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Would you feel less guilty about whipping out your credit card if you knew buying stuff could actually help save the planet from climate change? Especially if that piece of plastic was biodegradable? Now's your chance to find out. A company called Sustain:Green...
From: Mashable | By: TakePart | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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We publish new articles and stories all the time on Intelligent Travel, but there are a few that really got your attention last year. In case you missed them, here are the 14 most popular posts of 2014.
From: National Geographic | By: Leslie Trew Magraw | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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1. Political differences aren’t the problem in America. It’s our fierce intolerance of political differences. By Clive Crook in Bloomberg View 2. Instead of burying carbon emissions underground, a new plan converts it to minerals for longer-lasting,...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A new study by Energy Environmental Economics (E3) consulting suggests that low-carbon gas fuels are a viable option for meeting California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals and can simultaneously help achieve pollution emission reduction targets....
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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From: Power Line | By: Steven Hayward | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Counting corporate emissions is tricky. That's why WRI and WBCSD released guidance to help firms navigate scope 2 emissions from electricity....
From: GreenBiz | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Helsinki Regional Transport Authority is piloting an on-call minibus service called Kutsuplus. (Screen grab via AjeloInc / YouTube) Truthout needs your help to publish grassroots investigative journalism and to share visions for a brighter future. Contribute...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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China’s National Coal Association reports that the country’s coal production fell 2.1% in 2014, the first such decline since the turn of the century. The news follows
From: China Digital Times | By: Samuel Wade | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Comiconomist Yoram Bauman has a carbon tax plan for Washington state. The punch line: He thinks he can get both political parties on board....
From: Grist | By: Sam Bliss | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The US could not get a climate deal with India, but President Barack Obama on Tuesday made a strong pitch for emission cuts and said the world does not “stand a chance against climate change” unless developing countries like India cut their carbon...
From: Times of India | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A survey of utility execs also finds that a majority of them support Obama's power-plant rules or think they should be strengthened....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Over the weekend President Barack Obama was in India for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on nuclear power, trade, climate change, and other topics. The climate piece was, if not necessarily a letdown, certainly less exciting than Obama's wide-reaching...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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From an ever hopeful Reuters: On climate change, ‘not a scientist’ not enough for some U.S. Republicans By Valerie Volcovici and Amanda Becker | January 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rick Perry’s… Jan. 15 speech… [touted] his environmental...
From: Sweetness and Light | By: Steve | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Derek Murrow, Director, Federal Energy Policy, Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from the nation's existing power plants, and has received an unprecedented number of comments...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Derek Murrow | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos are urging governments to reach a climate change agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference, which will take place in Paris in December. “This is the year to make a big climate deal in Paris,”...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A drop in investments in Ohio’s clean energy industry could cost the state jobs, according to industry experts. Matters could be made worse by continuing uncertainty about the future of Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards. Last...
From: Greentech Media | By: Kathiann M. Kowalski | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Fracking lives to see another day in Britain as MPs overwhelmingly reject a proposal to place a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas. A mere 52 MPs voted in favour of the amendment to the controversial Infrastructure Bill yesterday. The...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Kyla Mandel | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable:...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable:...
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Valerie Volcovici and Amanda Becker | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Andy ClarkCity Council Member Mike O'Brien and Plant for the Planet kids pose with handmade gas label stickers on a cardboard pump at City Hall. Listen up, Seattle City Council. Kids between the ages of 8 and 14 are sick of all your legislating without...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Monday, January 26, 2015
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It’s so exciting getting mail, isn’t it? Opening your mailbox and pulling out a nice fat stack, giddily taking it inside and sitting down to carefully open each one, only to find bills, bills, junk mail, bills – wait! a letter! oh, it’s for for...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The first day of talks between President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen the two leaders agree to some renewable energy policies in the developing nation, which is the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases. However,...
From: Inhabitat | By: Charley Cameron | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The latest exclusive from our #MattKingCoal investigation shows how climate denier Matt Ridley has been impacted by European carbon emissions regulations… Lord Ridley, the aristocratic farmer and science writer, has weighted all the evidence and after...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Brendan Montague | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The 2014 midterm elections resulted in eleven new governors, two of whom are confirmed climate deniers, three accept the reality of mainstream climate science, and the rest sit somewhere in between. The post What Every Governor Thinks About Climate And...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ryan Koronowski | Monday, January 26, 2015
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It’s widely accepted that climate change will have bigger negative impacts on poorer countries than wealthy ones. However, a new economic modeling study finds that the economic impacts on these poorer countries could be much larger than previous estimates....
From: Skeptical Science | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee wants a moratorium on fracking so that what it calls the ‘huge uncertainties’ of its impact on the environment can be resolved. If… Continue readingThe post Why are renewable technologies held...
From: Spectator | By: Ross Clark | Monday, January 26, 2015
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How now? Cows and compost can enrich soil, improve water retention, reduce carbon emissions and earn tradable GHG credits....
From: GreenBiz | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The agreement emphasized that the countries would "cooperate closely" for a "successful and ambitious" agreement at the Paris climate talks at the end of the year. The post BREAKING: U.S. And India Announce ‘Cooperation’ On Climate Change appeared...
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Etsy, the e-commerce company that Bloomberg reports could IPO this quarter, has been happily based in Brooklyn, New York, since it launched in 2005.  Business Insider visited the company's gorgeous DUMBO headquarters in September (DUMBO stands for...
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The EPA is seeking small businesses, along with governments and nonprofit organizations, to participate as Small Entity Representatives on a Small Business Advocacy Review Panel for the federal plan that the agency is developing as part of the Clean...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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