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25/5/2015
As a former prime minister of Australia, I understand something of the political costs leaders must bear in aiming to reconcile the long-term interests of the planet with short-term national interests. After attending the 2009 Copenhagen ...   
24/5/2015
There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...   
21/5/2015
Top European companies urged governments on Thursday to set a goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero well before 2100, saying that going green can bring profits rather than costs. Business leaders from global and European ...   
21/5/2015
In the PR trade, it’s known as “dump and run.” If you have bad news, or at least something you hope won’t get too much attention, put it out when people are looking in another direction. The Friday before a long weekend will do nicely.So ...   
20/5/2015
François Hollande, president of France, has called for a “miracle” to happen later this year at a crunch climate change conference in Paris, saying this would be needed for a compromise to be reached on the future of limiting greenhouse gases ...   
19/5/2015
From the end of 2004 through the end of 2014, the deployment of solar energy in the U.S. grew at an unprecedented rate, according to a new video report, Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth, released yesterday by the Solar ...   
18/5/2015
A man of Ben van Beurden’s power and reputation for blunt speaking is capable of silencing a ballroom packed with his boisterous peers. When the chief executive of Shell rose to address an industry gathering in a London hotel, a respectful hush ...   
15/5/2015
Should Britain vote to leave the European Union it would be relegated to the sidelines over important carbon market reforms vital to safeguarding EU environmental targets over the next decade and beyond. The Conservative Party's victory ...   
12/5/2015
With the price of oil plummeting in the last year, there’s been much conversation about what that means for the future of fossil fuels as a source of energy—and a source of the carbon emissions that drive climate change. Oil prices fell to less ...   
11/5/2015
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) bills itself as “the voice of the renewables industry in the UK”. With this in mind, Blue & Green Tomorrow caught up with its chief executive, Gaynor Hartnell. Who is the REA? We’re the ...   
11/5/2015
Safely reaching the UN's climate target requires governments to have a long-term vision that includes carbon pricing, the World Bank said Monday. A price on carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal greenhouse gas, "is an efficient way to ...   
11/5/2015
Stunning provincial election results Tuesday in Alberta -- home to Canada's vast oil sands region and fossil energy reserves -- upended the nation's political landscape, rattling the stock market and establishing a leader who is lukewarm on ...   
10/5/2015
Adviser to Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Sharmila Faruqui said on Sunday the forests cover about 5.2 percent of the land area of Pakistan, but it is still short of the 6 percent MDG target, which needs to be raised for health and ...   
8/5/2015
Denmark has distinguished itself as the country moving the fastest toward the eventual replacement of fossil fuels. Its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 is laudable, but the assumption that this path will reverse global warming while ...   
5/5/2015
A YouGov poll published last week found that 40% of voters wanted to hear more about the environment. They also wanted to hear more about education, pensions, foreign affairs and Europe. They have been disappointed. It is too easy to ...   
3/5/2015
The world is likely to build so many fossil-fuelled power stations, energy-guzzling factories and inefficient buildings in the next five years that it will become impossible to hold global warming to safe levels, and the last chance of combating ...   
29/4/2015
U.S. coal and oil companies have enough on their minds trying to cut costs, protect cash flows and placate investors who keep glancing at the exits. That leaves very little time to contemplate the giant in the east: China, whose energy ...   
21/4/2015
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 ...   
17/4/2015
A large majority of Americans support taxing carbon 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 ...   
14/4/2015
Provincial leaders from across Canada reaffirmed their commitment to fight climate change on Tuesday even as a meeting revealed major differences among them on how to achieve the objective. Some premiers also lamented what they called a ...   
13/4/2015
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 ...   
12/4/2015
TODAY, there is a growing consensus that climate change will impact every corner of the world. Drought, floods, wildfires, population migration, food and water shortages, and extreme weather events: All of these issues can force national security ...   
12/4/2015
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 ...   
11/4/2015
The UK's greenhouse gas emissions plunged by 8.4 percent last year, as household energy consumption slumped, the use of coal for electricity generation fell, and policies on climate change took effect, according to recently released government ...   
10/4/2015
Not very long ago, tropical countries like Indonesia and Brazil were cast as the main villains of global forest conservation efforts. These countries have been chopping down huge swaths of rainforests to make way for agriculture and palm oil ...   

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