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27/8/2014
It’s not what climate deniers want. It’s not what poor countries want. It’s not even what climate activists want. But in the absence of the slightest chance a gridlocked U.S. Congress is ready to take action on planet-warming carbon ...   
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
Pierre Trudeau’s bid to enhance Canadian sovereignty and promote economic development in the Arctic created some “friction” with the United States, says a declassified CIA report. The August 1983 report is among several CIA documents ...   
27/8/2014
When Vladimir Putin declined to support the Kyoto Protocol, a treaty to limit carbon emissions, he famously quipped that higher temperatures might actually benefit Russia since its people would have to spend less on fur coats. Well, he`s ...   
25/8/2014
The idea that a changing climate can persuade the ground to shake, volcanoes to rumble and tsunamis to crash on to unsuspecting coastlines seems, at first, to be bordering on the insane. How can what happens in the thin envelope of gas that ...   
24/8/2014
In an unexpected discovery, hundreds of gas plumes bubbling up from the seafloor were spotted during a sweeping survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coast. Even though ocean explorers have yet to test the gas, the bubbles are almost certainly ...   
24/8/2014
At first glance, the future may look pretty bright for the large Western integrated oil companies like ExxonMobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, and Chevron – collectively known as Big Oil. Oil prices have risen dramatically over the past decade and ...   
23/8/2014
What are the costs of the meat we eat — the hamburgers, pork chops and chicken breasts?Not the price we pay for ground beef and so on, but the full costs of meats: the environmental and societal impacts, from birth to burger, and beyond. ...   
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 ...   
23/8/2014
It’s not just the impact of organic foods on personal health that concerns consumers. Organic consumers express rising concern over the destructive impacts of industrial agriculture and factory farms on the environment, climate, animal welfare, ...   
22/8/2014
Officials from the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission were hearing from the public Friday night on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking. The second of four public meetings on the issue began at 5 ...   
22/8/2014
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ...   
22/8/2014
A drive to put 1 million electric and other nonpolluting vehicles on California roads by 2023 is nearing its final legislative roadblock, with a key vote expected soon. By month's end, California's Assembly is expected to decide on S.B. ...   
22/8/2014
America and Canada are friends. That’s the main message Americans got from phase one of the federal government's multimillion-dollar advertising campaign to promote Canadian oil in Washington and drum up support for the Keystone XL ...   
21/8/2014
A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the spotlight of the corporate agenda as conventional oil supplies dwindle. Tar Sands: How Trade ...   
20/8/2014
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. "The ...   
18/8/2014
Fracking the Arctic | Photo, Yale Environment 360
Among the dozens of rivers that flow unfettered through the Canadian North, the Natla and the Keele may be the most picturesque and culturally important. They are especially significant to the Dene people of the Sahtu region, which straddles the ...   
16/8/2014
Why is it that some political conservatives have been so obstinate in opposing any government action to address human-caused climate change? The answer is that they aren’t real conservatives. Real conservatives favor working toward a truly free ...   
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 ...   
16/8/2014
An investigation into the impacts of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has found that radiation may be harming wildlife in the area. In a series of new studies, published this week in the Journal of Heredity, scientists found ...   
15/8/2014
Human activity is playing an increasing role in the melting of glaciers, Austrian and Canadian scientists have found. One of the most disruptive effects of climate change, glacier retreat leads to rising sea levels, landslides and ...   
15/8/2014
Ongoing research suggests fracking is taking place at much shallower depths than first thought. Authors say there is no evidence of water contamination, but more research needs to be done to assess the impact of activity at these ...   
15/8/2014
A coalition of New Jersey groups is calling on the Legislature to protect the state against toxic fracking waste. The Legislature already did. Gov. Christie vetoed it. "Governor Christie by vetoing the frack waste ban has just vetoed ...   

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