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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 ...   
21/9/2014
At the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday, a 4-ft.-tall walking banana was passionately articulating his feelings about wind turbines."They can make things run just by the wind," said 9-year-old Danny Haemmerle, who dressed ...   
21/9/2014
Tens of thousands of environmental activists are flooding New York City's streets this weekend in a coming-out party for a new breed of environmentalism -- one that's louder and rowdier than the old-school greens who dominated the movement when ...   
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. ...   
18/9/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must act to rein in methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, environmental groups said on Thursday, warning that failure to set federal standards would undermine other Obama administration efforts ...   
17/9/2014
Indigenous groups call for land rights in wake of assassinations of Edwin Chota Valera and three other leadersPeruvian authorities have pulled more human remains from a remote river in the Amazon, which may belong to one of the four ...   
13/9/2014
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,
11/9/2014
The anti-fracking movement has received a considerable boost after a proposed development in the South Downs National Park was unanimously blocked by the planning authorities in the face of growing public scrutiny of the controversial practice of ...   
9/9/2014
Ministers are determined to get fracking under way in the UK as fast as possible, so it's a 'fait accompli' in time for the election, writes Alex Stevenson. With a firm pro-fracking concensus in Parliament, only one thing can frustrate their ...   
5/9/2014
This Sunday marks a year since Tony Abbott was elected. The prime minister is riding low in the opinion polls as the least popular prime minister in twenty five years, with a net dissatisfaction rating of minus 19. There's little doubt ...   
5/9/2014
Grassroots groups fighting hydraulic fracturing in Illinois have put aside their push for a moratorium or a ban in recent months in favor of seeking stronger industry regulations. "Basically, we're hedging our bets," said Annette ...   
5/9/2014
Widespread public opposition to the government's fracking plans has again been underlined this week, as a new poll commissioned by the Guardian revealed a majority of people think fracking should be banned from national parks. Ministers ...   
4/9/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a broad strategy to clamp down on methane emissions tied to oil and gas development, with a mix of both voluntary steps and regulatory mandates possible. The Obama administration has ...   
3/9/2014
Green groups are pouring millions into the Michigan Senate race, running TV advertisements about climate change and pollution that attack the Republican and support the Democrat. But it’s unclear whether the climate messaging has had any ...   
3/9/2014
“Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonZero has become the most important number for humanity. Why?Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse ...   
30/8/2014
University of Colorado researcher Will Yeck checks seismometers where he is monitoring activity around Greeley in the wake of a May 31 earthquake there. Some in the area believe the earthquake, at 3.2 magnitude, may have been caused by wastewater ...   
30/8/2014
The recent call from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for "tightening belts" has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong with the Russian economy. No doubt the planned tax increases (introduction of a sales tax and ...   
28/8/2014
Stephen Emmott's book on global ecological challenges is attracting much attention. The work is extremely short – perhaps about 15,000 words – and is in the form of notes that provide terse commentary on a series of graphs. It is little more than ...   

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