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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 ...   
9/4/2015
Australia’s climate “debate” screamed itself out nine months ago and fell over in exhaustion, having smashed a workable policy and failed to produce an alternative. People who care about the subject, which you’d think would be most ...   
8/4/2015
President Obama could reject or approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline any day, week or month now. And as a decision looms, environmentalists face a daunting question: Can they recreate the kind of mass appeal that Keystone inspires when ...   
7/4/2015
Are we tipping the right way? One of the great environmental stories is of how catastrophe can creep up and be noticed only when it is too late to act. Examples range from the sudden, inexplicable collapse of bee colonies, to ice cores revealing ...   
30/3/2015
Look at most climate change projection graphs and you will see a smoothly rising red line of increasing temperature, melting ice and other impacts. But climate does not work that way. Studies of the paleoclimate record indicate that when heat ...   
30/3/2015
Mexico on Friday said it will cap its greenhouse gas emissions by 2026, becoming one of the first countries to formally submit its national climate plan to the United Nations ahead of a climate summit in Paris in December.Mexico's Foreign ...   
29/3/2015
News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers” by ...   
22/3/2015
The US government is expected this week to give the go-ahead to a controversial plan by Shell to restart drilling for oil in the Arctic. The green light from Sally Jewell, the interior secretary, will spark protests from ...   
19/3/2015
Rob Berridge owns Berkshire Hathaway stock, mindful at just a young age of the clear-sighted business savvy that defines Warren Buffett: His best friend's father was one of Buffett's closest pals at Wharton School of Business and Columbia ...   
17/3/2015
Climate change deniers should be punished in the eyes of former Vice President Al Gore, saying Friday that politicians who reject "accepted science" should pay the price for their ignorance. Gore, an active environmental activist, spoke ...   
16/3/2015
Appetite for Change, a report prepared by leading climate scientists David Karoly and Richard Eckard at the University of Melbourne, reveals the impact that shifting rainfall patterns, extreme weather, warming oceans, and climate-related diseases ...   
14/3/2015
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...   
13/3/2015
A slowdown in China’s economic growth helped the world to a pause in the upward rise in greenhouse gas emissions last year, according to data released on Friday. China burnt less coal last year than expected, as the projected rise in its ...   
13/3/2015
Secretary of State John Kerry railed against climate change skeptics on Thursday, saying that "future generations will not and should not forgive those who ignore this moment, no matter their reasoning,' though he offered no direct clues on ...   
13/3/2015
Wind is poised to provide almost as much power in 2050 as coal-fired power plants provide today, according to an Obama administration analysis released Thursday. Only 4.5 percent of US power currently comes from wind. How is such rapid ...   
12/3/2015
There are many uncertainties with respect to global climate change, but there is one thing about which I have no doubts: we will not solve climate change by running out of fossil fuels. Understanding this leads to three posible pathways ...   
11/3/2015
21 months and counting What is development? To many conventional economists it has been China, though not without irony. Its export-led development model and advantage in all economic sectors created its superpower status, and left it ...   
9/3/2015
In the third piece in the Guardian’s major series on climate change, Bill McKibben describes how relentless climate movements have shifted the advantage towards fossil fuel resistance for the first time in 25 years. But he argues triumph is not ...   
8/3/2015
Since President Barack Obama’s veto of the legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that Congress passed, there has been limited coverage and discussion by the Bangor Daily News and in the opinion pages.There was a ...   
28/2/2015
Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are sounding the alarm for a new threat: earthquakes linked to Europe's largest natural gas field. "Money can buy a lot of things, but a ...   

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