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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
October 8, 2014 Can A Carbon Tax Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'Source: Forbes
Ah,there's the rub. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change insists that we take a path that will get us to a low-carbon future and they insist that we use an all-of-the-above strategy to get there. But the only ... > 1862
October 1, 2014 Carbon Taxes Don't Kill JobsSource: Bloomberg View
Where they've been tried, the evidence shows, well-designed carbon taxes have succeeded in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. But that doesn't necessarily end the debate over their effects -- nor should it. The next question is...
September 30, 2014 It's Time to Abandon the Delusion of a Carbon TaxSource: Huff Post
At the United Nations last week, President Obama urged the nations of the world to follow our lead and begin to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The president has moved aggressively to use the powers of the Clean Air Act to...
September 29, 2014 Time running out to interrupt the carbon emission death spiral: EditorialSource: NJ.com
This was acclaimed as a seminal week for environmental progress, and everyone had a legitimate reason to be encouraged by sundry developments – from the People’s Climate March to the UN Climate Summit to the news that a large...
September 29, 2014 A Treaty on Global Warming May Not Be Needed, But U.N Leadership IsSource: NY Times
When industrialized countries agreed in Kyoto in 1997 to produce 5 percent fewer greenhouse gases in 2008 to 2012 than they did in 1990, it was clear that would never lead to a stabilization of global warming, which nearly all...
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