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14/4/2014
Yesterday the world’s leading climate scientists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published their final report in their recent trilogy of warnings about climate change. The latest authoritative document, produced by ...   
1/2/2014
Policymakers have long asserted that making polluters pay is an effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But with Europe's carbon market floundering, the EU is having to rethink how to go about setting a carbon price. Carbon ...   
12/11/2013
Tony Abbott has essentially killed off any pretence his government is prepared to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 by more than the five per cent currently promised. Sure, he left a little wriggle room in his comments on Tuesday. The ...   
4/11/2013
China will be "flexible" in U.N. talks for a new global climate change deal, but the key to progress is getting rich nations to keep pledges to fund mitigation steps by poorer countries, the country's top climate change official said on ...   
23/10/2013
The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday called on China and Japan to band together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change, despite their diplomatic hostilities. The Manila-based ADB urged the Asian giants, along with ...   
7/10/2013
Concessions made by the United Nations' aviation body to wrap up two weeks of tense negotiations could make achieving the goal of a market-based measure to cap carbon emissions from airlines harder to achieve. The International Civil ...   
7/10/2013
The EU and its critics are both claiming victory in the battle over green taxes on flights to and from Europe, after a deal was struck. The world's governments agreed that all airlines should join a global scheme to cut carbon emissions. ...   
2/10/2013
European countries expressed support for an "imperfect" compromise to curb global aviation emissions on Wednesday but still face pressure to drop a key demand - to be able to apply the EU's carbon trading scheme to foreign air ...   
27/9/2013
"There are human and natural factors acting in the climate system, and understanding all the factors influencing our climate is an ongoing scientific goal. But the current increase in CO2 and its effects on our planet are attributed to human ...   
6/9/2013
Germany's agressive and reckless expansion of wind and solar power has come with a hefty pricetag for consumers, and the costs often fall disproportionately on the poor. Government advisors are calling for a completely new start.If you ...   
3/9/2013
The World Bank’s leading official for the Asia-Pacific region has highlighted the Bank’s support for action on climate change, insurance and disaster risk management, as Pacific leaders meet this week in the Marshall Islands.Axel van ...   
2/9/2013
The Obama administration faces a possible confrontation with Europe over reducing carbon emissions when representatives of 191 countries gather this month in Montreal to develop global standards for aviation emissions. Greenhouse gas ...   
2/9/2013
The Obama administration faces a possible confrontation with Europe over reducing carbon emissions when representatives of 191 countries gather this month in Montreal to develop global standards for aviation emissions. Greenhouse gas ...   
24/8/2013
Kevin Rudd has admitted Labor did not have a mandate to introduce the carbon tax in this term of government, conceding one of the coalition's central lines of political attack. Speaking on ABC TV's Insiders programme on Sunday morning, ...   
2/8/2013
The head of the Californian emissions trading scheme -- which will ultimately become the world's third largest -- says the US state has no plans to link with Australia's carbon price. Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air ...   
21/7/2013
Twenty five years ago, scientists with an interest in the climate were moving towards a consensual understanding, that primarily through the burning of fossil fuels human beings were responsible for potentially catastrophic global warming. At ...   
4/7/2013
Critical reforms to Europe's flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions were passed for the first time on Wednesday in the European parliament. The move immediately caused the price of pollution permits, currently near rock bottom, to rise. ...   
4/7/2013
The UK government and green groups have welcomed a European Parliament move to rescue the EU's carbon trading scheme, but say deeper reforms are needed. MEPs backed a European Commission plan to freeze the auctioning of some carbon ...   
28/6/2013
A European Commission plan to delay the auctioning of millions of carbon permits received a new boost last week, after a European Parliament committee signed off on the proposal. The legislation must still be approved by the full Parliament later ...   
25/6/2013
In soaring tones, President Obama on Tuesday set out a revamped climate agenda for his second term, seeking to breathe new life into priorities that have been slipping from his control since his early years in the Oval Office. "The ...   
25/6/2013
Green groups have cautiously welcomed new EU rules which could slash CO2 emissions from new cars by the end of the decade, but warned the deal is too lenient on luxury German car makers. The European Commission, European Parliament, and ...   
1/6/2013
A program called REDD could be the fastest, least expensive way to stall global warming. REDD is a scheme that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation by preserving trees. Award-winning correspondent Alex Chadwick and producer ...   
22/4/2013
For carbon markets across the world it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Plummeting European Union carbon prices following a key EU vote seem to demonstrate in the clearest terms that cap and trade is doomed to fail. ...   
27/3/2013
A programme offering payments to householders who install renewable heat technologies will be pushed back until spring 2014, the government confirmed today, while also unveiling a new national heat strategy. Details of how the domestic ...   
19/3/2013
The Chinese government has unveiled a detailed roadmap for a national emissions trading scheme in a significant sign the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter will introduce a country-wide carbon price. Speaking in Washington, the ...   

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