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27/1/2015
Economics has long been nicknamed the dismal science, and climate economics can really pile on the gloom and doom. Basically, when individuals act rationally and self-interestedly, in an unrestrained market economy, we pollute the planet to the ...   
26/1/2015
Last month, Norway's stock exchange, the Oslo Børs, introduced a way for investors to use their money to promote sustainability. A new list by the stock exchange highlights green bonds, financial products issued by companies to raise capital for ...   
25/1/2015
Ranchers arrested for trespassing on their own property. Preachers moonlighting as land agents. Billionaire activists hiring former Navy SEALs to conduct mock terror attacks. Given the farcical turns the fight over Keystone XL has taken, it’s ...   
18/1/2015
What should U.S. climate activists be focusing on this coming year? We asked more than a dozen smart folks to give us up to three answers to that question (and some gave us even more). One big common theme: The need to broaden and ...   
16/1/2015
In the early Saturday morning hours, Australian time, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association is expected to officially pronounce 2014 as the hottest global year on record. The follows the same finding last week from the Japan ...   
15/1/2015
How much does each ton of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere really cost us? Whether you're a corporate executive penciling out the costs of new emissions-reduction strategies or a government regulator evaluating the feasibility ...   
10/1/2015
There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood leads on to fortune.?Omitted, all the voyage of their life?Is bound in shallows and in miseries.?On such a full sea are we now afloat,?And we must take the current ...   
9/1/2015
The EU will act decisively to protect its remaining energy intensive industries against the risk of "carbon leakage", the EU Commission’s chief climate official said on Thursday. Jos Debelke confirmed that European cement, steel-making ...   
8/1/2015
In his renowned 1998 study of power and rationality, the Danish social scientist Bent Flyvbjerg concluded: “Power determines what counts as knowledge ... while it ignores or suppresses that knowledge which does not serve it.” Tony Abbott ...   
7/1/2015
Rice could soon become the first crop in California's cap-and-trade program, but it is unclear if the program provides enough incentives to motivate farmers to change their growing practices. In a December meeting, the California Air ...   
6/1/2015
There’s no doubt that US-based fracking – the process through which oil and gas deposits are blasted from shale deposits deep underground – has caused a revolution in worldwide energy supplies. Yet now the alarm bells are ringing about ...   
5/1/2015
A fossil fuel-free Scotland is not only technically achievable but could prove a cheaper and safer option than pursuing fossil fuel-based development, according to a new WWF-backed report. The study by consultancy giant DNV-GL tested the ...   
4/1/2015
If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation. The aviation industry is growing so quickly that its ...   
4/1/2015
Nissan Leaf owner Will Price of Eugene doesn't need the network of government-provided electric vehicle charging stations that were installed for motorists like him. Price drives 14 miles to and from work, which is easily within his ...   
1/1/2015
Americans want the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases, preferring EPA regulation far more than a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade program, according to a Harvard political scientist who has conducted a comprehensive survey ...   
1/1/2015
Emboldened by mounting scientific evidence and shifting poll data, Gov. Andrew Cuomo veered sharply away from America’s conventional wisdom about the wonders of high-volume hydraulic fracturing of shale formations when he banned the practice in ...   
31/12/2014
The world's newest carbon citadel rises up between the blasted deserts of Inner Mongolia and the coal-black lands of Shaanxi province.Ordos is a city that few outside China know. But the future of global emissions, and global warming ...   
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, ...   

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