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30/10/2014
In a world of disruptive innovations, no company wants to be left behind or caught looking the other way. But that's exactly what's happened to leading British companies when it comes to deforestation driven by palm oil and other ...   
26/10/2014
During a heated moment in their second gubernatorial debate, Gov. Rick Scott said of his opponent, "Charlie Crist never did anything for the environment." "That's the most absurd statement anybody could make," Crist said in an interview ...   
25/10/2014
If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim -- population 150 -- is at its vanguard. The hamlet near Berlin is Germany's first to have left the national grid and ...   
25/10/2014
If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at its vanguard. The hamlet near Berlin is Germany's first to have left the national grid and ...   
22/10/2014
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...   
19/10/2014
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. The attempt to ...   
17/10/2014
Of Indonesia’s 100 GW in new power generation capacity by 2035, half will be coal-fired, says IEA. Indonesia cannot build power stations fast enough. And neither can most of its Asian neighbors. Rapid economic and population growth are ...   
15/10/2014
Sweden’s seventh largest city has committed to divest its EUR225 million funds from fossil fuels. Örebro becomes the first Swedish city to fully withdraw from coal, oil and gas investments. It brings the municipality’s finances ...   
12/10/2014
Hollywood Director James Cameron won a 2014 non-fiction EMMY for the TV documentary, Years of Living Dangerously that he produced. With celebrity hosts, the series covered the globe and laid out the gravity of climate change. The series is now ...   
11/10/2014
From the air a spiderweb of roads connecting oil and gas wells crisscrossing the desert south of Farmington is visible, cutting into a delicate desert landscape that holds sacred sites and immense energy reserves. As the seemingly ...   
8/10/2014
The Federal government isn’t doing enough to combat climate change or to reduce pollution from Alberta’s oilsands, says a scathing new report by the environment commissioner. But environment commissioner Julie Gelfand’s most biting ...   
7/10/2014
So you’re the Canadian oil industry and you do what you think is a great thing by developing a mother lode of heavy crude beneath the forests and muskeg of northern Alberta. The plan is to send it clear to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast via a ...   
7/10/2014
It's easy to get depressed about climate change. We've made so little progress in reducing carbon-dioxide emissions that our previous goal - to limit the rise in global temperature to 2 degrees Celsius - is almost laughable. (See: "UN Climate ...   
7/10/2014
The European Commission on Tuesday proposed scrapping a mandatory requirement to label tar sands oil as highly polluting after years of industry opposition. The new proposal abandons one obstacle to Canada shipping crude from tar sands ...   
7/10/2014
A European Union plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting in its fight against climate change has been abandoned after years of opposition led by major producer Canada.A proposal published by the European Commission on Tuesday ...   
5/10/2014
On a recent afternoon, leaders of the V.V. Water Company visited Loving County officials to talk about how they could help the West Texas county meet its growing water needs. Loving County, which has 95 residents, according to a 2013 ...   
2/10/2014
We`re all familiar with climate deniers - the politicians who proudly declare that 97 percent of climate scientists are wrong, and human carbon emissions aren`t driving up global temperatures to a potentially catastrophic degree. Opposing them ...   
30/9/2014
Coal chief executives were thin on the ground in New York last week, perhaps fearing an onslaught from green groups at the UN’s one-day climate summit. Tactically, it was a good way to avoid negative headlines. Strategically, it may ...   
29/9/2014
The United Nations Climate Summit in New York last week passed with many promises, but no firm pledges. Most notably, China’s vice-premier Zhang Gaoli promised his country would peak its carbon dioxide emissions “as soon as possible,” and ...   
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
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report this week showing that Ohio was the only state among eight studied that allows waste fluids from oil and gas wells to be disposed of without disclosure of the chemicals it ...   
24/9/2014
Cargill, one of the world's largest agricultural companies, has extended its zero deforestation commitment for palm oil to all commodities it produces. The commitment, announced Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, ...   
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
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 ...   

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