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New England weatherman "pulling out all my hair" on snow forecast
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Intensity of bidding for wind leases might hinge on outlook for tax credit?
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Sign written by owners of a (friendly) German Shepherd. I'm guessing the puppy phase didn't last long:
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Biofuels mandate debate is on again. Here's a look at some key points from the last battle
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"We were left to fight for ourselves."
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: In Praise of Retiring Geology Professor Peter Schultz
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fight, it's David vs 2 Goliaths.
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: In the
, priority is fossil
subsidy phase-down & reduced
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Interesting map via
: How different countries view the threat of global warming
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: It's David v. 2 Goliaths in Texas
on what's next in Denton's fight to keep frack ban: ht… -
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Ditto, and right back atcha, Kat! -
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Canada pledges $300M to
Total pledged: almost $9.6B. Target was $10B.
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: State Dept's Todd Stern
talk: US 2030 climate target "a stretch for us. My sense is we can get there w/the authority we… -
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for wonderful colleagues
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Thanks! Honored to be in this grp of amazing journos! -
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In Praise of Retiring
Professor Peter Schultz
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: Interesting stat from US Climate Envoy Todd Stern: China emits 29% of global CO2 emissions, India only 6%.
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My piece for
about retiring planetary
wiz: "the crater guy" Peter Schultz
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Lawsuits swiftly filed to block Texas city's
ban. "This is a shot across the bow of other cities."
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Colorado's plan for dealing with expected water shortage: reuse, aka clean up sewage to drinking water standards.
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Democrats Win KXL Vote, Open Defense of Obama's Climate Agenda
House Votes for Keystone Approval in Symbolic Act
Climate Action Pledged by U.S and China, but What About India?
U.S.-China Climate Deal: Reactions in Tweets
U.S. and China, World's Biggest Carbon Polluters, Announce New Climate Goals
November 24, 2014
Solar, Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels
(New York Times)
Report Shows U.S. Is On Target for 10% Solar by 2030
3 Factors That Could Kill Renewable Energy Tax Extenders in 2014
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40% of Wisc. Frac Sand Industry Violated Rules
NPR Cuts Environment Team to One Reporter
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The Arctic Ice Meltdown - in Maps
U.S. Climate Envoy: Climate Denial To Be Political Liability
Pipeline Alert From Federal Regulator Is First of Its Kind
Michigan: Citizens Force Pipeline Off Their Land
Leak: Oil Lobbyist Gets Taste of Own Medicine
November 24, 2014
In Step to Lower Carbon Emissions, China Will Place a Limit on Coal Use in 2020
(New York Times)
Canada Pledges $265M to Green Climate Fund
Ontario, Quebec to Craft United Stand on Energy East Pipeline Project
(The Globe and Mail)
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Brazilian State Blazes Path To Sustainability in Amazonia
Amazon Logging Town Struggles Amid Tough Crackdown on Deforestation
In the Amazon, Where 'Only Outsiders Like Going into the Forest'
Prosecutor Takes on Beef Industry to Put Brakes on Deforestation in the Amazon
Farmers in the Amazon: 'We Are the Real Stewards of the Land'
Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian Heavy Oils
Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has 'Direct and Substantial Interest' in Keystone XL
Keystone Pipeline Will Diminish Energy Security, Prominent Canadian Says
A clean economy is a segment of an economic system in which supply chains are transformed to meet demand for low-carbon energy technologies. It's based on the idea that shifting...
Tar Sands/Oil Sands
The oil industry is hoping to shift the geopolitical center of global oil production to Canada’s boreal forests, home of vast deposits of oil sands, also called tar sands....
The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and...
Natural Gas and Fracking
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling process that injects millions of gallons of water, sand and undisclosed chemicals at high pressure into horizontal wells to crack...
There are two basic flavors to choose from – photovoltaic and concentrating solar thermal. The second might guzzle large amounts of water and disturb desert ecosystems, but mega-...
Coal and Carbon Capture & Storage
“Clean” coal was the biggest financial winner in the House climate bill of 2009 that died in the Senate. The law would have financed the big upfront costs to capture and bury...
Ever since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the EPA has been obliged to apply the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gases. After a long, methodical, and transparent agency process, EPA’s...
There is talk of a nuclear renaissance across the political spectrum, and tens of billions of dollars in new federal money to kick start it. But critics worry the expensive...
Is wind reliable enough to be a source of base load power? Maybe not on land (yet), but offshore in the Great Lakes and the Atlantic where the blow is constant, it’s a clean...
Water and Oceans
The capacity of the seas to absorb carbon has reached a limit, and acidification is threatening the ocean food chain. Fresh water sources, too, are under great pressure from...
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
The practice of blowing the tops off of mountains to get at coal deposits underneath -- know as mountaintop removal mining or MTR -- has grown almost without restriction until the...
Global Climate Treaty
More than 100 heads of state went to frigid Copenhagen in December 2009 and failed to deliver a global deal. The scene this year shifts to sunny Cancun, and most of them are...
For almost two decades now, Congress has found it impossible to pass comprehensive climate legislation. It came close in the last session, but the Senate let a House bill die...
The dependence of the US economy on Chinese goods and credit makes negotiations over greenhouse gases with the world’s #1 emitter a tough conversation. Not to mention the great...
All eyes are on next-generation biofuels, now that the sheen is off corn ethanol. Still there’s an enormous government mandate for the alternative fuel whose environmental...
Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant...
Low Carbon Fuels
California, followed by 11 Northeastern states, is leading the way toward low carbon fuel standards. Over time, the incentive system will mean more electric vehicles, advanced...
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