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30/9/2014
China is taking serious initiatives to reduce dependence on coal as it looks ready to unleash unprecedented measures to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is spearheading efforts to ...   
29/9/2014
In New York last week, President Barack Obama, scientists and national leaders from around the globe gathered to discuss the herculean task of stopping and even reversing man-made climate change. Here in Texas, the political debate over ...   
26/9/2014
Over 310,000 people marched last Sunday to call for action on climate change. The People's Climate March aimed to press policymakers that would meet two days later at the UN Climate Summit, a preparation for the next Conference of the Parties ...   
26/9/2014
The world’s superpowers have finally woken from their climate coma. That was the message from the UK’s secretary of state for energy and climate change Ed Davey, speaking on the sidelines of the UN’s climate summit in New ...   
26/9/2014
The supreme court of India yesterday cancelled the licenses of 214 coal blocks, which it said the government had allocated illegally. The move grants a temporary reprieve to areas of the Mahan forest that were set to be felled to make ...   
25/9/2014
Australians like to think of themselves as green. Their island country boasts some 3 million square miles of breathtaking landscape. They were an early global leader in solar power. They’ve had environmental regulations on the books since ...   
25/9/2014
Industrial-scale solar, wind and geothermal projects could be built within a few miles of national parks in the California desert as part of the Obama and Brown administrations' efforts to combat climate change, under a mammoth plan released by ...   
24/9/2014
Bill McKibben, founder of the international climate action group 350.org, will be one of five recipients of this year`s Right Livelihood Awards, when they are presented at the Swedish Parliament in early December, the Stockholm foundation that ...   
22/9/2014
World leaders have been trying to forge a global treaty on climate change for more than two decades. But persuading countries to abandon profitable fossil fuels -- and instead spend trillions of dollars on new technology and environmental ...   
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 ...   
22/9/2014
As has become the norm for media outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch, just before a half million people participated in the People’s Climate March around the world, The Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece downplaying the risks and threats ...   
22/9/2014
The People's Climate March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate ...   
21/9/2014
Unabated global warming will have huge budget and economic consequences for the U.S., potentially draining state and federal coffers of hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming years. That was the dismal warning from White House Budget ...   
18/9/2014
ON A HAZY MORNING LAST SEPTEMBER, 144 American and Chinese government officials and high-ranking oil executives filed into a vaulted meeting room in a cloistered campus in south Xi’an, a city famous for its terra-cotta warriors and lethal smog. ...   
16/9/2014
We're baking the world; on track to raise global temperatures by more than 7°F by burning fuels, raising livestock, bulldozing forests, and allowing cities to sprawl as they grow. Pulling the planet out of the costly slow-cooker of old-fashioned ...   
14/9/2014
Since the 1980s, the dangerous long-term consequences of largely human-caused climate disruption have been plainly and forcefully explained to us. Repeatedly, scientists -- generally a conservative lot -- have issued new reports that promise ...   
14/9/2014
For a country where oil generates a fifth of economic output, Norway is surprisingly green. Ever since it struck oil under the North Sea in the late 1960s, Norway has tried to find a balance between profiting from oil and natural gas and ...   
13/9/2014
We have been pondering the market for alternative fuel vehicles (non-carbon fossil fuels) given the concern over “global warming and/or climate change.” According to the 2014 U.S. Annual Energy Outlook there were just under 14 million alternative ...   
12/9/2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," has gained popularity over recent years, and given the controversy over this practice, new research decided to lay out some of its environmental pros as well as cons. Fracking involves blasting huge ...   
12/9/2014
Research has shown that advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within grasp. Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking Assessed in New Study The environmental ...   
10/9/2014
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...   
9/9/2014
This small city on the Wasatch Front south of Salt Lake City seems an unlikely locale for what could turn out to be an important battle against climate change. But here, in a modest building housing the U.S. Forest Service’s Shrub Sciences ...   
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
Global warming may have slowed – but climate change has not, warns Richard Black.Last week, the Western Morning News reported on a survey showing that the winter’s storms and floods had strengthened people’s belief in man-made climate ...   
7/9/2014
Forget the North Sea and the Middle East, it is the frozen oceans of the Arctic which are the next great frontier that big oil companies plan to exploit over the coming 15 years. The Arctic region, which crosses several national ...   

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