Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

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Delaying Climate Measures Will Cost Billions More, Whitehouse Warns

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by

Delaying Climate Measures Will Cost Billions More, Whitehouse Warns Failing to act quickly on climate change can greatly increase the cost of ensuing carbon emissions,[...]
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EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

  EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price Europe could persuade utilities to shift from coal burning to cleaner natural gas by quadrupling[...]
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Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Al Gore, who considers the Keystone XL pipeline as an atrocity, said he thinks President Barack Obama is[...]
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Obama Emission Rules Overlook Gas Leaks, Says Scientists

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by

Obama Emission Rules Overlook Gas Leaks, Says Scientists According to scientists, President Obama’s plan to fight global warming underestimates pollution from natural gas. Researchers from[...]
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CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank Efforts to put a value on greenhouse-gas emissions to contain global warming are being hurt[...]
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Power Decarbonization Cost Climbs 22% to $44 Trillion, Says IEA

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

Power Decarbonization Cost Climbs 22% to $44 Trillion, Says IEA The cost of reducing carbon emissions from power generation enough to restrict global warming to[...]
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CO2 Beat Historic Level Throughout April

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

CO2 Beat Historic Level Throughout April The amount of carbon dioxide in the air averaged more than 400 parts per million throughout the whole month[...]
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Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN The world needs to triple the energy it gets from nuclear reactors, renewables and power[...]
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Climate Benefits of Natural Gas Questioned in New Report

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

Climate Benefits of Natural Gas Questioned in New Report According to a comprehensive assessment of more than 200 studies, methane leaks from the production of[...]
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Earthquakes, Water Pollution and Increased Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Fracking – Strike Number Three?

Posted on December 26th, 2011 by

The last decade has seen a sustained campaign by the hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) industry against its critics, as the fracking industry in the U.S. alone[...]
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Richest Governments Won’t Act on Climate Change until 2020

Posted on December 21st, 2011 by

The United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and members of the European Union have all revealed that there will be no treaty signed at the[...]
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Startling the Global Community, Canada Withdraws from the Kyoto Convention

Posted on December 16th, 2011 by

Canada has announced its intention to withdraw from the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas emissions (GGE), sandbagging the other signatories to the convention. The Kyoto[...]
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A Greener World: The Sustainability Decisions of America’s Leading Companies

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by

Imagine you just spent $50 at the store purchasing everyday household necessities and the store clerk inquires whether you would like to donate $1.50 for[...]
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Should Earth Consider Jenny Craig?

Posted on August 31st, 2011 by

Last week’s discussion, “Climate Change and Global Warming Uncovered Myth?,” centered around Randolph E. Schmid’s column “Global warming continues as greenhouse gas grows,” published by[...]
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Top Sustainability Companies in America Keep Moving Initiatives Forward

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

When Tom Friedman published his memorable book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded”, in 2006, it was a wake up call for many about the potentially desperate[...]
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Nuclear Twilight in Europe

Posted on July 8th, 2011 by

It is becoming evident to many that the March nuclear catastrophe at Japan’s six reactor Daichi Fukushima complex has dealt a huge, possibly fatal, blow[...]