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Interests, Ideology And Climate

Published: 
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:55am
Category: 
Energy

There are three things we know about man-made global warming. First, the consequences will be terrible if we don’t take quick action to limit carbon emissions. 

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Europe, Facing Economic Pain, May Ease Climate Rules

Published: 
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:21am
Category: 
Energy

For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable energy sources and arguably sacrificing some economic growth in the name of saving the planet.

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Clearing the Air in China

Published: 
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 12:51pm
Category: 
Chemicals

In the northeast Chinese city of Harbin last week, the air pollution was so thick that schools were closed, traffic became gridlocked and flights in and out of the metropolis were canceled.

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Slowdown in Carbon Emissions Worldwide, but Coal Burning Continues to Grow

Published: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:47pm
Category: 
Energy

Global emissions of carbon dioxide are slowing somewhat from the rapid pace of the last decade, new figures show, but growth in coal burning continues to outstrip the growth in other forms of energy, and experts said the world remains far from meeting international goals on climate change.

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Unavoidable Answer for the Problem of Climate Change

Published: 
Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:02am
Category: 
Energy

Japan’s announcement last week that it would not meet its promise to sharply reduce its carbon emissions met a chorus of disapproval from around the world.