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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy , the world's largest private-sector coal company, sees a light at the end of the coal tunnel but analysts and the latest economic data from China aren't as optimistic. The St. Louis-based company released third-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Climate change is a grim subject, with warming temperatures, melting ice caps, rising sea-levels, and more frequent and intense severe weather events all projected for the planet's not-so-distant future. For many, the direness of the situation is a spur...
From: Business Insider | By: Chelsea Harvey | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The GOP has a good chance to win control on Tuesday. Whether they can control themselves is another question....
From: The Atlantic | By: Norm Ornstein | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Standard burial and cremation take tons of energy and resources. So what's the most environmentally sound way to deal with a dead person?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Shannon Palus | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sydney (AFP) - Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy.The so-called "direct action" plan, which will see...
From: Business Insider | Friday, October 31, 2014
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After a two-year suspension in issuing nuclear power plant licenses, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has quietly granted long-term licensing renewals for two Limerick Generating Station Units near Philadelphia.  Unit 1 is renewed until...
From: Big Government | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Amanda Seales is a jane-of-all-trades. From her early start as an actress on My Brother and Me, to her most recent stints as a VH1 and MTV correspondent, the actress turned singer turned comedienne is leaving her carbon footprint all over the entertainment...
From: The Root | By: Yesha Callahan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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If the last four years are any indication, Brazilian environmental policy is about to become even more regressive. The post Why The Result Of Brazil’s Elections Could Be Bad News For The Climate appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Joaquim Moreira Salles | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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By Kieran Cooke, From the Climate News Network. Insurance is all about assessing risk, so you might expect companies in the sector to be intimately involved with one of the most potent risks facing the world – the possibility of catastrophic climate change....
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Guest | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The federal government's direct action plan will establish a $2.55 billion fund to help Australia meet its five per cent target for reducing carbon emissions.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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To avoid the worst extremes, we have to reduce carbon.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Andrew Winston | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Australian government has reached a deal with a key political party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan.
From: BBC | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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I find it difficult to believe that even in this day and age that companies still need to be provided with incentives to ensure that they are operating in a carbon-friendly manner. If your moral compass isn’t guiding you, then the driver should at...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jennifer Hermes | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Renewable energy development and implemented energy efficiency measures are responsible for 70% of the the drop in US carbon dioxide emissions seen since 2007 (when a slow decline began), according to a new report from Greenpeace. The findings stand...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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SYDNEY — The Abbott government reached an agreement on Wednesday with the Palmer United Party and other crossbench senators that will see the implementation of its Direct Action climate policy. The government's flagship environmental policy is expected...
From: Mashable | By: Nick Lavars | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The EPA has made available additional information on the Clean Power Plan and proposed goals to reduce carbon pollution in areas of Indian Country and US territories where fossil-fuel power plants are located. As part of the EPA’s outreach in proposing...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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With the Clean Power Plan out for comment, a lot utilities are scurrying to figure out their game plan -- or just how they would work with their state utility regulators to reduce their carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, from a 2005 baseline. The...
From: Forbes | By: Ken Silverstein | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Next year in Paris, parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change have the task of developing a global agreement to reduce carbon emissions — a successor to the failed Kyoto Protocol. They should strike a grand bargain with the World Trade...
From: Nature | By: John A. Mathews | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Modeling of population growth scenarios indicates that no realistic or morally defensible policies can put a major dent in the trends through 2100.The post Study Says Curbing Population Growth Won’t Help Address Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Friday, October 31, 2014
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“I understand coal companies have to make money. They don’t have to make it all."The post In Kentucky, Miners Are ‘Pro-Coal, Pro-Grimes’ appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Andrew Breiner | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A Senate majority would give the GOP lots of small avenues to undercut climate policy, and one big potential lever of President Obama's veto pen.The post What A Republican-Controlled Senate Would Mean For The Climate appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Richard Berman, a lobbyist nicknamed “Dr. Evil”, has made a career out of trying to thwart labor, public health and environmental groups. His specialty is known as “astroturfing”, a tactic he pioneered and has been paid to do from a good slice...
From: Firedoglake | By: DSWright | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A little less than three weeks ago, over 180 Iowa scientists sent a clear message to their state's leaders: climate change is here, is impacting Iowans and needs to be taken seriously.The post How Iowa Scientists Are Fighting To Get Climate Change On...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Maine's governor, Paul LePage, has questioned the science behind climate change, opposed clean energy policies, and talked up the economic benefits of global warming.The post Scientists: Cancel Maine Shrimp Season Again Because Of Rising Ocean Temperatures...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ryan Koronowski | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Royal DSM says a combination of two of its most innovative thermoplastics technologies has resulted in high performance pressure vessels that are ideally suited for use as lightweight fuel tanks for automobiles running on compressed natural gas (CNG)...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Researchers find citizens react differently to policy proposals when they’re framed as impacting “people,” as opposed to “you.”...
From: Miller McCune | By: Tom Jacobs | Friday, October 31, 2014
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