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24/5/2015
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...   
21/5/2015
The goal passed by Hawaii's Legislature this month to some sounds like a blueprint for a future utopian world: 100 percent renewable power. But lawmakers in the Aloha State want it to happen in 30 years. The mandate put on utilities ...   
20/5/2015
French President Francois Hollande said he was worried about a lack of progress towards a United Nations climate deal in Paris in December and called on the financial sector to decarbonize its investment portfolios. Hollande said that ...   
20/5/2015
Greenhouse gas emissions from increasing oilsands production will rise faster than Canada's ability to curb them, the federal government was warned before new emissions reduction targets were announced last week. Cabinet documents ...   
20/5/2015
President Barack Obama delivered a somber lecture on the science of climate change to the graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday as argued that global warning poses a threat to national security. Obama's call to ...   
19/5/2015
Royal Dutch Shell will press on with a campaign to explore the Arctic for oil this summer despite protests in the port city of Seattle, chief executive officer Ben van Beurden said on Tuesday. Hundreds of environmental activists have ...   
18/5/2015
France wants the private sector to play a “major role” in efforts to reach a global climate pact in Paris this December. With just over six months to go until diplomats thrash out a deal, the French capital this week hosts the Business ...   
14/5/2015
Seven environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging safety rules issued earlier this month for trains carrying oil, arguing the regulations are too weak to protect the public.The groups, including the Sierra Club and Center ...   
12/5/2015
When the Obama administration announced on Monday that it would let Shell drill for oil off the Alaskan coast this year if it met certain conditions, environmentalists were outraged — not just by the administration’s decision to allow drilling, ...   
11/5/2015
Across the stony heel of Italy, a peninsula ringed by the blue-green waters of the Mediterranean, olive trees have existed for centuries, shaping the landscape and producing some of the nation’s finest olive oils. Except now many of the trees are ...   
10/5/2015
"For six or seven years, the previous government had white papers and round tables," said Kent Brown, president of Calgary-based developer BluEarth Renewables Inc. "We were caught in the uncertainty and lack of decision making. The new government ...   
10/5/2015
When I voted for the Clean Air Act as a Member of Congress in 1970, I received a stern warning from special interests: Environmental protection hurts economic growth. When I voted for the Clean Water Act in 1972, the Endangered Species Act in ...   
9/5/2015
Hold on to the dream! The 5p plastic bag levy takes effect on 5 October in England following (sluggishly) in the footsteps of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales (where in the first year the 5p charge saw the use of plastic bags drop by ...   
8/5/2015
Last week, the European Union reached a momentous decision to finally agree a reform to its disastrous biofuels legislation, signalling Europe's U-turn on the burning of crops for biofuels. In so doing, the European body has recognised ...   
8/5/2015
As part of the Guardian’s Keep it in the ground campaign, which is urging the world’s largest charitable foundations to move their money out of fossil fuels, we look at personal divestment and how you can encourage your pension scheme to shift ...   
8/5/2015
Denmark has distinguished itself as the country moving the fastest toward the eventual replacement of fossil fuels. Its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 is laudable, but the assumption that this path will reverse global warming while ...   
8/5/2015
IF you had to pick a logo for the campaign to wreak climate havoc, you could hardly do better than Shell’s Arctic drilling rig, the “Polar Pioneer.” Climate denial has reached its fullest expression when the melting of the Arctic ice cap is ...   
1/5/2015
Executives from palm oil giants Wilmar, Cargill and Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) appeared at a green investment summit in Jakarta this week, providing a window into the nature of a high-profile, joint sustainability pact the companies have entered ...   
28/4/2015
Prince Charles has reportedly become the latest high profile figure to shun fossil fuel company holdings in both his private investments and charitable trusts. The heir to the throne has joined a number of institution and individuals who ...   
16/4/2015
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...   
14/4/2015
Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she will run for president in 2016, and environmental groups are welcoming her to the race with the first of what could be many Keystone XL protests. The controversial pipeline has become a litmus ...   
13/4/2015
Researchers will genetically modify tobacco plants to produce enzymes that can break down biomass from forest raw materials. This may lead to a more effective, economic and sustainable production of biofuels. Biorefining industries ...   
13/4/2015
The end of the 2008 Democratic primary was a weird, drawn-out exercise in face-saving and point-making. Sometime around the end of March or the beginning of April of that year, it became apparent that Hillary Clinton had no viable path to the ...   
12/4/2015
This week could mark a turning point in Canada's struggle to shed its international image as a climate-change laggard, but could also lay bare the fault lines running through the country's attempts to deal with what many would argue is the ...   

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