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17/4/2015
A panel of federal judges appeared inclined on Thursday to dismiss the first legal challenge to President Obama’s most far-reaching regulation to slow climate change.But in the arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the ...   
17/4/2015
The construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which would be a huge structure on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, has sparked strong feelings among Native Hawaiians, who believe the mountain to be sacred. Many have been protesting the project ...   
16/4/2015
Thousands are rallying atop Mauna Kea to make sure the Thousand Meter Telescope is not built, but that’s not all it’s about. “It is a rally call that has unified our people, the Hawaiian community,” says protester Hina Wong in the video, ...   
16/4/2015
Demonstrators against the Thirty Meter Telescope flood Hawai‘i Island BOR meeting Mathew Ursua, Photos Editor kaleo.org Sixty-one people testified Thursday at a Board of Regents meeting on the UH Hilo campus, most opposing construction ...   
16/4/2015
With a time-out announced by the governor, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents heard from both opponents and supporters of the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope project. Hundreds turned out Thursday for a special meeting at UH ...   
16/4/2015
The movement to protect and preserve the summit of Mauna Kea, one of the most sacred sites in the Hawaiian Islands, has grown from a small group of local activists to a much larger and diverse coalition around the globe, complete with celebrities ...   
16/4/2015
Hundreds of people packed a special University of Hawaii Board of Regents meeting at UH Hilo Thursday to sound off on plans to build one of the world's largest telescopes at Mauna Kea. All but one of the 62 people who testified opposed ...   
16/4/2015
Climate change could be affecting the quality of acorn crops from the UK’s oak trees, the Woodland Trust has said. Research using data recorded by members of the public for the trust’s Nature’s Calendar survey of the changing seasons has ...   
16/4/2015
BP spent $16m (£10m) on an oil spill clean-up machine pitched by actor Kevin Costner at the height of last year's Gulf of Mexico disaster – even though the machines failed their initial field tests. In the week of the one-year ...   
16/4/2015
California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday promised to consider the concerns of businesses affected by his order to cut urban water use by 25 percent as the prolonged drought in the most populous U.S. state drags into its fourth ...   
16/4/2015
BP's shareholders overwhelmingly supported a resolution on Thursday that would force the company to disclose some of its climate change-related risks. The shareholder vote was extraordinarily lopsided, with about 98% of shareholders approving the ...   
16/4/2015
Life has suddenly gotten easier for the sardine. Federal regulators are not only closing the commercial sardine fishing season early in Oregon, Washington and California, but it will stay closed for more than a year. The decision to shut ...   
16/4/2015
A United Nations mission is due to take place this month to assess the impact of Ethiopia's massive Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric power project on the Omo River which feeds Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake, lying mostly in northwest ...   
16/4/2015
The Thirty Meter Telescope could bring jobs, education and scientific discoveries to the Big Island of Hawaii, but cultural activists say the construction would desecrate Mauna Kea Sacred Mountain. Protesters are calling for ...   
16/4/2015
Bosses from more than forty global companies called on negotiators to agree a United Nations climate change deal in Paris in December and pledged to make their own emission cuts, they said in an open letter published on Thursday. The ...   
16/4/2015
Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel expressed doubts Thursday about a legal challenge to the Obama administration’s far-reaching plan to address climate change.The comments came during nearly two hours of argument ...   
16/4/2015
The Abbott government found $4m for the climate contrarian Bjørn Lomborg to establish his “consensus centre” at an Australian university, even as it struggled to impose deep spending cuts on the higher education sector. A spokesman for ...   
16/4/2015
Emissions across nearly all sectors grew in 2013, with increased GHG emissions from electricity generation, more vehicle miles traveled on the nation's roadways and greater industrial production, according to the EPA. After two years of ...   
16/4/2015
This morning, several of the nation`s top environmental lawyers gathered at the US Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, for the first round of arguments in a pair of lawsuits challenging the cornerstone of President Barack Obama`s climate ...   
16/4/2015
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: This month, California's governor ordered water use in the state to be cut by 25 percent overall. Specific targets were put in place for each city as well. Many of them already had their own conservation rules but ...   
16/4/2015
United Cacao didn't need authorization to clear its plantation near Tamshiyacu, said a court in Loreto, Peru, resolving for the time being one of a series of questions about the legality and environmental sustainability of companies connected ...   
16/4/2015
In the first legal test of the Obama administration's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, two of three federal judges hearing a challenge to the regulations on Thursday expressed skepticism about weighing in before they are ...   
16/4/2015
The number of U.S. domestic fishing stocks listed as overfished or threatened by overfishing declined to the fewest number since 1997, according to the 2014 Status of U.S. Fisheries report to Congress from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...   
16/4/2015
The Vatican announced Tuesday that it will host a major conference on climate change on April 28, featuring some of the world’s leading climate scientists and an opening address by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The conference, Protect the ...   
16/4/2015
Japan’s potential climate target of 20% below 2013 emission levels by 2030 has been branded “inadequate” by analysts, who say it’s in line with dangerous levels of global warming. Reports last week in the Nikkei newspaper and Japan Times ...   

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