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Start spreading the news: The world is now deploying more renewable energy in the production of electricity—more wind and solar power, in particular—than it is fossil fuels. And it has been since 2013, according to the analysts at Bloomberg New ...
A large majority of Americans support tax
emissions, according to polling results released yesterday, and favorability rises to two-thirds if the tax
is used to send money back to households.
The survey by Stanford University ...
It started as just another farm chore for Elvira Flores, a teenage shepherd in the northern Andean highlands.
On Sept. 8, 2013, Flores drove her flock across a dirt road that crosses her family`s rocky green fields and down to a ...
Jim Yong Kim said awareness of the impact of extreme weather events that have been linked to rising temperatures was more marked in developing nations than in rich western countries, and backed for the adoption of a five-point plan to deliver ...
Ontario will adopt a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, signing a deal with Quebec, but Premier Kathleen Wynne offered scant details Monday on pricing and the effects on hydro bills and gas price
The announcement ...
Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in British Columbia are being planted with trees so that companies can gain credits for carbon
sequestration, says NDP agricultural critic Lana Popham.
During a tour of the province, the MLA has ...
She and Environment Minister Glen Murray used the backdrop of Ecobee, a company that has created smart thermostats for households, to announce the government's plan.
In the absence of federal direction on the climate
-change file, Ontario ...
This week could mark a turning point in Canada's struggle to shed its international image as a climate
-change laggard, but could also lay bare the fault lines running through the country's attempts to deal with what many would argue is the ...
It is a given among environmentalists and planning professionals that higher density reduces carbon
emissions from transportation. Denser communities allow for more walking, biking, and transit use. And even when you drive, a shorter trip burns ...
If you're at the Seattle Mariners season opener Monday you might run into some folks with clipboards, gathering signatures for a newly-announced initiative for 2016 that would tax carbon
emissions.The circulation of petitions to put ...
In his office, Gov. Jay Inslee keeps a framed image of a stand of magenta paintbrush, an alpine meadow flower and a signature species in Washington, that he photographed while hiking with his wife in Olympic National Park. The magenta paintbrush ...
There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world’s worst climate
reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s office declared that his government is committed to signing on to the next major ...
There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country with one of the world`s worst climate
reputations: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott`s office declared that his government is committed to signing on to the next major ...
Look at most climate
change projection graphs and you will see a smoothly rising red line of increasing temperature, melting ice and other impacts. But climate
does not work that way. Studies of the paleoclimate record indicate that when heat ...
Australia's greenhouse emissions from the electricity sector jumped in the September quarter, reversing the industry's declines during the two carbon tax
years preceding it, the latest government data shows.
According to the National ...
News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate
change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by ...
The Abbott government has been accused of politicising the release of official greenhouse gas projections that confirm Australia’s international climate
change pledge for 2020 is becoming easier to reach, but which will also increase pressure for ...
Rob Berridge owns Berkshire Hathaway stock, mindful at just a young age of the clear-sighted business savvy that defines Warren Buffett: His best friend's father was one of Buffett's closest pals at Wharton School of Business and Columbia ...
A report that shows power companies are the worst polluters underscores the need to retain the renewable energy target in its current form says Greens environment spokesperson Larissa Waters.
AGL has emerged as Australia's biggest ...
The polar ice caps are melting at an alarming rate, the average global temperature is increasing, and natural disasters are wreaking havoc. We have reached a global consensus that climate
change is real, it is happening now, and we must ...
Premier Li Keqiang of China said on Sunday that the government was failing to satisfy public demands to stanch pollution and would impose heavier punishments to cut the toxic smog that was the subject of a popular documentary belatedly banned by ...
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...
The trend of disappearing summer sea ice in the Arctic is clear even though there is always some variability from year to year. Severe winter weather underscores the importance of keeping track of significant trends. Here are the numbers, ...
Wind is poised to provide almost as much power in 2050 as coal-fired power plants provide today, according to an Obama administration analysis released Thursday. Only 4.5 percent of US power currently comes from wind.
How is such rapid ...
There are many uncertainties with respect to global climate
change, but there is one thing about which I have no doubts: we will not solve climate
change by running out of fossil fuels.
Understanding this leads to three posible pathways ...