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19/12/2014
Stephen Harper touts merits of Alberta's carbon pricing system Full text of Peter Mansbridge's interview with Stephen Harper Stephen Harper says oil and gas regulations now would be 'crazy' Canada under pressure after U.S., China agree to curb ...   
18/12/2014
As flagship nuclear projects run into long delays and huge cost overruns, solar and wind power are falling in price. Renewables already supply twice as much power as nuclear. It’s just too bad the nuclear-fixated UK government hasn’t noticed. ...   
16/12/2014
Agriculture is the primary driver of tropical deforestation. Indeed, most global food production occurs in the tropics, including important commodity crops such as sugarcane, soybeans, palm oil, and beef. Recent estimates indicate that forest ...   
14/12/2014
Longtime readers will recall how I’ve cited the Talking Heads lyric “same as it ever was” quite often over the years in assessing negotiations aimed at forging a new global agreement on slowing global warming and limiting its impacts. Some ...   
12/12/2014
The recent joint announcement by the US and China on their climate commitments appears to have given licence to commentators and media in the West to believe that it is only fair to ask India to fall in line and announce a similar commitment as ...   
12/12/2014
Facing significant budget cuts and an incoming Republican Congress determined to limit her authority, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy might be expected to sound a bit chastened. She doesn't. In an exclusive ...   
11/12/2014
Climate change hurts innocent people. It puts ordinary people, who for the most part have not contributed in any way to global warming, at extraordinary risk. The IPPC’s Climate Change 2014 Synthesis report makes for sobering reading ...   
9/12/2014
Canada remains well short of meeting its international 2020 climate change commitment, Environment Canada reported Monday, even if the economy tanks and global oil and gas prices remain on the skids. Even under the worst-case scenario, ...   
9/12/2014
Urging rich nations not to use disasters as tools to make business profit, India on the first day of the high-level segment of the UN climate talks on Tuesday sought them to cooperate to solve the "global problems" of climate change without ...   
6/12/2014
At the time when developing countries including India are pitching to have a global climate deal with "adaptation" goal as its key component, a UN body on Friday dropped a bombshell for rich nations, saying the cost of adapting to climate change ...   
5/12/2014
What do Oregonians for Sound Fuel Policy, Californians for Energy Independence and Save Our Jobs all have in common? They’re all astroturf organizations that were “activated” by one fossil fuel lobbying group to derail green initiatives in West ...   
3/12/2014
Energy security trumps environmental concerns, poll indicates Climate change survey reveals Canadians' fears for future generations Bank of England investigating risk of carbon bubble Loonie oil prices could fall much further: Don Pittis Extreme ...   
2/12/2014
While OPEC is helping drive down global oil prices, it’s having less success squeezing the $250 billion green energy industry.Clean power will receive almost 60 percent of the $5 trillion expected to be invested in new power plants over ...   
1/12/2014
Almost 89% of Australians want the renewable energy target increased or kept the same, according to new polling designed to shore up Senate opposition to plans by the government and some crossbench senators to wind back the policy. The ...   
30/11/2014
Mine 7 is a broad black smear across the pure white Arctic wilderness that surrounds the world’s most northern town. For more than a century, tonnes of coal carved out of the mountain face have fuelled the furnaces that generate ...   
29/11/2014
The annual UN climate conference gets underway in Lima, Peru on December 1. It is more important than ever. Negotiators will hammer out the nitty gritty of a new World Climate Agreement to reduce CO2 emissions. After five years of ...   
25/11/2014
Can China Cut Coal? | Photo, Scientific American
On a visit to China a few years back, I asked a local official about pollution controls after enjoying my first sour, gritty taste of the country`s air. China’s new coal-fired power plants and other industrial boilers often came equipped with ...   
25/11/2014
China will start a nationwide carbon market within the next two years as part of a pledge to cap emissions by 2030. The mechanism is due to start in 2016 and rules for trading permits through the cap-and-trade scheme may be announced by ...   
22/11/2014
The Vermont Natural Resources Council recently joined low-income advocacy partners, business and academic leaders, and other environmental organizations to call for putting a price on carbon pollution and sending the money back to ...   
21/11/2014
Julie Bishop has rejected Barack Obama's assertion that the Great Barrier Reef is under threat from climate change in a further sign of the Australian government's displeasure with the US President's speech that overshadowed the G20 in ...   
19/11/2014
It often surprises people to hear that big companies like Exxon use a "shadow carbon price" when assessing future investment opportunities (in other words, they assume a price on carbon even where/when there isn`t one). After all, if you only pay ...   
19/11/2014
Kate Hawley examines how urban areas are evolving to be sustainable -- their challenges, trends and solutions. Already, 54 per cent of the world's population lives in urban regions, and projections suggest this will keep increasing until ...   
18/11/2014
A U.S. Senate vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, slated for Tuesday, won't resolve the seemingly endless pipeline saga that has engulfed Barack Obama's presidency. Even if the Senate passes a bill to force approval of the $8 billion ...   
18/11/2014
After hauling in the cages at his island oyster farm near Biddeford, Maine, Mark Green's boat is loaded with crusty marine life. Baskets of oysters are there, but so are green crabs — invasive and inedible. "My boat will be full," Green says. ...   
17/11/2014
It’s much easier to list Republicans in Congress who think climate change is real than it is to list Republicans who don’t, because there are so few members of the former group. Earlier this year, Politifact went looking for congressional ...   

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