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16/4/2014
Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger "more climate upheaval" around the globe.In an open letter to President Obama and Secretary ...   
15/4/2014
The Vietnam War might seem irrelevant to the environmental movement’s five-year effort to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that, if approved by President Obama, would bring tar sands oil from Alberta to the Texas coast for refining ...   
9/4/2014
Reducing pollution from cars has been cheaper and easier than UN experts thought, a draft report says. The UN's climate panel has admitted it underestimated the huge gains in weight and fuel efficiency achieved by car ...   
27/3/2014
Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a "Plan B" to cut the United States out of ...   
24/3/2014
In response to a shareholder resolution, ExxonMobil, the largest U.S. energy company, for the first time has agreed to publish a Carbon Asset Risk report on the company website. The report will show investors how ExxonMobil plans for a future ...   
23/3/2014
Secretary of State John Kerry needs to talk with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. Better yet, he should come see the South Carolina coast firsthand.Last year, Jewell toured Bulls Island and witnessed how only a 1-foot rise in sea ...   
20/3/2014
Each year there are more extreme weather events not only in the US but all over the world. Most scientists agree that, as more carbon dioxide is pumped into the air and the gaseous composition of the atmosphere is changed, extreme weather events ...   
16/3/2014
Of this, there is no debate: The future of Mexico's oil industry lies offshore, where billions of barrels of crude are locked under the sea floor in the Gulf of Mexico. The country's deepwater frontier is promising, but successfully extracting ...   
13/3/2014
In the heated debate over whether to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the energy industry and lawmakers have predicted that the project could unleash an economic bonanza in the Midwest, and provide jobs for up to a half-million ...   
6/3/2014
Amid the chaos in Ukraine and the debate over how to respond, if you listen closely you can hear the din of another, seemingly unrelated debate: the one over the Keystone XL pipeline. Such conservatives as Sarah Palin are increasingly using ...   
24/2/2014
Many who worry about climate change have long been puzzled by the hundreds of billions of dollars that coal, oil, and gas companies routinely spend on developing their reserves, and finding and developing new reserves. These investments seem ...   
21/2/2014
A Nebraska judge on Wednesday declared unconstitutional a state law that had allowed Governor Dave Heineman to approve the route the Keystone XL pipeline would take through Nebraska. Pipeline opponents and the three landowners who ...   
20/2/2014
President Obama defended his administration’s “extensive” review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday, while acknowledging Canadian leaders had expressed concern that the yearslong process had become “a little too ...   
17/2/2014
In 2009, President Obama made a commitment to reduce U.S. greenhouse gases by 17 percent by 2020. The Obama administration put this forward as the U.S. share of a global effort to limit climate change to no more than two degrees Celsius - the ...   
16/2/2014
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Indonesia to take steps to combat climate change, warning that failure to act would jeopardize the nation’s resources and damage its economy.Warming sea temperatures, he said, could deal a ...   
16/2/2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said global warming is as big a threat as terrorism in a speech in the world’s largest exporter of coal for power plants, seeking to burnish his credential as a climate champion before deciding on the proposed ...   
15/2/2014
DENNIS LITHGOW is an oil man, but sees himself as a manufacturer. His factory is a vast expanse of brushland in west Texas. His assembly line is hundreds of brightly painted oil pumps spaced out like a city grid, interspersed with identical ...   
14/2/2014
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...   
13/2/2014
Listening to President Obama's State of the Union address, it would have been easy to conclude that we were slowly but surely gaining in the war on climate change. "Our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet,' the ...   
12/2/2014
Members of the public have filed more than 3,500 comments voicing their opinions on Keystone XL, just a week after the feds — once again — solicited input on the controversial pipeline.The process likely will set off another battle ...   
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 ...   
6/2/2014
The Obama administration has unveiled plans for a network of seven "climate hubs" designed to help farmers and rural communities enhance their resilience to extreme weather. Announced yesterday as the latest component in President ...   
5/2/2014
May Boeve grew up in the `90s, in a world where environmentalism was presented less as a social movement than as a personal lifestyle choice: buy a car that doesn`t use much gas, insulate your house, use energy-efficient lightbulbs, ...   
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 ...   
4/2/2014
An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the United States joined forces Tuesday to push for quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Five ...   

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