Monthly Archives: March 2015

EPA Chief: Keystone XL Wouldn’t Be a ‘Disaster’ for Climate

Hill: The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the Keystone XL pipeline would not be disastrous for the climate. Gina McCarthy’s comments on Monday […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Texas House Committee Passes Compromise on Drilling Rules

Texas Tribune: A House committee on Monday approved legislation that would limit local control over oil and gas activities — a committee substitute for a […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Australia direct action climate policy may prove to be a disaster in warmer conditions

Business times: A leading climate think-tank has warned against Australia risking the failure of its most important test of “climate credibility this decade.” The Abbott […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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US climate treaty pledge relies on uncertain Obama actions

Associated Press: The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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EPA chief says Keystone Pipeline wouldn’t climate ‘disaster’

Mashable: The chief of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told a Washington audience on Monday that building the contentious Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Turns out the world’s first “clean coal” plant is a backdoor subsidy to oil producers

Grist: The world’s first “clean coal” plant — that is, the first full-size coal-fired power plant ever to capture and store the majority of its […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Britain tells Japan to aim for 40% reduction on greenhouse gases

Asahi Shimbun: Britain has urged Japan to set an ambitious target in cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Edward Davey, the British secretary of state for […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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An Islander’s Bid to Be the World’s First Climate Refugee

Bloomberg: As Tropical Cyclone Pam ripped through the South Pacific earlier this month, Ioane Teitiota was 2,600 miles away in New Zealand checking Facebook for […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Indian monsoon’s past analysed

BBC: Fossils from the ocean floor are yielding clues to the Indian monsoon millions of years ago. Samples drilled from beneath the Indian Ocean are being […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Study finds econ costs climate change hugely underestimated

Mongabay: Look at most climate change projection graphs and you will see a smoothly rising red line of increasing temperature, melting ice and other impacts. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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