathered last May to oppose a logging venture on adjacent ...   
2/2/2015
The oceans have long taunted those who thirst. Records dating to A.D. 200 show that sailors boiled seawater and used sponges to absorb fresh water from the steam. Today, desalination is more sophisticated: multistage flash distillation, ...   
24/1/2015
In the hilly Singrauli region of northern India, animals feed on ash-covered grass, smoke stings the eyes and burns the throat, and the reservoir is foul with toxins such as mercury and arsenic. Even the breakfast eggs are gray. The ...   
23/1/2015
When President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday he will join the Indian capital's masses in breathing some of the world's filthiest air. Hazy skies will serve as the backdrop to meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...   
22/1/2015
Earlier this month, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for India to continue to be a leader in international conversations on climate change. Next week, U.S. President Obama will travel to India to meet with Indian Prime Minister Modi, where ...   
17/1/2015
Unusually warm seas helped drive annual global temperatures to a record level in 2014 and are likely to ensure this year has a similarly hot start, climate experts say. Two leading US agencies, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...   
16/1/2015
Unusually warm seas helped drive annual global temperatures to a record level in 2014 and are likely to ensure this year has a similarly hot start, climate experts say. Unusually warm seas helped drive annual global temperatures to a ...   
15/1/2015
Cities--the best of which are bastions of transit networks, bike paths, compact apartments and chirpy baristas--are growing faster than litters of sewer rats, exacerbating their already-high hungers for energy. The trend is so steep that a new ...   
6/1/2015
Carbon trading in China could almost double in 2015, analysts say, as more companies come up against curbs on climate pollution. It is the first year all seven regional carbon market pilots, designed to make polluters pay, are up and ...   
18/12/2014
The surge in European carbon permit prices may just be beginning. The price of emission rights will rise 61 percent by June 30, according to the median of 16 trader and analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. UBS Group AG says costs may ...   
11/12/2014
Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Six months after leaving Istanbul, and ...   
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
By the end of this month, Alberta will say whether it plans to make its climate laws stronger. The timing is terrible, according to Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. The recent oil price drop means "it's time for caution." Even a small ...   
8/12/2014
Maybe this is obvious, but expanding our agricultural footprint to feed the growing population - cutting down forests, plowing prairies - is a really bad idea.What’s less obvious, and more interesting/troubling, is that farmland expansion ...   
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 ...   

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