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A sobering essay: How California's carbon market actually works (or not) from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
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: What do committed CO2 emissions say re: goals of decarbonization and clean energy development?
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Putin: "ExxonMobil is our old, reliable partner & we greatly value our relationship." A reality obscured in Congress:
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China weighs $16B electric car-charging fund, govt wants EVs to make up 30% govt car purchases by 2016
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Regulators approve $160M Enbridge Energy
More on the line here:
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mines may not meet its toxic waste targets.
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Investors wondering what cos said abt climate change risks in SEC disclosures, check
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: Really really good piece
. Bottum up
is what is needed. Gov'ts talk, everybody else walks. http:… -
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Pa has released long-held data on 243 cases in which
companies prospecting for oil/gas contaminated wells.
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the risk of an unprecedented 50 year megadrought is non-negligible under the most severe warming scenario
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In the US SW, models suggest risk of decade megadrought less than 50%; our analysis suggests 80%, maybe 90%
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150 pages of Illinois' revised
rules--an easy read, right?
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rules approaches final hurdle in
--but they aren't final yet
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Colo town's decision to appeal ruling striking down its fracking ban means it could be frack-free for a few more yrs:
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: Outside scientific experts caution 70 ppb ozone std gives little margin of safety (as law requires), advise std < 70. http:… -
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: File this one under "counterintuitive" -- GE has figured out how wind power will make Eastern US grid more resilient. ht… -
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File this one under "counterintuitive" -- GE has figured out how wind power will make Eastern US grid more resilient.
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Icymi: Year-long probe by the GAO has found not a single objection with Obama admin's social cost of carbon tool:
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Could investors lead on climate change action?
is testing--ticker FFIUS fossil free indexes US
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Missouri High School Teachers Taught Climate Skepticism And Anti-EPA Message
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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'
Global Climate Inaction Will Mean Economic Turmoil for South Asia, Warns Bank
With Wind Energy Prices at All-Time Lows, DOE Is Cautiously Optimistic
MIT Study: Climate Talks on Path to Fall Far Short of Goals
Obama Action Group Joins Fight Against Christie's Climate Pact Exit
IMF's Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change
7 Stories That Imagine Life in Climate Change-Altered Chicago
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Criminal Charges in Fracking Waste Case
Interactive Map: Your City on Global Warming
Awash in Oil Money, North Dakota Is Transformed
'Saltwater' From Spill: Not What's in the Ocean
Rare Effort: Scientist to Test Water Before Fracking Soars
IMF: Countries Must Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes
U.S. Ranks Near Bottom on Energy Efficiency
Judge Throws Out Texas Family's Fracking Case
August 29, 2014
PA Regulators Release Details of Cases of Drinking Well Contamination from Drilling
Gas Workers Could Be Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Benzene, Study Says
DuPont to Pay $1.3M for West Virginia Chemical Spills
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August 29, 2014
Policy Uncertainty Could Undermine Future of Renewables Worldwide, Agency Says
Renewables, Resiliency Help Reverse a 30-Year Decline in U.S. Transmission Investments
Solar Makers Set for Record 2014 Sales on Strong Demand
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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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