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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 ...   
13/2/2015
The UK's political leaders have pledged to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result. In a joint statement, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg said climate change was one of the most serious threats ...   
12/2/2015
Fracking companies will be allowed to drill horizontally under national parks and other protected areas if the wells start just outside their boundaries, after the government rowed back on its earlier acceptance of new environmental ...   
9/2/2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tenuous grip on power has again put climate-change policy at the centre of the nation's political leadership struggle, raising concerns among miners and hopes for renewable energy ...   
7/2/2015
It was the Newman government's great hope for Queensland's economy: a proposal for Australia's biggest coal development, unprecedented in scale. Indian billionaire Gautam Adani's mammoth Carmichael mine, in central Queensland, is pledged ...   
30/1/2015
In a rare moment for the US Senate, the two lawmakers who had just spent three weeks steering the Keystone pipeline bill through choppy waters were chatting amiably on the floor during the final vote. One was dressed in a teal-colored jacket and ...   
30/1/2015
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up a conflict with President Barack Obama who has promised a veto. The Senate voted 62-36 Thursday for the measure that would circumvent the ...   
29/1/2015
The long and tangled history of U.S. climate politics got a new chapter this week, as the U.S. Senate today finished work on a bill that would force the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude from ...   
29/1/2015
In a bid to bolster the Obama administration's "moral" case for combating climate change, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency will meet senior Vatican officials on Friday to enlist papal support for its policies. EPA ...   
28/1/2015
The Scottish government has announced a moratorium on all planning consents for unconventional oil and gas extraction, including fracking. Welcomed by campaigners as “a very big nail in the coffin for the unconventional gas and fracking ...   
28/1/2015
US president Barack Obama has banned oil and gas drilling in 9.8 million acres of the Arctic ocean, while opening up vast new resources in the Gulf of Mexico. This means that parts of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska’s coast can ...   
27/1/2015
Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable: touting his ...   

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