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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.
Gary Peters, won ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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
The Global Divest-Invest ...
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
The Global Divest-Invest coalition ...
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuel
s.The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard
Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the ...
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 ...
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,
When we burn fossil fuel
s, 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 ...
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 ...
Almost 30 years after James Hansen, NASA's chief atmospheric scientist, warned Congress that the burning of fossil fuel
s leads to global warming, the evidence still points to one conclusion: Increasing the use of zero-carbon nuclear power must be ...
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 ...
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 ...