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November 6, 2014 Who Stands To Benefit From Climate Change?Source: oilprice.com
Among the immediate winners are the Arctic nations, namely Russia. It is estimated that the Arctic holds approximately 30 percent of the world’s undiscovered natural gas reserves and 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil...
November 5, 2014 The Worst Climate Pollution Is Carbon DioxideSource: Scientific America
Soot from car exhaust and cookstoves, sulfates from coal-fired power plants, methane leaked during oil and gas production, and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) from air conditioning are all greenhouse gases that trap heat within the...
November 5, 2014 Ever more cities divesting from fossil fuelsSource: DW
Örebro in Sweden, Boxtel in the Netherlands and Seattle in the USA are all part of a growing push for cities, organizations and foundations to pull their money out of fossil fuels and raise moral debate around the issue.
Renew Economy - In Pennsylvaniaâs gubernatorial race, candidate Tom Wolf (D), who is leading in polls over Tom Corbett (R), has pledged to bring Pennsylvania into the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (a...
The Cornell Daily Sun - âInstitutions like the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, NASA and similar institutions in other countries have their own...
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...
November 5, 2014 Banning Greenhouse Gases Is No Magic Bullet For Global WarmingSource: Science 2.0
It has slowly dawned on climate researchers that promoting the belief that curbing CO2 will prevent climate change has been a bad idea. American and European CO2 emissions have gone down, for example, but Asia's has risen, and we...
November 4, 2014 Carbon tax demise leading to large rise in emissions, says academicSource: The Guardian (UK)
Emissions from Australia’s electricity sector have risen significantly since the repeal of the carbon price, with a record rise in emissions predicted this financial year.
November 4, 2014 Denmark considers phasing out coal by 2025 in big green shiftSource: Reuters
Denmark should ban coal use by 2025 to make the Nordic nation a leader in fighting global warming, adding to green measures ranging from wind energy to bicycle power, Denmark’s climate minister said on Saturday.
November 4, 2014 East Coast communities threatened by tidal flooding, sea level rise
United Press International - WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) --If sea levels continue to rise, tidal flooding will become more frequent and devastating in its effects -- from occasional to chronic, in the words of the latest report on...
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