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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 green
s who dominated the movement when ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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,