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5/5/2015
A YouGov poll published last week found that 40% of voters wanted to hear more about the environment. They also wanted to hear more about education, pensions, foreign affairs and Europe. They have been disappointed. It is too easy to ...   
5/5/2015
Canada's oil-rich province of Alberta is on the cusp of electing a left-wing government that can make life harder for the energy industry with its plans to raise taxes, end support for key pipeline projects and seek a bigger cut of oil ...   
29/4/2015
The Supreme Court has ordered the Government to take immediate action to bring UK air pollution within safe legal limits. The court says rules on nitrogen dioxide limits put in place “for the protection of human health” are being ...   
22/4/2015
President Obama on Wednesday will make his first visit while in office to the Florida Everglades, choosing the backyard of a former Republican governor of the state, Jeb Bush, and its Republican senator, Marco Rubio, to demand action on climate ...   
14/4/2015
Provincial leaders from across Canada reaffirmed their commitment to fight climate change on Tuesday even as a meeting revealed major differences among them on how to achieve the objective. Some premiers also lamented what they called a ...   
12/4/2015
This week could mark a turning point in Canada's struggle to shed its international image as a climate-change laggard, but could also lay bare the fault lines running through the country's attempts to deal with what many would argue is the ...   
12/4/2015
At the State Environment and Forest ministers conference in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the world has very little reason to pressure India to cut its carbon emissions. "The world will lay down the parameters for us and we ...   
10/4/2015
Here we go again. No sooner has the spring sun finally come out than pollution goes sky high, as sunlight reacts with contaminants that have built up in the air, creating smog. It is becoming as symbolic of the season as daffodils, T-shirts, and ...   
7/4/2015
Are we tipping the right way? One of the great environmental stories is of how catastrophe can creep up and be noticed only when it is too late to act. Examples range from the sudden, inexplicable collapse of bee colonies, to ice cores revealing ...   
5/4/2015
The Indian environment minister has promised to tackle his nation’s acute problem with air pollution “better than the rest of the world has ever done” amid growing domestic concern at the health impact on hundreds of millions of people living in ...   
4/4/2015
Over 58 percent of parliamentary candidates running in the general election say that mitigating climate change should take priority over improving Finland's competitiveness. The Greens Party and the Left Alliance are most willing for the ...   
22/3/2015
The Abbott government has been accused of politicising the release of official greenhouse gas projections that confirm Australia’s international climate change pledge for 2020 is becoming easier to reach, but which will also increase pressure for ...   
22/3/2015
One of America’s most powerful and outspoken opponents of climate change regulation received election campaign contributions that can be traced back to senior BP staff, including chief executive Bob Dudley. Jim Inhofe, a Republican ...   
19/3/2015
Some familiar faces from the George W. Bush administration energy circles are eager to help their former boss's brother clinch the White House.As Jeb Bush tests the waters for a 2016 presidential run, top energy officials from the last ...   
17/3/2015
Climate change deniers should be punished in the eyes of former Vice President Al Gore, saying Friday that politicians who reject "accepted science" should pay the price for their ignorance. Gore, an active environmental activist, spoke ...   
17/3/2015
Al Gore wants to make a point about cellphones, and he has a helpful set of slides on his laptop. “Do you want to see that?” he asks, and starts to turn the MacBook around.“It’s not two hours — don’t worry.”Mr. Gore knows he is ...   
15/3/2015
Two months after Metro Vancouver's ban on organic waste in landfills came into effect, many restaurants are still unsure how to meet it. Compost bins stink. They fill up with maggots and vermin. Disposal fees can be hefty. But a start-up called ...   
11/3/2015
Scott Walker is killing it with Republicans. The Wisconsin governor is one of his party's rising stars--thanks to his ongoing and largely successful war against his state's labor unions, a fight that culminated Monday with the signing of a ...   
9/3/2015
Ecologist Philip Fearnside has lived and worked in the Brazilian Amazon for 30 years and is one of the foremost authorities on deforestation in the world’s largest tropical forest. A professor at the National Institute for Research in the Amazon, ...   
8/3/2015
Officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the agency in charge of setting conservation policy and enforcing environmental laws in the state, issued directives in 2011 barring thousands of employees from using the ...   
7/3/2015
Thousands of climate change activists marched on the Houses of Parliament yesterday to urge politicians to start taking global warming seriously. The march, called “Time to Act”, was designed to increase support for action ahead of the ...   
7/3/2015
The preceding observation is from the federal government's first Intergenerational Report of 2002. It's a sensible and moderate comment. It was made 10 years after the UN convention in Rio de Janeiro on climate change, from which flowed the Kyoto ...   
6/3/2015
May's General Election can mark a "turning point in history", according to Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett who today outlined the party's plans to tackle climate change and build a fairer economy. Speaking at the Green Party's largest ...   
1/3/2015
Without hesitation, Kirkwood resident Marchie Diffendorf can recall the exact date of the phone call: Dec. 7, 2007. It was a landman with a natural-gas company: Would he be interested in leasing the natural-gas rights to his 60-acre ...   
15/2/2015
Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt has called on Australia’s political parties to follow Britain’s example by striking a joint pledge to urgently tackle climate change. On Saturday, the British prime minister, David Cameron (Conservative), the ...   

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