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20/5/2015
Greenhouse gas emissions from increasing oilsands production will rise faster than Canada's ability to curb them, the federal government was warned before new emissions reduction targets were announced last week. Cabinet documents ...   
20/5/2015
For many supporters of the Obama administration's landmark proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, Kentucky is an example of the plan's viability.Even though the state is a major producer and consumer of coal, ...   
19/5/2015
In Stephen Harper’s government, the Prime Minister makes almost all the important announcements, the ones the Conservatives want the electorate to remember.There are a few exceptions to this practice, as when the Finance Minister delivers ...   
15/5/2015
Canada has retreated on past promises to fight climate change, setting out lower targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions than any other industralised country so far ahead of a critical conference in Paris. The announcement was a ...   
15/5/2015
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world’s largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in ...   
11/5/2015
The future of the renewable energy target (RET) remains in limbo, after Labor announced it would not support a deal while the government insisted on implementing biennial reviews. On Friday Labor endorsed in principle a reduced target of ...   
11/5/2015
British Columbia is on track to increase greenhouse gas emissions – not reduce them – according to a letter from Canada’s environment minister. Leona Aglukkaq wrote to her provincial counterpart, Mary Polak, on April 10 with Environment ...   
11/5/2015
The promotion of the former climate change minister Amber Rudd to secretary of state for energy and climate change has been welcomed by green business groups and campaigners. David Cameron’s appointment of Rudd to the cabinet is seen as ...   
8/5/2015
Canada's climate change conversation is about to take a dramatic turn with the election of Alberta's new NDP premier. Premier-designate Rachel Notley signalled on election night the province's environmental image will get a ...   
7/5/2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's top business advisor on Friday claimed climate change was a ruse encouraged by the United Nations to create a new authoritarian world order under its control. Maurice Newman, chairman of the Prime ...   
7/5/2015
Canada’s rockbound political landscape has undergone a seismic shift with the election of a leftwing government in oil-rich Alberta, the country’s wealthiest and – until now – most conservative province. The once-marginal New Democratic ...   
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 ...   
28/4/2015
Pope Francis summoned scientists, government officials and religious leaders to a villa in the manicured Vatican Gardens on Tuesday as he stepped into the heated climate-change debate. “Climate change is a defining issue of our time,” ...   
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 ...   

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