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21/4/2015
A new study released Tuesday suggests that the global oil and gas industries allow as much as 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas — and almost certainly far more — to escape into the atmosphere annually. The leakage rate represents at least ...   
21/4/2015
One of the most promising climate-change stories of the last decade was the steep plunge in US carbon dioxide emissions after 2005. Before then, US emissions had been rising relentlessly for decades. Suddenly, they were falling. That ...   
20/4/2015
In honor of Earth Day this Wednesday, President Obama’s weekly Saturday morning address to the nation was titled “Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored.”He opened with an oblique dig at Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe, head of the Senate ...   
17/4/2015
Jeb Bush said some stuff about climate change on Friday that sounded "moderate." That is a shift from past statements that put him pretty squarely in the denier camp. But resist the urge to be impressed. He still doesn`t actually want to do ...   
16/4/2015
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...   
14/4/2015
Coal, the No. 1 cause of climate change, is dying. Last year saw a record number of coal plant retirements in the United States, and a study last week from Duke University found that Even China, which produces and consumes more coal than the rest ...   
13/4/2015
The end of the 2008 Democratic primary was a weird, drawn-out exercise in face-saving and point-making. Sometime around the end of March or the beginning of April of that year, it became apparent that Hillary Clinton had no viable path to the ...   
13/4/2015
The Obama administration recently announced new rules to regulate fracking. But no one, it seems, is entirely happy with them. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of drilling and injecting fluids into the ground at high ...   
13/4/2015
When the Florida state Legislature opened its 2007 session, Speaker Marco Rubio, a Miami Republican, took the stage to lay out his priorities for the year. Near the top of his list was a focus on clean energy. "Global warming, dependence ...   
11/4/2015
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...   
11/4/2015
It’s strange to remember how bitterly divisive the 2008 Democratic presidential primary battle was. Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s platforms and ideological positioning were awfully similar. And on the chief difference between them - ...   
9/4/2015
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $30 million to bolster the Sierra Club’s 13-year-old campaign to end America’s reliance on coal, one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases. The grant will bring the former New York City mayor's ...   
8/4/2015
World leaders are once again racing to avert disastrous levels of global warming through limits on greenhouse gas emissions. An agreement may be in reach, but because of the vast supplies of inexpensive fossil fuels, protecting the world from ...   
19/3/2015
On Thursday, the Senate Energy Committee convened a hearing to discuss the U.S. ban on crude oil exports, which has been in place since 1973. With the United States in the midst of an oil boom - and with Americans using less gas than ever before ...   
19/3/2015
President Barack Obama ordered the federal government on Thursday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly half over the next decade, driving his climate change agenda forward despite percolating challenges from Republican-led ...   
18/3/2015
The folks who brought you the massive People’s Climate March in September are now turbocharging New York City’s efforts to combat climate change. Activists and some of their allies in city government laid out an ambitious climate agenda ...   
15/3/2015
A survey of American climate activists by Grist inspired us to conduct our own survey on the priorities of German activists. Both surveys include a dozen or so leading figures of the climate movement in each country. Before comparing the two, ...   
14/3/2015
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...   
13/3/2015
Global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main long-lived global warming pollutant, flatlined in 2014, despite global economic growth, a report released Friday found. This is the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or ...   
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 ...   
6/3/2015
A voice came over the intercom: would the passengers of Flight 3935, scheduled to depart Washington DC, for Charleston, South Carolina, kindly collect their carry-on luggage and get off the plane. They went down the stairs and gathered on the hot ...   
26/2/2015
The Goolarabooloo people have their own name for James Price Point: Walmadany. It’s a spectacular bit of country in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, with soil the colour of burnt orange, and sapphire blue waters. But Walmadany ...   
19/2/2015
Fascism is alive and well in Canada. What else would you expect from a government that sanctions the seal slaughter? Canada likes to think of itself as "good", but it is just as "good" as the US. Both nations place money above all else because ...   
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 ...   
7/2/2015
Thousands of antifracking activists took to Oakland's streets Saturday to call for Gov. Jerry Brown to change his stance and ban the controversial practice, which uses large amounts of a pressurized water mixture to crack subterranean rocks and ...   

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