Monthly Archives: April 2015

California’s forests have become climate polluters

Climate Central: California introduced a world-leading carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program to drive down pollution rates after lawmakers approved an ambitious climate protection law in 2006. […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Global warming slowdown offers only fleeting relief

Climate News Network: The so-called hiatus in global warming will probably make no difference to the world in the long run, according to Australian scientists. Using […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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UN Scientists Call for Action Marine Microplastics as New York Assembly Passes Microbeads Ban

EcoWatch: New York may become the next state to ban microbeads. Last week, the New York Assembly passed a bill, the Microbeads-Free Waters Act, which […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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California’s Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets Are Getting Tougher

LA Times: Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California’s effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state’s reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Japan’s Weak Climate Plans “Grave Concern,” Says Former U.K. Politician

RTCC: Proposed Japanese carbon reduction targets are far too weak and threaten the country’s legacy as a climate change leader, says John Prescott. In […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Revealed: Alberta’s Ploy to Break First Nations’ Pipeline Opposition

Guardian: The Alberta government escalated its campaign to build tar sands pipelines under Premier Jim Prentice by seeking to have First Nations become full-blown proponents […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Keystone Foe Tom Steyer to Host Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

Politico: Hillary Clinton’s silence on the Keystone XL pipeline won’t stop her from visiting billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer next week for a fundraiser that suggests […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Sen. McConnell Suggests Obama Plan to Cut Power Emissions Won’t Stick

Reuters: The U.S. Senate majority leader on Wednesday urged countries to go slowly on committing to cut carbon emissions in any global agreement later this […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Interview: How British Columbia Gained by Putting Price on Carbon

Yale Environment 360: Earlier this month, Ontario announced it will join the carbon cap-and trade-program that Quebec and California currently participate in. That makes Ontario […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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To sustain climate adaptation, integrate it with local economies: experts

Reuters: To make development efforts more sustainable, businesses need incentives to invest in community-level climate change adaptation programs – but resistance to creating those incentives […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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