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4/3/2014
Providing water for our still growing human population is reaching crisis levels. Water is vital for agriculture, energy production and industrial processes worldwide. Floods and droughts in Asia, Latin America, Europe and the United States ...   
28/12/2013
Cape Wind is the leading offshore wind energy project in the United States. In 2001, more than 12 years ago, Jim Gordon, the project founder, started the process of promoting his vision of a building a 430 MWe (peak capacity) field of 130 massive ...   
20/10/2013
"We choose to go to the moon." So said John F Kennedy in September 1962 as he pledged a manned lunar landing by the end of the decade. The US president knew that his country's space programme would be expensive. He knew it would have its ...   
14/8/2013
Hokkaido, Japan's second largest and northernmost island, is known for its beautiful wild nature, delicious seafood, and fresh produce. Now another specialty is taking root: Large-scale megasolar power plants that take advantage of the island's ...   
22/5/2013
Chancellor Angela Merkel appointed him for his charm and political skill as marshal of her vision of a 'green revolution' in Europe's biggest power market. A year on, Peter Altmaier finds himself spurned by many environmentalists, disdained by ...   
6/5/2013
Can we all agree that the current energy economy is fundamentally toxic to nature and people? Can we agree that there is no more important task than building a new energy economy, one that supports flourishing human and natural communities? Can ...   
20/4/2013
The world is going to fry – unless there is change soon. There is weakening political will to make national and international targets for carbon reduction stick, no strong business and financial coalition prepared to lead and a weakening ...   
30/3/2013
Last Friday, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a short report outlining various steps on climate change that President Barack Obama could take during his second term. Facing political gridlock on ...   
13/2/2013
In a major annual address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama offered further details on a broad and ambitious range of policy priorities, taking advantage of perhaps his single most significant opportunity to guide the public conversation on ...   
31/1/2013
The United States has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas -- by President Barack Obama no less -- and in some of the economically hardest hit areas in this country there are signs of recovery. Across America natural gas exploration has ...   
24/9/2012
President Obama told the Democratic Convention on September 6th 2012: '...climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They're a threat to our children's future. And in this election, you can do something ...   
13/6/2012
HUMANITY is doomed. Or it was in 1798, when English scholar Robert Malthus published his influential An Essay on the Principle of Population. Malthus predicted that unchecked growth in human numbers would condemn our species to a "perpetual ...   
17/4/2012
In the early 1990s, British people woke up to the fact that their food supply was about to undergo a technological revolution. Genetically modified crops had arrived. We didn't ask for them, we didn't know much about them. Fuelled by ...   
26/2/2012
A U.N. police officer, left, escorts American protester Abigail Borah, right, after she disrupted U.S. lead negotiator Todd Stern's speech during the climate conference in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. The conference is focusing ...   
3/12/2011
Australia's ruling Labor Party on Sunday endorsed plans to open up uranium sales to India, clearing the way for talks on a bilateral nuclear agreement and resolving an issue that has caused diplomatic tensions between the two ...   
9/10/2011
Americans like to imagine the future. From the world's fairs of the early 20th century to futuristic magazine features in the 1950s to the 1980s "Back to the Future" films, we love dreaming up what might come next. When we dream, it ...   
1/9/2011
Japan's new prime minister has made clear he sees nuclear power playing a part in energy supply for decades -- so one of his first challenges is to convince a skeptical public to allow shut reactors to restart. Yoshihiko Noda inherits a ...   
6/8/2011
In 1945, Masahito Hirose saw the white mushroom cloud rise from the atomic bomb that incinerated this city and that left his aunt to die a slow, painful death, bleeding from her nose and gums. Still, like other survivors of the attacks here and ...   
5/8/2011
Prime Minister Naoto Kan vowed on Saturday to challenge the "myth of safety" of nuclear power while marking the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, a city that has now started questioning its long embrace of nuclear energy's ...   
29/7/2011
Japan will strive to avoid a complete shutdown of its 54 nuclear reactors and avert crippling power shortages in the near term while charting plans to reduce the nation's dependence on nuclear power, the government said on ...   
13/7/2011
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Wednesday the Fukushima nuclear crisis had convinced him that Japan should wean itself from nuclear power and eventually have no atomic plants. The radiation crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co's ...   
2/7/2011
Boommi Gowda used to fear the night. Her vision fogged by glaucoma, she could not see by just the dim glow of a kerosene lamp, so she avoided going outside where king cobras slithered freely and tigers carried off neighborhood dogs.But ...   
23/6/2011
Melting Arctic Ice And The Fight On Top Of The World In this installment of the Butterfly Effect, climate change is creating incredible economic opportunity in the Arctic, leading to saber rattling from Canada and Russia. Whichever ...   
2/5/2011
You think you're discussing technologies, and you quickly discover that you're discussing belief systems. The battle among environmentalists over how or whether our future energy is supplied is a cipher for something much bigger: who we are, who ...   
17/4/2011
Our earth's a hot potato, Montreal Gazette
Climatologist Damon Matthews speaks softly of life in a “2 degree world.” Not that he or anyone else wants to see the Earth’s average temperature climb by 2 degrees Celsius. Wet places would get wetter. Extreme weather would be ...   

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