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November 5, 2014 Falling Oil Prices Reveal America's Fracking Trap -- And Saudi Arabia's Continued Energy DominanceSource: Huff Post
LONDON -- The end of the shale boom is nigh. The recent plunge in oil prices reveals an economic and geological reality that some brave industry analysts depict, but which power brokers in Washington, Houston and on Wall Street...
The Straits Times - "It is not hopeless," Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Nobel-winning îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, said on opening a five-day IPCC meeting in Copenhagen to complete a landmark...
October 29, 2014 EU Leaders Called Out For Lackluster Climate Change PackageSource: Triple Pundit
European leaders agreed to reduce greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030. Two targets of 27 percent were also agreed on: one for the market share of renewable energy and another for energy efficiency improvement. The renewable...
October 24, 2014 Food giants Cargill and General Mills believe in climate change. Will they defend themselves from it?Source: Grist.org
When I think about companies like Cargill and General Mills, I don’t exactly imagine a den of climate hawks. So I’ve been surprised to see a string of announcements from food industry giants about their environmental initiatives....
October 23, 2014 The Future of Energy: How to Transition to a Renewable EconomySource: GreenTech Media
We need to ride the waves already our way and do our best to start new waves...
October 23, 2014 How to Divest Your University from Fossil FuelsSource: The Seattle Globalist
Last week Glasgow University became the first academic institution in Europe to commit to pulling all investments out of fossil fuels. They will phase out $29 million in investments over the next ten years.
October 22, 2014 Why Climate 'Uncertainty' Is No Excuse For Doing NothingSource: Science 2.0
Former environment minister Owen Paterson has called for the UK to scrap its climate change targets. In a speech to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, he cited “considerable uncertainty” over the impact of carbon emissions on...
October 21, 2014 Why governments must lead on climate change
forumblog.org - and a senior fellow of the Global Green Growth Institute and the îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî. Image: A small geothermal power plant is seen near the town of Laugarvatn in...
October 20, 2014 What if Climate Change is Worse Than We Thought?Source: Counterpunch.org
New studies about the warming of the planet and the risk of massive release of methane from the Arctic are “worse than we thought.” As it goes, the danger to human existence, i.e., to a nice long life on the planet, is obscured...
October 17, 2014 Four questions every candidate should answer on climate changeSource: The Hill
As much as I—and other climate-change-conscious-voters—would love it if this were not a pressing and potentially catastrophic issue, that’s not the case
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