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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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
20/6/2014
“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 technology. In an ...   
19/6/2014
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 ...   
6/6/2014
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 ...   
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 ...   
18/5/2014
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 ...   
5/5/2014
Clean energy, 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. ...   
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 ...   
14/4/2014
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. The ...   
14/4/2014
For the second time in three weeks, a United Nations panel sent a loud-and-clear message--now is the time to divest from fossil fuels. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released another addition to its Fifth Assessment ...   
12/4/2014
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. The ...   
12/2/2014
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 ...   
8/2/2014
The palm trees and billiard table have been shipped in, work on the infinity pool overlooking the coral reef is progressing and the tennis courts are celebrity-ready. But few of the super-luxury buildings rising on Moskito island's beaches are ...   
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 ...   
4/12/2013
More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control ...   
22/11/2013
On Thursday, Environmental Defence hosted Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and former U.S. Vice-President and Chairman of the Climate Reality Project, Al Gore, at an event to announce the elimination of coal-fired electricity in ...   
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 ...   
23/10/2013
Former US vice-president and environmentalist Al Gore says there is a proven link between climate change and bushfires. This week, a United Nations official said the devastating fires in New South Wales proved the world is "already ...   
8/10/2013
In the seven years since An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore has continued his crusade against global climate change. It remains the most important issue the cities of the world can invest in, he says. "Go whole hog on electrification,' Gore ...   
5/10/2013
Michigan voters dealt champions of clean energy a serious setback last November when they voted down a proposal that would have imposed constitutional limits on the use of fossil fuels. Some voters doubted any need for government action ...   

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