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The Chinese bureaucrat pushed the point.
Was, he wondered, Australia ...
Ethiopia has set targets to slash carbon emissions by two-thirds within the next 15 years, the most ambitious goal so far presented to an upcoming UN climate change conference in Paris.
"Ethiopia intends to achieve its vision of becoming ...
News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy
sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by ...
wants to make a point about cellphones, and he has a helpful set of slides on his laptop. “Do you want to see that?” he asks, and starts to turn the MacBook around.“It’s not two hours — don’t worry.”Mr. Gore
knows he is ...
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...
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 ...
As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant ...
In fact, the Nobel Laureate, who has spent years solemnly sounding the alarm on global warming, now sounds positively chipper.
In an interview with Mashable this week, he argued with the conviction of a ...
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,
“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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
- a Nobel laureate and well-known advocate for global action on ...
“There is surprising – even shocking – good news” in the fight against climate change, former US vice-president and environmental campaigner Al Gore
has said, while lauding recent breakthroughs in renewable energy
In an ...
In the current rolling debate over whether we’re already the walking dead, given our presumptive too little, too late actions on climate change, Al Gore
is boldly predicting victory in the latest issue of Rolling Stone.
“The forward ...
The cries of protest have been fierce, warning that President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases from power plants will bring soaring electricity
bills and even plunge the nation into blackouts. By the time the administration is finished, one ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
India, the world’s third largest polluter, has just elected a new leader.
This makes Narendra Modi, the dynamic chief of India’s now ruling BJP party, one of the most powerful players in fight against climate change.
Dubbed the ...
, pollution, forestry, agriculture, urbanisation, disaster risk reduction, climate finance are all topics under discussion at the Abu Dhabi Ascent.
The time for talking is over, the time for action has reached its deadline. ...
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 ...
Just a few decades remain to halt global warming and head off its most catastrophic effects, says a new United Nations report that offers a sweeping menu of climate change fixes that would require global cooperation to implement.