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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 ...   
21/8/2013
Ezra Klein: In 2005, when “An Inconvenient Truth” came out, I remember that the hope was we could keep the carbon load in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million, and the fear was we would hit 400ppm. Now we’ve hit 400ppm and people are hoping to ...   
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 ...   
7/7/2013
I’ve often said the most important thing to know about President Obama, who has a reputation as a words guy, is that he’s really a deeds guy. And I’ve mocked environmentalists who obsessed over Obama’s paltry climate change rhetoric, while ...   
7/6/2013
According to former US vice president and climate activist Al Gore, the world faces "a climate crisis of unprecedented proportions," and the data center industry can – and should – make a tremendous contribution towards averting climate-change ...   
1/5/2013
[Editor's note: With voting day just over two weeks away, we look back on big issues that have driven debate in our province during the last 12 years of BC Liberal governance. What did B.C.'s leaders and opposition parties say and do on these ...   
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 ...   
20/3/2013
Los Angeles will become the biggest U.S. city to abandon coal-fueled electricity after the taxpayer- owned utility said it will support renewable sources, boost energy efficiency and build a new natural-gas fired plant. The city’s ...   
22/2/2013
President Obama’s rumored choice for Energy secretary is giving heartburn to some in the environmental movement. Ernest Moniz, a physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and familiar presence in Washington, has emerged as ...   
12/2/2013
If his inaugural address was any indication, President Obama has big plans for finally addressing global warming in his second term. "We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and ...   
18/1/2013
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change. After promising in 2008 that his presidency would be "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal," ...   
5/1/2013
If you believe in the benefits of energy innovation, support national security or consider climate change to be a non-negligible threat to our planet, you need to stop listening to Al Gore and start reading Adam Smith. Free markets and ...   
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 ...   
19/11/2012
BILL MOYERS: Welcome. The Sherlock Holmes of money in politics -- Trevor Potter -- is here with some clues to what the billionaires and super PACs got for their lavish spending in the most expensive election in our history. In a nutshell: "You ...   

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