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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 ...   
25/6/2013
Barack Obama has taken an historic step forward in confronting climate change, asserting his power as US president to cut carbon pollution and protect future generations from catastrophic global warming. In a speech on Tuesday at ...   
27/4/2013
As the great research ship Chikyu left Shimizu in January to mine the explosive ice beneath the Philippine Sea, chances are good that not one of the scientists aboard realized they might be closing the door on Winston Churchill’s world. Their ...   
14/1/2013
Scientists have warned about the “greenhouse effect” for years. Now it is no longer a scientific nightmare; it has arrived. Lines from Al Gore’s famous movie? No. The Sydney Morning Herald published these words in mid-1988. The ...   
31/12/2012
If the United States ever enacts a major climate-change law, it will owe a debt to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Strange as it sounds, the Austrian-born bodybuilder, former California governor, and movie star has flexed more legislative muscle ...   
10/11/2012
Americans have voted to give President Obama a second term. Now he has four more years to make progress on environmental issues, such as climate change. Host Steve Curwood discusses the possible environmental priorities with ConservAmerica's Vice ...   
14/9/2012
When Barack Obama first ran for president, being green was so popular that oil companies like Chevron were boasting about their commitment to renewable energy, and his Republican opponent, John McCain, supported action on global ...   
21/9/2011
Global financial institutions are recommending raising money to fight climate change by trimming subsidies for fossil fuels, putting a price tag of $25 per ton on carbon emissions and collecting a surcharge on aviation and shipping ...   
20/9/2011
When will we face up to reality? That was the question Al Gore asked with his 24-hour, worldwide presentations on global warming last week in an online program he called Climate Reality. In the day's last speech -- presented in person in New York ...   
15/7/2011
"We agreed in Bali in December 2007 to build a much stronger international climate regime to better cope with recent alarming analysis of the disastrous effects of climate change. But instead of achieving this new regime, we now see quite ...   
23/2/2011
Growth-obsessed markets and governments are pillaging the planet and it must stop, a new U.N. report warns. The present "brown" economic system driven by fossil fuel energy and the serial depletion and degradation of natural resources ...   
10/1/2011
Despite the Indonesian government’s failure to begin a two-year forest-clearing moratorium this year, Nobel laureate and former US vice president Al Gore praised President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as a leading voice in raising global awareness on ...   
5/10/2010
I'm at the Mexico City airport now--at the Chili's actually, eating a way-too-big for one person basket of chips--leaving the B4E Climate Summit. After Al Gore's keynote speech yesterday afternoon, the conference organizers divided the audience ...   
15/9/2010
After decades of drug-running, extortion and prostitution, the Mafia appears to have found a rather more ecological way of laundering their money: green power. And if the assets of the Italian police's latest target are any indication, ...   
4/8/2010
Fuel may be a messy business now, as the oil spill fouling the gulf reminds us.But it might not always have to be. Scientists envision facilities that churn out black gold by enlisting engineered bacteria, yeast and algae to do all the ...   
1/2/2010
As the world burns, Rolling Stone
This was supposed to be the transformative moment on global warming, the tipping point when America proved to the world that capitalism has a conscience, that we take the fate of the planet seriously. According to the script, Congress would pass ...   
14/1/2010
Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call for Climate Action Now Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call for Climate Action Now NEW YORK, New York, January 14, 2010 (ENS) - The world's largest investors today issued a statement ...   
21/12/2009
The summit was supposed to halt temperature rise by cutting greenhouse gases. But after two weeks of negotiating it ended in a weak political accord that does not force any country to reduce emissions and has no legal standing anyway. As ...   
15/11/2009
MARGARET Thatcher was an unlikely hero for a climate change movement that's sometimes accused of left-wing, quasi-religious crusading. The day before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, the Tory British prime minister stood in the United ...   

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