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Quite the loss for the journalism world: Legendary Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
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: U.S. Carbon Emissions Rise Despite Efforts to Combat
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: Walmart now has more solar power than 35 states and the District of Columbia.
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: Patagonia will start paying for homeowners' solar panels
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I wonder if New York Times feels awkward being so close to Wall Street Journal on this map of climate communications?
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: Pinpointing sources of air pollutions from
, new research from CIRES,
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: A very nice obituary for Rick Piltz by
at the Washington Post:
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To understand the complexities of the talks leading from Bonn to Lima to Paris, check out this UNFCCC "non-paper"
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800 scientists ask PM Harper to end "burdensome restrictions on scientific communication" endured by govt scientists.
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US energy-related carbon dioxide emissions increased 2.5 percent in 2013; largely because of the cold winter, sez EIA
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GAO: Lifting the 40-yr ban on US oil exports "may increase GHGs and other air emissions" because fuel use would rise:
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The tar sands train that couldn't.
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"In races like these, climate advocates don't have a candidate to root for"
explains key midterm races
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Climate talks in Bonn included a daylong session on carbon capture & sequestration, on-demand webcast and slides here
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: Between Steyer & Obama's climate policy enviro ads are exploding onto TV screens,
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: February 1985: The last time global average temperatures were, well, average:
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Mosaic, which lets people invest in solar projects, lands $100M in financing from reinsurer PartnerRe for solar loans
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There are lot of midterm races that will be lose-lose for climate action advocates. Here are 5 critical ones:
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Downfall of living in a 1st floor apt: When your landlord decides to work in the basement, it sounds like your walls are falling down... -
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In these states (KY, LA, GA, AR, AK), senate races are lose-lose for climate advocates.
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Shift to Low-Carbon Economy Could Free Up $1.8 Trillion, Study Says
Obama Puts Climate Change High on the Agenda With Indian PM Modi
UN Climate Summit Achieves Successes, But Does It Really Matter?
World Leaders Use UN Meeting to Create Momentum for Climate Action
Faith Leaders Pledge Climate Action in NYC
October 21, 2014
Renewables, Efficiency Made Up 70% of the Drop in U.S. Emissions Since 2007
EPA Lowers the Bar in Defining Biofuels
DOE Hits Brakes on Efficiency Rules
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Canada Misleads in Keystone XL Ads
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As People March, A Moment of Truth in the Climate Fight
U.S. Climate Envoy: Climate Denial To Be Political Liability
'Axis of Carbon' a Climate Treaty Obstacle
Exxon's Deepening Ties With Russia
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October 21, 2014
UN Climate Talks to Test New York Summit Gains
A Year Later, Cleanup Still Going for North Dakota Oil Spill
Total Oil Chief Dies in Jet Crash
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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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