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10/3/2014
The world's financial markets could be creating a "carbon bubble" by over valuing the fossil fuel assets of large companies say MPs. Much of this coal and oil may have to be left in the ground to combat climate change, according to the ...   
15/1/2014
Environmentalists and some lawmakers are decrying a surprise move by conservative members of Congress to roll back landmark "clean energy" policies guiding U.S. investments in overseas power projects.Two federal agencies have new ...   
6/1/2014
A draft text for a global climate change treaty set to be agreed in 2015 will be presented to governments as early as November this year, according to the UN official in charge of negotiations. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of ...   
24/12/2013
It’s the closing weeks of 2013 and The Boston Globe, the recently acquired real estate of proud Red Sox owner John W. Henry, still publishes climate denial on its Opinion page. This puts Mr. Henry in fine company, so to speak, as shown in an ...   
20/12/2013
A new report in the journal Climatic Change details the sources of funding for climate change deniers. The study is the first peer-reviewed analysis of the funding organizations behind the climate change counter-movement. Environmental ...   
5/12/2013
The UN's new Green Climate Fund (GCF)opened its headquarters in South Korea on Wednesday, facing the key challenge of funding its mission to support low carbon projects around the world. The GCF was essentially created as a mechanism for ...   
19/11/2013
Yesterday, at the International Coal and Climate Summit-just a couple miles from the ongoing UN Climate Summit-Christiana Figueres delivered a speech unlike anything ever heard at a coal industry meeting before. Figueres, the Executive Director ...   
13/9/2013
A debate is heating up here over the extent to which U.S. government-facilitated private-sector development investments should be required to take into account how those ventures impact on climate change. The discussions focus on a small ...   
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 ...   
9/8/2013
The development of oil and gas fields in the Arctic is unlikely to prove compatible with global efforts to tackle climate change, according to the latest major report to raise concerns over the formation of a 'carbon bubble'. The study, ...   
6/8/2013
The world’s richest nations, moving to combat global warming, are cutting government support for new coal-burning power plants in developing countries, dealing a blow to the world’s dominant source of electricity.First it was President ...   
5/8/2013
The world’s richest nations, moving to combat global warming, are cutting government support for new coal-burning power plants in developing countries, dealing a blow to the world’s dominant source of electricity. First it was President ...   
29/7/2013
When President Barack Obama announced the country’s first national climate strategy, many people wondered what it would mean across the nation. Yet, the strategy may carry even more significant implications overseas. The plan restricts U.S. ...   
18/7/2013
After releasing the report Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience last month, the World Bank called for bold action from countries worldwide to adopt strict regulations and aggressive targets to cut ...   
18/7/2013
There`s a new ally in the fight against the dirtiest of fossil fuels. The World Bank`s board of directors approved a strategy shift this week that will move the lending body formally away from its longstanding support of coal-fired power ...   
18/7/2013
The World Bank board says it will no longer fund coal-fired power stations in poor countries, agreeing to a new energy strategy which will limit the financing of coal generation except in rare circumstances.The World Bank has slowly been ...   
3/7/2013
A hoax media release, announcing a big Australian coal mine had lost critical funding, kicked off a busy year for anti-fossil fuel campaigners – and a challenging one for the companies that extract energy and their financial ...   
28/6/2013
From the leaked World Bank report: [The World Bank] will cease providing financial support for greenfield [new] coal power generation projects, except in rare circumstances where there are no feasible alternatives available to meet basic ...   
25/6/2013
Transcript of President Barack Obama's speech at Georgetown University announcing his new climate-change policy: On Christmas Eve, 1968, the astronauts of Apollo 8 did a live broadcast from lunar orbit. So Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, ...   
25/6/2013
Transcript of President Barack Obama's June 25, 2013, speech at Georgetown University outlining his administration’s second-term plans for cutting carbon pollution and developing homegrown energy: THE PRESIDENT: I want to thank your ...   
25/5/2013
We have a word for the conscious slaughter of a racial or ethnic group: genocide. And one for the conscious destruction of aspects of the environment: ecocide. But we don't have a word for the conscious act of destroying the planet we live on, ...   
4/5/2013
The UK's energy policy is not "plausible" and a "crisis" is inevitable. That is the view of Peter Atherton, a respected utilities analyst who works for Liberum Capital, an investment bank in the City. Atherton is convinced that ...   
12/4/2013
Clean energy research and low-carbon transportation are priorities in President Obama's $3.7 trillion budget request. But the document unveiled yesterday offers only a modest stab at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate ...   
10/4/2013
This week, Bloomberg published the results of its third annual ranking of the “world’s greenest banks”: Citi was ranked first, followed by Santander and JPMorgan. The study assesses banks based on their lending to clean-energy projects and ...   
28/1/2013
Last week, President Obama made it crystal clear that his administration "will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations." But he also made clear taking action is ...   

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