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's financial markets could be creating a "carbon bubble" by over valuing the fossil fuel assets of large companies say MPs.
Much of this coal and oil may have to be left in the ground to combat climate change, according to the ...
China’s leaders want to lift the gray blanket of deadly smog that often chokes Beijing’s residents by shifting power plants to the less populated western part of the country inhabited by minorities. That’s turning into a nightmare for Ani Yetahon ...
Just as the world
becomes more uncertain, Britain has left itself open to the worst the world
can throw at it by becoming a net importer of fuel and a bigger importer of food.
If governments are supposed to act as risk managers, ...
The government’s Climate Change Authority has today released a major report which says Australia should do much more on climate change?—?a 19% cut in emissions by 2020. But Tony Abbott is unlikely to listen.
Solve climate change for ...
The need for a study into the potential threat to the red-throated diver, a type of waterfowl, has forced developers to scrap a project to expand the world
's largest offshore wind farm, Britain's London Array.
The consortium of Denmark's ...
Latin America is becoming a global arena for green innovation as foreign companies head for the region to partner with a rapidly growing local clean technology sector.
Abundant resources, favourable regulations and government, and ...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said global warming is as big a threat as terrorism in a speech in the world
’s largest exporter of coal for power plants, seeking to burnish his credential as a climate champion before deciding on the proposed ...
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...
Listening to President Obama's State of the Union address, it would have been easy to conclude that we were slowly but surely gaining in the war on climate change. "Our energy
policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet,' the ...
China is erecting huge industrial complexes in remote areas to convert coal to synthetic fuel that could make the air in its megacities cleaner. But the complexes use so much energy
that the carbon footprint of the fuel is almost double that of ...
Climate change could have a crushing effect on the global economy, according to a recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Nobel-Prize-winning committee of climate scientists from around the world
But there ...
Tunisia, the starting place for the massive protests three years ago that came to be known as the Arab Spring, did something remarkable this week: it embedded climate change into its constitution.
The constitution, praised as one of the ...
At the World
Economic Forum in Davos, World Bank
President Jim Yong Kim called for a price on carbon, requiring companies to disclose their climate risk exposure, and greater investment in green bonds in the fight against climate ...
Global leaders, decision-makers, technologists and business executives are assembling in the capital today to discuss matters relating to renewable energy
Conference (WFES), which is the largest summit of energy
The cost of containing rising temperatures to safe levels may reach 4 percent of economic output by 2030, according to a draft United Nations report designed to influence talks for a global-warming treaty.
Most scenarios that meet the ...
Bharath Kumar was furious that the lights went out an hour early. His candy-making operation in the village of Tamkuha, in northern India, had been plunged into darkness at mid-batch, forcing him to use a weak, battery-powered lantern to manage ...
Environmentalists and some lawmakers are decrying a surprise move by conservative members of Congress to roll back landmark "clean energy
" policies guiding U.S. investments in overseas power projects.Two federal agencies have new ...
The $1.1 trillion catch-all spending bill negotiated by Congressional leaders and published on Monday night shaves away at several of the Obama administration's climate priorities, propping up fossil fuels at the expense of clean energy
Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy
initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out ...
Emboldened by the recent boom in U.S. crude production, oil company executives and others closed the year by launching a highly public push for the right to freely export U.S. crude oil. The move is a 180-degree change from 40 years of telling ...
Seven billion people and growing. A quarter of them living in poverty. Unsustainable -- and unequal -- resource use. Landscapes vanishing, along with their nonhuman inhabitants. Global warming upending natural systems. These are tough times on ...
Peru is the country chosen to host the 2014 United Nations (UN) climate conference, a key meeting for trying to advance an ambitious plan to rein in greenhouse emissions which is planned for agreement in 2015.
Scientists think Peru`s ...
So it`s come to this.
Last year, a researcher presented a paper on climate change at the American Geophysical Union`s meeting entitled "Is Earth F**ked?" which advocated "environmental direct action, resistance taken from outside the ...
The Peruvian Amazon became a net emitter of carbon dioxide rather than oxygen for the first time in 2012, according to the UN Development Programme's (UNDP) latest human development country report.
The reversal of the rainforest's usual ...
India is on the brink of becoming a global solar power, according to a report just published by the World Bank
. Under the government’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase-1 (JNNSM), which was initiated in January 2010 to promote ...