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16/4/2014
THE WORLD now has a rough deadline for action on climate change. Nations need to take aggressive action in the next 15 years to cut carbon emissions, in order to forestall the worst effects of global warming, says the Intergovernmental ...   
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 ...   
14/4/2014
So far, climate change is following the plot of an epic disaster movie. In the last few years, giant megafires have burned out of control, we’ve been hit with superstorms, our fields have wilted, and there’s barely any ice left at the ...   
12/4/2014
The IMF and World Bank on Friday urged finance ministers to impose a price on carbon, warning that time was running out for the planet to avoid worst-case climate change.The heads of the two global economic institutions convened ministers ...   
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 ...   
9/4/2014
Tony Abbott declared the Western Australia half-senate election to be a "referendum" on the carbon price in his first major door-stop as prime minister in Perth last year If there is a new election it will be another opportunity for the ...   
8/4/2014
Senator Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) is the new head of the Senate finance committee and previously had chaired that body's energy committee. Fortune talked to him in early April at the Bloomberg New Energy Future of Energy Summit in New York City to ...   
4/4/2014
Pushing the needle back on billowing carbon dioxide emissions may be necessary to avoid catastrophic warming. But for those who are squeamish about drastically engineering the climate by seeding algae blooms or spraying aerosols to form clouds, ...   
4/4/2014
Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.'A cost USD 0.15 per kilo CO2 would be enough to solve the whole climate change problem,' says Thomas Sterner, ...   
29/3/2014
Across the United States, economics are increasingly favoring investment in renewable energy at the expense of dirty coal energy. As the price of solar dips below coal and even natural gas in some instances, the domestic demand for coal wanes and ...   
26/3/2014
In the US context, the idea of putting a tax on carbon is going nowhere fast. While the policy has been championed by liberal legislators and by a few conservative apostates, like former South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis, mainstream Republican ...   
26/3/2014
Thanks to the natural gas boom, carbon dioxide emissions dropped in the United States. But those emissions savings were probably completely undone thanks to U.S. coal exports. That`s the finding from new research by CO2 Scorecard, which ...   
25/3/2014
Suppose that you live in Vancouver and you drive a car to work. Naturally, you have to get gas regularly. When you stop at the pump, you may see a notice like the one above, explaining that part of the price you're paying is, in effect, due to ...   
24/3/2014
The Obama administration will closely monitor how nations such as Australia tackle climate change, as the US President makes greenhouse gas emission cuts one of his signature policies, according to the White House's former top climate ...   
20/3/2014
The chancellor George Osborne is a dangerous man. A disciple of financial service deregulating and climate change denying ex-chancellor Lord Lawson, he delivered a budget statement on Wednesday as depressing as the Conservative Environment ...   
18/3/2014
The trade body for the sustainable investment industry has called on George Osborne to deliver a budget statement on Wednesday that supports long-term investment and keeps in place economic measures to boost the low-carbon economy. The ...   
17/3/2014
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? | Photo, National Geographic
Coal provides 40 percent of the world's electricity. It produces 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. It kills thousands a year in mines, many more with polluted air. Environmentalists say that clean coal is a myth. Of course it is: Just ...   
16/3/2014
The Chancellor will reignite the row over green taxes on energy bills this week when he is expected to curb to his controversial carbon tax -- easing consumer bills but infuriating green groups. Critics of the "carbon price floor', which ...   
14/3/2014
Three of Australia's senior economists have backed carbon pricing as the most effective way to reduce carbon emissions. One, former Reserve Bank governor Bernie Fraser, also said the Abbott government was working in the short-term ...   
8/3/2014
Back when Fred Flintstone was puffing away on Winston cigarettes in the 1960s, it was hard to imagine the day would ever come when we would see the end of smoking in the U.S. But, much to the relief of our overburdened healthcare system, some ...   
6/3/2014
Ross Garnaut says Australia’s climate change debate is like a “Martian beauty contest” where some flaws in the existing carbon tax are on full display but the still-hidden Coalition “direct action” policy “contestant” would certainly be far ...   
16/2/2014
It seems obvious, but apparently it isn’t. If you remove the reality of climate change from government decision-making you risk making the wrong decisions. Obviously the drought is causing extreme hardship for farmers in parts of New ...   
12/2/2014
A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the ...   
10/2/2014
A coalition of businesses and NGOs has accused the Treasury of hypocrisy over its refusal to use proceeds from carbon taxes to insulate the UK's housing stock. A new report, authored by an ex-Treasury economist for campaign group Energy ...   
9/2/2014
Climate change could have a crushing effect on the global economy, according to a recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Nobel-Prize-winning committee of climate scientists from around the world. But there ...   

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