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22/9/2014
For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron. So it was no trivial matter when a group of Rockefeller heirs decided recently to ...   
20/9/2014
The Bullock administration Friday unveiled five options for how Montana can meet proposed federal rules to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions – and none includes shutting down or curtailing existing coal-fired power ...   
20/9/2014
The Canadian government is hell-bent on exploiting the Alberta tar sands to the fullest extent possible, even at the expense of the global climate. Canada simply cannot meet its carbon pollution reduction pledges if it continues to expand tar ...   
13/9/2014
Terri Lynn Land and her allies say Gary Peters is profiting from the very pollutant he railed against being piled next to the Detroit River last year -- petroleum coke. Peters and his supporters say it’s Land and her allies who are ...   
9/9/2014
India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, reportedly will be a no-show at the United Nations climate summit this month. Could it be because he does not accept the science behind climate change? Modi used to be a supporter for climate ...   
8/9/2014
The government appears to be edging away from the closure of the renewable energy target (RET) scheme, with the education minister, Christopher Pyne, reportedly giving his full support to the scheme at a private meeting. This comes as ...   
7/9/2014
With billions of dollars in federal stimulus money in hand, the Obama administration set out five years ago on a grand experiment in the California desert. The goal: Open public lands to renewable-energy development to wean the nation ...   
5/9/2014
This Sunday marks a year since Tony Abbott was elected. The prime minister is riding low in the opinion polls as the least popular prime minister in twenty five years, with a net dissatisfaction rating of minus 19. There's little doubt ...   
5/9/2014
As the Green Party conference began on Friday, its members have announced their determination to challenge both the government and the opposition -- putting themselves forward as the only left wing alternative working for the common ...   
1/9/2014
Concern over climate change continues to grow among climate scientists and across the political spectrum. But climate change is a difficult problem to address in large part because its consequences are not immediately apparent, and thus it can be ...   
30/8/2014
Environmentalists in Colorado may have lost a rallying cry this year when efforts to limit fracking didn't make the ballot, but that hasn't stopped eco-activists from painting a big, green bull's-eye on the state. Several national groups ...   
27/8/2014
The savvy team at Mother Jones magazine -- the highly regarded print and online investigative reporting enterprise -- provides many public services. But we were especially struck with their recent rundown on the stances on climate change adopted ...   
27/8/2014
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.In preparation for this agreement, ...   
27/8/2014
Cheers to the Washington Post for (finally) taking human-caused climate change seriously enough to launch a series of editorials demanding a change in both dialogue and action. Jeers for suggesting the paper will now be "more inclined to take ...   
24/8/2014
Extensive changes to the Abbott government’s “Direct Action” climate change policy being proposed by independent senator Nick Xenophon could bring it within reach of meeting Australia’s 2020 emissions reduction target, new research ...   
23/8/2014
On the second day of his vacation, surrounded by science fiction and comic book fans at Comic Con, Alan Salazar looked around the San Diego Convention Center for a quiet place so he could take a phone call from his boss. It was July 25, ...   
23/8/2014
Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon Möller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home. Cut per capita greenhouse gas to three tons per Stockholm inhabitant by 2015. Make ...   
21/8/2014
IN 1998 Fernando Henrique Cardoso, then Brazil’s president, said he would triple the area of the Amazonian forest set aside for posterity. At the time the ambition seemed vain: Brazil was losing 20,000 square kilometres (7,700 square miles) of ...   
18/8/2014
Brazil’s Socialist Party (PSB) is expected to name former environment minister Marina Silva to run for the presidency after former candidate Eduardo Campos died in a plane crash. Silva, who was set to run as Campos’ vice-president, is a ...   
16/8/2014
Last Dec. 19 was a gratifying day for John Dernbach. In 162 pages the state's highest court had resurrected a provision in Pennsylvania's Constitution that had long ago faded into obscurity.The forgotten measure is an environmental rights ...   
16/8/2014
In stark contrast to their party's public stance on Capitol Hill, many Republicans privately acknowledge the scientific consensus that human activity is at least partially responsible for climate change and recognize the need to address the ...   
13/8/2014
The Abbott government's chief business adviser says too much time has been spent focusing on global warming and as a result Australians are "ill prepared" to deal with the prospect of global cooling. Maurice Newman, who has been vocal in ...   
10/8/2014
Conservative failures to invest in flood defences will put an extra 330,000 properties at serious risk by 2035, Labour will claim on Tuesday. The Tories counter that they have actually cut the predicted number of homes at risk since Labour was in ...   
9/8/2014
While Sen. Mitch McConnell is traveling Kentucky portraying himself as a friend of coal, his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, sits on the board of Bloomberg Philanthrophies, an organization that is supporting an anti-coal ...   
8/8/2014
Environmental activists who have been campaigning for three years to get New Jersey to rejoin a regional cap-and-trade system have a potent new ally: Organizing for Action, President Obama’s grassroots lobbying operation.OFA's role in the ...   

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