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4/7/2015
Around 100 people gathered on the Alberta legislature grounds Saturday afternoon, trying to convince politicians that a strong economy and healthy environment are not mutually exclusive.The Jobs, Justice and The Climate concert was held ...   
3/7/2015
Attempts to create a commercially viable fracking industry in the UK were dealt fresh blows this week, with the refusal of planning permission for a key site, and the revelation of an unpublished government report showing fracking could cause ...   
2/7/2015
Fracking operations to extract shale gas in Britain could cause nearby house prices to fall by up to 7% and create a risk of environmental damage, according to a government report that has been published in full for the first ...   
1/7/2015
By 2040, the world’s population is predicted to rise to nine billion. That means two billion more mouths to feed. Even now, the earth groans under the weight of those numbers. More than 800 million people are malnourished. Another two billion are ...   
29/6/2015
Plans to start fracking at a site in Lancashire have been rejected by local councillors in a move welcomed with a sigh of relief by opponents. But why is there such concern over what could be a burgeoning industry in the ...   
28/6/2015
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27/6/2015
The newly-elected liberal government of Alberta, Canada, announced Thursday that it will double the province’s carbon tax by 2017. Regulators will also ask big industrial facilities to cut their emissions intensity by 12 percent next year ...   
23/6/2015
Hundreds of people protested against a proposed fracking site in Lancashire on Tuesday, as the county council considered whether to approve the project. Over 450 people massed outside the county hall in Preston while Lancashire County ...   
19/6/2015
Three months ago, a surgeon at Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital took a saw, ripped through my sternum, levered open my ribcage, cut into the aorta of my still-beating heart and stitched in a vein from my leg. The long, brutal operation was a ...   
19/6/2015
Bill McKibben had the first hybrid electric car in Vermont. His home in the countryside of the American state is covered in solar panels, and has all the “right” lights, but, he says, “I don’t try to fool myself that’s how we’ll solve climate ...   
17/6/2015
Britons think pension funds that invest in clean energy deliver as good a return as investments in conventional sources of energy, such as fossil fuels, according to a new ComRes poll. The survey, commissioned by Low Carbon and the ...   
17/6/2015
When Joseph P. Kennedy II launched Citizens Energy Corp. in 1979, the United States was mired in a decadelong energy crisis that seemed to have no end in sight. Domestic production was down, and gasoline prices were skyrocketing. In an ...   
17/6/2015
In a long speech in front of many American flags, billionaire Donald Trump announced Tuesday he was throwing his hat in the already-crowded ring for the Republican presidential nomination. He did not talk about climate change or national ...   
13/6/2015
Leading figures on the American right are launching a series of pre-emptive attacks on the pope before this week’s encyclical, hoping to prevent a mass conversion of the climate change deniers who have powered the corps of the conservative ...   
8/6/2015
June 8 is World Oceans Day. In Canada, it’s a time to celebrate the rich marine life in three great oceans off the longest coastline of any nation--trillions of plankton, billions of fish, millions of seabirds, thousands of whales and myriad ...   
7/6/2015
The outcome was never in doubt when California’s Democratic-controlled Senate last week took up – and passed – the latest package of environmental bills to come out of California. Still, lawmakers argued a familiar litany of points for ...   
6/6/2015
The coal industry’s mood is smokestack-black. In China, which burns half the world’s coal, consumption in the first four months of 2015 was down by 8% year-on-year; imports by a stonking 38%. The market capitalisation of America’s four largest ...   
3/6/2015
State senators passed legislation Wednesday intended to help California tackle climate change by setting new targets for generating renewable energy, reducing gasoline use and increasing energy efficiency in buildings. The lawmakers also ...   
1/6/2015
When Croatia announced in 2013 it would set a tender to explore for oil and gas in its pristine Adriatic waters, the government evoked the hydrocarbon riches of Norway to win over the plan's many detractors. "If it's not dangerous for ...   
30/5/2015
Inside the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory here, a mammoth contraption, with steel rollers, advanced electronics and exhaust tubes, is nearing completion.The project — an enormous “truck treadmill” — is the new centerpiece ...   
28/5/2015
From devastating droughts to flash floods, it seems that Texas can't get a break from extreme weather associated with climate change. Emerging recently from a multiyear record-breaking drought, with reservoirs at near record lows, now the state ...   
28/5/2015
Canada faces a widening rift with America over climate change unless it deals with “excessive emissions” from the Alberta tar sands, according to a trusted adviser to both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. John Podesta told the Guardian ...   
27/5/2015
Darker side solar power | Photo, Globe and Mail
The Saudi Arabian oil minister's recent comment that the world's largest petroleum producer sees a postfossil-fuel world in which his country becomes a solar-power superpower must have comforted climate activists that even the worst offenders can ...   

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