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12/12/2014
Talks on a pact to curb climate change entered their final day in Lima Friday, seeking an end to deadlock among rich and poor countries, amid appeals to avoid a weak compromise. Progress in the December 1-12 talks has been hampered by a ...   
22/9/2014
Governments have 30 years left before the chance of avoiding dangerous levels of global warming is lost, say scientists in a new report. They warn that at current emission rates the levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases will lock in ...   
22/9/2014
The People's Climate March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate ...   
21/9/2014
Given the growing challenges to life on this planet and the concomitant need for policy change and political courage -- notably from climate change deniers, whether they are governed by profit or political cowardice -- one yearns for ...   
21/9/2014
President Benigno Aquino III is attending the United Nations Climate Summit here in New York on Tuesday, September 23, to highlight the risks that vulnerable countries like the Philippines face from climate change. Just days before the ...   
3/9/2014
“Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonZero has become the most important number for humanity. Why?Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse ...   
10/7/2014
In one of the reddest states in the nation, one utility is turning green. As debate rages between industry and environmental groups over how new emissions restrictions will affect coal-fired power plants, Nebraska’s Omaha Public Power ...   
10/7/2014
Climate researchers and economic experts have pooled their knowledge to draw up a map of what actions leading countries should take in the battle against man-driven carbon emissions. In a recent report from a United Nations (UN) ...   
21/5/2014
Australia's reversal on climate change action will ultimately not stick because the rest of the world will make clear that it is unacceptable, globally renowned economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs says. Speaking to Fairfax Media, Professor ...   
15/5/2014
Catherine Reheis-Boyd, the President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and the former Chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create so-called “marine protected areas” in Southern ...   
4/2/2014
The greening of American energy is both real and profound. Since President Obama took office, the nation's solar capacity has increased more than tenfold. Wind power has more than doubled, to 60,000 megawatts -- enough to power nearly 20 million ...   
29/1/2014
Are there any self-respecting environmental organizations out there that are still behind President Obama? After his State of the Union on Tuesday it's hard to imagine there could be. In his address, Obama proudly declared, "The 'all the above' ...   
13/12/2013
China's latest spell of severe pollution can be seen from space. NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of the thick smog lingering over China, from Beijing to Shanghai, on Dec. 7. The haze is shown in gray, while the white areas ...   
28/11/2013
The leaders of the United Nations and World Bank have hatched a plan to make sure everybody in the world has access to electricity by 2030. It would involve a huge ramp-up in electricity generation, including continued growth in renewables, and ...   
22/11/2013
We are now at a tipping point that threatens to flip the world into a full blown climate emergency. As the poorest and most vulnerable people of the world endure the increasingly damaging impacts of a warming world, tired excuses and calls to ...   
21/11/2013
The spruce man with the trim mustache and the grim-faced bodyguard is dozing in his seat. A flight attendant leaves him a hot towel, and then another. The bodyguard, who wears the uniform of the Kiribati National Police--the shoulder patch ...   
21/11/2013
The smoldering debate over whether coal has a future in a low-carbon world has flared up with new intensity in Warsaw, the site of this month's annual United Nations negotiations [3] toward a global climate treaty.With world coal use ...   
17/11/2013
A coal summit has opened in Warsaw, down the road from UN climate talks. Poland stands accused of thumbing its nose at efforts to cut emissions by encouraging use of the most carbon-intense fuel. The BBC's Matt McGrath examined whether the ...   
13/11/2013
A few weeks after it finishes hosting United Nations talks on limiting fossil-fuel emissions, Poland may decide to double the size of one of its biggest coal-burning power plants. Prime Minister Donald Tusk in June revived a $3.8 billion ...   
9/11/2013
With fewer than 800 days left to agree a new UN pact on global warming, climate negotiators gather in Warsaw next week armed with just the haziest outlines of a deal. Following are the main issues facing the November 11-22 ...   
27/9/2013
After the hype in Stockholm comes the sober reality. The world’s leaders now have a wealth of information on the causes and likely consequences of climate change from the latest IPCC analysis - but what will they do about ...   
16/9/2013
The EPA is ready to roll out an updated version of proposed federal limits on how much carbon pollution can be released into the sky by future power plants. Already, critics say this pollution prevention initiative will ban construction of new ...   
28/8/2013
Should oil and gas producers be allowed to hydraulically fracture wells even if there is a small but hard-to-quantify risk to the environment, property and human life? That is the question politicians, environmentalists, local residents ...   
20/6/2013
President Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday. The move would be the most consequential climate policy step he could take and one likely to provoke legal ...   
11/5/2013
The Mauna Loa Observatory sits atop a hillside on the big island of Hawaii. And while that sounds as if it must be a place of calm and tranquility, on May 10, it became the world’s messenger of doom. Using its tracking equipment, the ...   

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