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6/12/2014
A major threat to fossil fuel companies has suddenly moved from the fringe to center stage with a dramatic announcement by Germany’s biggest power company and an intriguing letter from the Bank of England.A growing minority of investors ...   
12/11/2014
The battle to save the world from the ravages of climate change was given an unprecedented boost today as the US and China joined forces to announce secretly negotiated and radical actions to combat global warming. The move will see both ...   
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 ...   
24/8/2014
Extensive changes to the Abbott government’s “Direct Action” climate change policy being proposed by independent senator Nick Xenophon could bring it within reach of meeting Australia’s 2020 emissions reduction target, new research ...   
17/7/2014
The cartoonish stereotype of Australia of yesteryear featured a rough-headed bloke in an Akubra hat wrangling crocodiles. That image has finally been scrubbed from our collective memories -- only to be replaced with something worse. Today, when ...   
17/7/2014
The scrapping of the carbon tax closes a bitter chapter in Australian politics and offers lessons for the Abbott government in the perils of negotiating climate policy.John Howard first pledged an emissions trading scheme (ETS) ahead of ...   
8/7/2014
The head of Australia’s leading climate advisory body has lashed out at what he says is a concerted attempt by politicians and media groups to spread climate denial. In a video posted on the Climate Council website, Tim Flannery calls on ...   
1/7/2014
The Australia Institute has defended its role in negotiating the Clive Palmer-Al Gore climate announcement because the concessions made by the Palmer United party had “avoided a big step backwards” and reset the climate debate in ...   
1/7/2014
Bill Shorten has vowed to re-fight the case for effective action against global warming, as he conceded Labor had underestimated the impact of the “anti-climate change brigade”. The opposition leader reflected on the breakdown in ...   
27/6/2014
The state-owned renewable energy firm Hydro Tasmania has announced it will cut nearly 100 jobs, blaming the repeal of the carbon tax as a factor in its decision. The company, which generates hydro and wind power and is owned by the ...   
26/6/2014
Parliamentary debate has started on the coalition government's second attempt to axe the carbon tax, with Labor saying the move is based on 10 "whoppers".Labor's environment spokesman Mark Butler said the government had mounted a ...   
25/6/2014
What on earth was Al Gore, a zealot on climate change, doing celebrating a Palmer carbon policy that’s worse than what Australia has in place, although not as bad as it could have been? That remains a known unknown because Gore fled, ...   
24/6/2014
CLIVE Palmer has sent shock waves through Canberra after making an announcement today on his party’s carbon tax plans alongside former US Vice President Al Gore.Mr Gore - a Nobel laureate and well-known advocate for global action on ...   
3/6/2014
Taking a historic step to fight climate change, the Obama administration proposed a plan Monday that aims to slash carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030, in a design to accelerate the nation`s shift away from ...   
2/6/2014
Barack Obama took personal charge of the campaign for historic new climate change regulations on Monday, defending a 30% cut in carbon pollution from power plants from a backlash by business lobbies, conservative groups and Democrats in oil and ...   
2/6/2014
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some ...   
2/6/2014
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some ...   
3/5/2014
Michael Mann, professor of meteorology at Penn State, dropped by Madison, Wis. last week, and we quizzed him about the state of the climate. Mann's post-doctoral work (1) thesis introduced the "hockey stick," a graph showing the accelerated pace ...   
13/4/2014
The countries of the world have dragged their feet so long on global warming that the situation is now critical, experts appointed by the United Nations reported Sunday, and only an intensive worldwide push over the next 15 years can stave off ...   
22/2/2014
A Democratic fundraiser last week at billionaire Tom Steyer's home amounted to a summit between Washington's liberal elite and San Francisco's climate intelligencia. Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), six other senators and a ...   
24/1/2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said the European Union has been unfairly criticized for dropping nationally-binding renewable energy targets. The bloc two days ago proposed to cut ...   
3/11/2013
The only three living diplomats who have led the United Nations global warming talks said there’s little chance the next climate treaty will prevent the world from overheating. The specific goal, to hold temperature increases to 2 ...   
29/10/2013
The United States has no national tax or price on carbon dioxide pollution. That doesn't mean it doesn't cost investors anything there or elsewhere, says former Vice President Al Gore. He and David Blood, co-founders of Generation Investment ...   
28/9/2013
A landmark report says scientists are 95% certain that humans are the "dominant cause" of global warming since the 1950s. The report by the UN's climate panel details the physical evidence behind climate change. Here are a selection of ...   
21/8/2013
In investor reports and promotional efforts, utilities are increasingly touting their services to a lucrative growing customer base: cloud computing and data centers."From Loudoun County in Northern Virginia to Mecklenburg County in ...   

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