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1/7/2015
Jairam Ramesh was a self-described “economic hawk” when he became India’s environment minister in 2009, figuring that the country’s ecological problems could wait as India lifted its people out of poverty. But by the time he left his post in ...   
29/6/2015
Pessimism prevails about the future of carbon capture and storage in both the USA and EU. This is despite the fine promises that it was precisely this technology that would save the oil and gas industry."There's a sombre mood among people ...   
29/6/2015
This article is part of Climate for Change, a Fairfax Media series on global warming. Full coverage can be found here. 2nd Degree columns can be found here. The Chinese bureaucrat pushed the point. Was, he wondered, Australia ...   
26/6/2015
Alberta will increase its carbon price for industrial emitters, the first step in revamping climate regulations to curb greenhouse-gas output from coal plants and oil-sands production. The price will rise to C$20 ($16) a metric ton next ...   
23/6/2015
A stress test prepared by Lloyd's of London concluded that a chain reaction of floods, drought and related diseases could cripple the world's food supply, leading to a crisis that could spark further unrest, including the possibility of rioting ...   
22/6/2015
The Holy Father doesn’t give carbon credits or air conditioners his imprimatur. He favors a legally binding climate treaty tailored to the needs of the poor. And he has guidance on natural gas, boycotts, and paying the social costs of ...   
20/6/2015
AMONG environmental activists, the international market for carbon credits is often compared to the medieval sale of indulgences. Pope Francis presides over the Roman Catholic church, the institution that created the market for indulgences, so ...   
20/6/2015
Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity today. To avoid catastrophe, we must dramatically reduce the carbon intensity of our modern energy systems, which have set us on a collision course with our planetary boundaries. This is the ...   
19/6/2015
Urgent plans to help the world's poorest people become more resilient to extreme weather and rising seas are on hold because of a lack of cash in a U.N. climate fund set up for least developed countries, amid fierce competition for limited ...   
19/6/2015
Pope Francis on Thursday issued a major encyclical on the environment, called "Laudato Si (Praise Be), On the Care of Our Common Home". Here are some key excerpts from the official English version: ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS ...   
17/6/2015
During her official launch speech last weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tossed out a big clue about the direction she would take the country’s climate change policy. If elected, she vowed, she would seek to make the ...   
17/6/2015
When Joseph P. Kennedy II launched Citizens Energy Corp. in 1979, the United States was mired in a decadelong energy crisis that seemed to have no end in sight. Domestic production was down, and gasoline prices were skyrocketing. In an ...   
14/6/2015
The folks at the IMF – yes, that great Satan of the ’90s – just released a working paper on how much we all pay to subsidize fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal.Seriously. All the humans currently on this planet. They tallied up what we ...   
11/6/2015
Dear Secretary Clinton - In your husband’s years in office, the greenhouse effect was still fairly novel science; even eight years ago, when you were first running for president, climate change was not yet really a top-tier issue. In a ...   
11/6/2015
More than 100 Canadian and U.S. researchers are calling on Canada to end expansion of its oilsands, for 10 reasons that they describe as "grounded in science." "Based on evidence raised across our many disciplines, we offer a unified ...   
9/6/2015
Top world leaders agreed Monday to dramatically reduce or altogether eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2100, in an announcement meant to build momentum for a global climate deal in Paris this December. Pressure continues to mount on ...   
6/6/2015
Leaders of G7 countries at this weekend’s summit in Germany are being called on today to show leadership by pledging to end all coal burning for electricity generation in the industrialized world. “Let Them Eat Coal,” a report by the ...   
4/6/2015
Climate change and public sector debt are two of the biggest issues for modern governments and they come together in the vexed question of how far the state should intervene in energy markets. According to the International Monetary ...   
31/5/2015
Six major energy companies have written to the United Nations asking for help in setting up a carbon pricing scheme to help tackle climate change. BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Statoil, Eni and the BG Group asked Christiana Figueres, ...   
28/5/2015
Developing countries are “waiting to see” what rich nations will offer them in global warming talks, the French minister of environment has said, ahead of crunch negotiations to be hosted in Paris later this year. Ségolène Royal, the ...   
28/5/2015
When the U.S. arrives at the international climate negotiations in Paris at the end of the year it will bring to the table its pledge to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions between 26 and 28 percent under 2005 levels over the next ...   
28/5/2015
France will produce its own text for a global climate change agreement if countries taking part in UN negotiations fail to cut the current 90-page document down to size. The host of this year’s UN summit, where an emissions cutting pact ...   
28/5/2015
From the rooftops of Amsterdam to the expanses of Kazakhstan, Dutch technology is helping food producers to meet the needs of both gourmets and growing populations facing uncertain supplies.One of the most densely populated countries in ...   
28/5/2015
Oceans cover more than two thirds of Earth’s surface. They are home to millions of species, provide a key source of protein to people on every continent, and play an enormous role in regulating our planet’s climate, water cycle and more. They ...   
27/5/2015
leading emerging nations are mulling making the polluter pay than ever before. China plans to launch the world’s largest emissions trading scheme (ETS) – eclipsing the EU`s seminal practice – next year. South Africa will make lawmakers ...   

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