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11/12/2014
Restoring degraded land and forests with the world’s fastest growing plant, bamboo, can contribute to major carbon emission reductions. This is according to a new report released at the COP20 in Lima by the International Network for Bamboo and ...   
6/12/2014
A major threat to fossil fuel companies has suddenly moved from the fringe to center stage with a dramatic announcement by Germany’s biggest power company and an intriguing letter from the Bank of England.A growing minority of investors ...   
6/12/2014
Few challenges facing state policymakers are more complex than dramatically reducing California's greenhouse gas emissions. But regulators will soon consider one of the more straightforward solutions: increasing the state's renewable energy ...   
30/11/2014
Scientists have developed a comprehensive computer model that simulates German energy supply and demand, in a bid to establish whether it is feasible for Germany to rely on renewable energy sources to power its economy and meet its carbon dioxide ...   
24/11/2014
College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Traditional fossil-fuel ...   
5/11/2014
There were a few wins for the climate movement on Tuesday night. And, alas, a greater number of losses. Here are results from a handful of the most interesting races with the most hawkiest candidates. Winners: Gary Peters, won ...   
30/10/2014
Probable legal challenges to proposed cuts in the 2014 U.S. biofuel mandate could focus on a two-word phrase dropped from the U.S. law establishing the renewable fuel program back in 2005: distribution capacity. Biofuel producers have ...   
19/10/2014
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources such as corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. After a decade of ...   
12/10/2014
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest amid industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. After a decade of ...   
9/10/2014
The Obama administration's proposed cuts to U.S. biofuel use targets could undermine the White House's plan to tackle climate change, according to two Democrats on the Senate committee that oversees the renewable fuel mandate. The ...   
25/9/2014
To tackle its serious air pollution, China is imposing stringent restrictions on dirty coal high in ash or sulphur, writes Shabbir Ahmad. One result: half of Australia's coal exports to China face exclusion, or extra 'washing' costs. But ...   
22/9/2014
For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry’s first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron. So it was no trivial matter when a group of Rockefeller heirs decided recently to ...   
22/9/2014
The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philantrophic organsiations and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of $50bn from fossil fuel investments. The Global Divest-Invest ...   
22/9/2014
The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments. The Global Divest-Invest coalition ...   
22/9/2014
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels.The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the ...   
18/9/2014
ON SEPTEMBER 23rd 120-odd presidents and prime ministers will gather in New York for a UN meeting on climate change. It is the first time the subject has brought so many leaders together since the ill-fated Copenhagen summit of 2009. Now, as ...   
13/9/2014
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,
5/9/2014
When we burn fossil fuels, carbon pollution is released into Earth's closed atmosphere. As the concentration of heat-trapping gas builds up over decades, this insidious pollution accelerates climate change, triggers asthma attacks and respiratory ...   
25/8/2014
Efforts launched to curb greenhouse gas emissions could pay for themselves, according to a new study investigating the potential healthcare savings of reductions in pollution. It is already widely accepted by scientists that ...   
22/8/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release. The Obama administration will now face a ...   
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 ...   

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