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January 21, 2013 Beijing Smog Rules Would Shut Factories When Pollution RisesSource: Bloomberg
The city of Beijing proposed rules that would increase fines for vehicle emissions and force more factory shutdowns when smog reaches dangerous levels, as officials stepped up efforts to fight pollution.
January 18, 2013 Top 10 myths about climate change and green investmentSource: Reuters
We begin 2013 with record wildfires and heat in Australia continuing the pattern of extreme weather events that we witnessed last year. A growing body of scientists agree that extreme weather is the “new normal”. These weather...
January 18, 2013 Chart: The Black Triangle Suffocating BeijingSource: Mother Jones
In 2008, Beijing pulled off what some (myself included) considered a miracle: banishing choking smog to reveal an Olympic city bathing in blue. They reportedly took a million of the city's 3.3 million cars off the road, and...
January 17, 2013 BP Projection: U.S. Will Be Energy Self-Sufficient By 2030Source: US News and World Report
Surging domestic production of shale gas and oil means the United States could be virtually energy self-sufficient by 2030 according to a report released Wednesday by British Petroleum
January 17, 2013 Memo to Beijing: Carbon Dioxide Does't Cause SmogSource: American Thinker
This weekend in Beijing, the air quality index broke historic records, summarized succinctly in the title of a New York Times story by Edward Wong, "On Scale of 0 to 500, Beijing's Air Quality Tops 'Crazy Bad' at 755." The South...
RedState - The Sierra Club complaint was based on a report by the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS) which stated that coal fired plants like the Martin Drake plant are âripe for retirement and should be...
January 17, 2013 USA says 2015 may be last chance for global UN climate change dealSource: rtcc.org
The 2015 climate change conference is likely to be the last chance for the UN process to avert dangerous levels of climate change, according to the lead US negotiator Todd Stern.
January 17, 2013 Global Warming Brings Earlier Spring FlowersSource: live science.com
The warmest springs on record caused flowers to bloom at their earliest dates in decades at two historic sites, according to new research.
Source: The Independent
A new study released on Jan.15 suggests that soot—the fine black or brown powder that forms through incomplete combustion— plays a major role in Climate Change than previously thought. The study says soot, produced from burning...
January 15, 2013 EU Carbon Permits Drop to Record, Offsets Fall on Supply GlutSource: Bloomberg
United Nations emission offsets from developed nations plunged 42 percent and European Union carbon allowances slumped to a record on a supply glut.
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