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9/8/2014
U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas proposal for existing power plants doesn't do enough to boost nuclear energy, advocates for the industry say. Two months after EPA unveiled the proposal -- and just over two months before the end of the public ...   
8/8/2014
If the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species may not be discovered until it's too late. In response to this need to prevent such ...   
31/7/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday extended the deadline for the third time for refiners to show compliance with 2013 federal biofuel use targets, a move quickly criticized by the oil industry.Annual compliance reports ...   
29/7/2014
While most of the country is hedging its bet on the future of motor vehicle technology, California is ready to go all-in on clean, sustainable fuel sources. Already home to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), California is making a big investment, up to $400 ...   
27/7/2014
Almost 30 years after James Hansen, NASA's chief atmospheric scientist, warned Congress that the burning of fossil fuels leads to global warming, the evidence still points to one conclusion: Increasing the use of zero-carbon nuclear power must be ...   
12/7/2014
The nation's third-largest carbon dioxide-emitting state is in the middle of a fierce election fight that could determine whether it stays on its current path of challenging U.S. EPA climate rules, or instead slows fossil fuel development and ...   
10/7/2014
The world’s two largest carbon emitters have signed pacts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The deals--actually eight projects demonstrating smart grids and carbon capture, utilization and storage--were made through the China-U.S. Climate Change ...   
19/6/2014
How much of the world’s fossil fuel reserves will eventually be burnt? This is not just a question for those concerned with climate policy. It is also a question for investors even if they believe (absurdly, in my view) that the science of ...   
13/6/2014
Most historians think about the past. Some study the present. Very few, it has to be said, write about the future. But Naomi Oreskes, a Harvard professor in the history of science, believes that our inertia in the face of climate change will ...   
12/6/2014
You knew we could not let another day go by without yet another article about concentrating solar power, right? This one has a bit of a twist. The Colorado-based company Cool Energy has just jumped into the global concentrating solar power market ...   
10/6/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) June 2nd regulation proposal hit all the expected chords. Following on the heels of a January regulation for new power plants, the Clean Power Plan focuses on all existing electric generation. By ...   
3/6/2014
Just like that, we're already halfway to our new goal of reducing global warming pollution from power plants. On Monday morning, President Obama announced a new target for carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants: a 30 percent ...   
3/6/2014
One day after the United States proposed rules to limit the amount of carbon emitted from existing power plants, China said it will limit its total CO2 emissions for the first time, likely starting in 2016 with the announcement of their next ...   
2/6/2014
The new rules announced Monday to limit carbon emissions from U.S. power plants represent President Barack Obama's boldest effort yet to counter climate change, guidelines that supporters and critics alike cast as a turning point in U.S. ...   
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
Nearly every state in the U.S. now has a greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal to meet under the Obama administration's new Clean Power Plan announced Monday: Slash the country's overall carbon pollution from the electric power sector by 30 ...   
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 ...   
1/6/2014
The Obama administration on Monday will roll out a plan to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants and 30 percent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to address global warming in U.S. history. The rule, ...   
1/6/2014
The Obama administration on Monday will roll out a plan to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to address global warming in U.S. history. The rule, ...   
1/6/2014
On Monday, the Obama administration will take a major step towards combating climate change with a plan that will curb U.S. power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030. The new set of regulations, which is expected to be final next year, is the ...   
1/6/2014
The Obama administration is set to announce its draft proposal to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants at 10:30 am ET Monday morning, and according to information obtained by the Wall Street Journal, they`re going to pack a powerful ...   
30/5/2014
Many commentators have already pointed out dozens of misquotes, misrepresentations and mistakes in the 'Global Cooling' chapter of the new book SuperFreakonomics by Ste[ph/v]ens Levitt and Dubner (see Joe Romm (parts I, II, III, IV, Stoat, ...   
24/5/2014
While Republican Senate candidates are nearly unanimous in their desire to either ignore or deny the existence of global warming, the major Democratic Senate candidates this cycle are more of a mixed bag.Those in tough races in more ...   
22/5/2014
With less than two weeks to go, the Environmental Protection Agency is readying a climate rule for existing power plants that requires a steep reduction in carbon emissions while allowing states and companies broad flexibility in how they limit ...   
20/5/2014
India's policymakers are fond of defining the country's energy security in terms of three As: availability, access and affordability. However, the three As appear at increasing risk in the face of four formidable barriers: energy subsidies, ...   

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