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28/8/2014
Stephen Emmott's book on global ecological challenges is attracting much attention. The work is extremely short – perhaps about 15,000 words – and is in the form of notes that provide terse commentary on a series of graphs. It is little more than ...   
27/8/2014
When Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott last month steered through Parliament repeal of the country's carbon pricing mechanism, he was cheered on by business associations representing major international and domestic companies.They ...   
23/8/2014
It’s not just the impact of organic foods on personal health that concerns consumers. Organic consumers express rising concern over the destructive impacts of industrial agriculture and factory farms on the environment, climate, animal welfare, ...   
22/8/2014
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ...   
7/8/2014
South-east Australia is set for an “abnormally early” bushfire season, with firefighters calling for substantially more resources to tackle fires that are predicted to become fiercer and last longer in the years ahead. The New South ...   
27/7/2014
Ocean temperatures have a soared to a seven-year high off southwest Britain - making our seas as hot as California. Marine scientists say the water has reached 20.4C (68.7F) off Start Bay, Devon, and 20.1C (68.2F) off Perranporth, ...   
21/6/2014
With co-authors from Harvard University, the team found air quality in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley potentially stands to gain the most from the proposed EPA action. That's because some of the region's coal-fired power plants could be ...   
19/6/2014
After a decade in which coal has been grabbing an ever-larger share of the world’s energy supply, could coal’s boom be about to turn to bust? Both the United States and China are planning to curb coal, and analysts say the repercussions for the ...   
15/6/2014
Safer climate disasters, Project Syndicate
Too often, participants in the climate-change debate make an erroneous distinction between protecting ourselves from the longer-term impact of global warming and better preparing ourselves against today’s extreme weather events. Recent reports ...   
9/6/2014
Any near-term regulation of China's greenhouse gas emissions would likely allow for future emissions growth, a senior government official said on Monday, discounting any suggestion of imminent carbon cuts by the biggest-emitting ...   
8/6/2014
Global companies that specialise in making vehicle emissions cleaner are rushing to take advantage of Beijing's war on pollution, as Chinese automakers look to comply with tougher regulations in the world's biggest auto market. Firms ...   
5/6/2014
China plans to cap its soaring emissions of greenhouse gases as soon as possible but has not yet decided when, Beijing's top negotiator at U.N. climate talks said on Thursday. Xie Zhenhua, vice chairman of China's National Development ...   
3/6/2014
Tim Jackson, professor of sustainable development at the University of Surrey in Britain, uses a nifty back-of-the-envelope calculation to underscore the challenge of giving the world’s poor a shot at prosperity while preventing a global climate ...   
1/6/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a sweeping proposal Monday that will require deep cuts in carbon emissions from existing power plants, including a 30% national target by 2030, according to two people briefed on the ...   
31/5/2014
The Obama administration's historic proposal to reduce carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, expected Monday, could accelerate the nation's shift from coal to natural gas and renewable energy. Aimed at fighting climate change, the ...   
13/5/2014
The past decade has seen a number of major shifts in global energy systems. After years of rising natural gas exports, the United States suddenly finds itself awash in domestic supply. The nuclear industry, which until a few years ago anticipated ...   
13/5/2014
Economic growth may struggle to meet the needs of a global population set to hit 9.5 billion by 2050. Economist Michael Molitor argues that the best way to stimulate global growth is to invest heavily in renewable energy sources. Most ...   
10/5/2014
Scientists have come up with a new prescription to address the Amazon rainforest’s health problems: Reduce deforestation more efficiently by taxing free-range beef.Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and international ...   
10/5/2014
Another initiative he announced Friday: More than 300 private and public organizations have also committed to boosting solar power and efficiency upgrades, according to the White House, joining in the Obama administration’s efforts to cut carbon ...   
7/5/2014
Spring is a time of rebirth: blossoms and greenery emerge as cold and snow give way to warmer temperatures and longer days. It can also kick off a season of sneezing, headaches and itchy, watery eyes. Like a growing number of people, I’m allergic ...   
6/5/2014
On Tuesday, the federal government released its third report of climate change in the U.S. The report, called the National Climate Assessment, makes clear that climate change is a present-day issue and a growing threat. While climate change is ...   
22/4/2014
Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Us. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities have modified almost every part of our planet. In fact, we are having a profound impact on it. Indeed, our cleverness, our ...   
17/4/2014
Four leading investment houses discuss the compelling case for sustainable investment and the barriers that are currently stopping it from becoming truly mainstream. This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to ...   
14/4/2014
Delivering the latest stark news about climate change on Sunday, a United Nations panel warned that governments are not doing enough to avert profound risks in coming decades. But the experts found a silver lining: Not only is there still time to ...   
13/4/2014
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says all countries need to do more to reduce global warming, and we need to do it fast. The IPCC released its third in a series of comprehensive reports on ...   

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