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A senior official from the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Friday that the country disapproved and "will not accept any unilateral and compulsory market measures", after the European Union threatened Chinese carriers with fines for ...
ELIZABETH JACKSON: The Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has made it clear that the Coalition will scrap the carbon tax
if it wins the election in September.
But a Tony Abbott victory won't mean an end to the debate.
With the ...
Since the disappointment of Copenhagen in 2009, Australia has witnessed a concerted scare campaign against action on global warming. The scare campaign has been led by senior commentators in (Murdoch owned) News Limited papers, by conservative ...
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend an event in Ottawa put on by Canada 2020, a newish think tank of sorts that is trying to further debate on the policy changes we need over the next decade. “How to sell carbon
pricing to Canadians” ...
Whether or not Hurricane Sandy had a connection to climate
change will make future Hurricane Sandys more common, imposing enormous costs on cities.
Since we seem to lack the will to reduce this threat by cutting ...
"The main thing is the oneness of humanity," His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, said during an environmental summit Saturday in Portland.
"In 1959 I came from Tibet and escaped to India. Now the whole world has some ...
Global greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached an ominous milestone that's unprecedented in recorded human history.
At the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii, the daily reading of carbon
concentrations has now reached a level that ...
While the planet hurtles inexorably toward catastrophic climate
change, progress in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through carbon
capture and storage (CCS) is moving at a glacial pace, an international symposium on CCS was told here ...
The National Journal has a long piece out, "The Coming GOP Civil War Over Climate
Change: Science, storms, and demographics are starting to change minds among the rank and file."
Back in October 2010, NJ ran an article explaining, “The ...
Michael Levi is my favorite energy wonk -- and not just because we both had to endure waiting for hours in the cold outside the 2009 United Nations climate
-change conference in Copenhagen. (Though he got in first.)
Levi, the senior ...
It's hard to make predictions, especially about the future. But policymakers have to do just that as they craft rules that improve the economy, protect energy supplies and mitigate climate
To solve these problems, think tanks and ...
[Editor's note: With voting day just over two weeks away, we look back on big issues that have driven debate in our province during the last 12 years of BC Liberal governance. What did B.C.'s leaders and opposition parties say and do on these ...
With the tragedy at the Boston Marathon at the forefront of the nightly news, the extreme weather disaster unfolding in the Midwest has received little attention. The Midwest has been on a see-saw ride of extreme drought to extreme flooding ...
Europe's effort to protect the climate
faces "a decade of stagnation" without quick action to save the EU carbon
market, the chief executive of German utility E.ON said in a newspaper interview on Saturday.
"European emissions trading is ...
As the great research ship Chikyu left Shimizu in January to mine the explosive ice beneath the Philippine Sea, chances are good that not one of the scientists aboard realized they might be closing the door on Winston Churchill’s world. Their ...
Nearly a dozen U.S. cities have announced their interest in withdrawing municipal investments from fossil fuel companies, joining a fast-growing movement among colleges and universities that supporters say is allowing citizens concerned with ...
I know you`ve all been following the developments around the European Union`s carbon
-trading system and are concerned that ... hm? What`s that? You say you have a life?
OK, fine, some background then.
In 2005, the EU launched ...
The controversial process of blasting water into rock to extract shale gas, or fracking, has caused earth tremors in the UK in the past and leaks can contaminate water.
But the Energy and Climate
Change Committee said companies should ...
Companies fracking for shale gas in the UK should be made to offer substantial financial incentives to people living near their sites, an influential committee of MPs has said.
The energy and climate
change committee said on Friday that ...
Shale gas fracking companies should be made to offer incentives, such as cash payments or rebates on energy bills, to people living near their sites, according to an influential committee of MPs.
But the demand for sweeteners to help ...
MPs will today highlight the role domestic shale gas could play in boosting tax
revenue and enhancing energy security, but will also warn that its effect on energy price
s remains far less certain.
A report to be published today by the ...
markets across the world it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Plummeting European Union carbon price
s following a key EU vote seem to demonstrate in the clearest terms that cap and trade is doomed to fail. ...
Fossil fuel subsidies provided by both rich and poor countries to keep their citizens happy are holding back the world economy, accelerating climate
change and damaging the health of current and future generations, according to the International ...
George Osborne's plan to deliver cheap energy by fostering a fracking revolution has been dealt a severe blow after an influential cross-party group of experts said any boom in shale gas production would be "unlikely to give the UK cheap ...
The European Parliament this week voted 334-315 (with 60 abstentions) against a controversial "back-loading" plan that aimed to boost the flagging price
, which since 2008 has fallen from about 31 euros per tonne to about 4 euros (about ...