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BP shareholders voted that the company should provide more information about its "preparation for the low carbon transition." The post BP Shareholders Are Worried About Climate Change Affecting The Company’s Bottom Line appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Samantha Page | Friday, April 17, 2015
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A new study from the Club of Rome shows that material efficiency policies could have significant effects on carbon emissions: this week's Waste Biz The post The Waste Biz: Material Efficiency, Circular Economy Key To Fighting Climate Change appeared...
From: Sustainablog | By: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Bush said some stuff about climate change that sounded "moderate," but he still doesn't actually want to do anything about the problem....
From: Grist | By: Lisa Hymas | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Carl Zichella, Director of Western Energy Transmission, San Francisco: For those of us westerners working on modernizing the electrical system decarbonize the economy, the recent announcement that PacifiCorp is taking steps to join the California Independent...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Carl Zichella | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer's climate change advocacy group offered unexpected praise on Friday to Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush for saying the United States should work with the world to reduce carbon emissions....
From: Reuters | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began.
From: Grist | By: Michael T. Klare | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Transforming big businesses into green businesses might seem like a thorny process. But older, established companies like Ford have the potential to ignite a new generation of environmentally friendly products, according to Andrew Winston, author of...
From: Xconomy | By: Kara Miller | Friday, April 17, 2015
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A worldwide switch to a “more European” work schedule, which includes working fewer hours and more vacation time, could prevent as much as half of the expected global temperature rise by 2100, according to the analysis, which used a 2012 study that...
From: Free Republic | By: capitalismmagazine.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Paperbacks? E-readers? None of the above? Umbra knows volumes.
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Bjørn Lomborg, who will head the center, argues that climate change is real but not a problem. The post Australia Just Gave $4 Million To A Climate Contrarian To Set Up A ‘Climate Consensus Center’ appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Natasha Geiling | Friday, April 17, 2015
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If an article doesn’t explain how to start aggressive climate action ASAP and stay far away from catastrophic impacts, it’s wasting your time. The post Four Ways To Know If The Climate Article You’re Reading Is Total B.S. appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Joe Romm | Friday, April 17, 2015
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David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: The much ballyhooed legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, brought by coal companies and conservative state attorneys-general, ran...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: David Doniger | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Uber claims the UberPool ride-sharing service saved an estimated 120 metric tons of carbon emissions in San Francisco between February 20 and March 20. That estimate is based on a few assumptions: that most UberPool riders were in a Toyota Prius, that...
From: Pando Daily | By: Nathaniel Mott | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Demonisation of oil industry will put futuer energy supplies at risk and threaten to tip billions back into poverty...
From: Telegraph | By: Andrew Critchlow | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Don't hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its reliance on fossil fuels. Those fuels - oil, natural gas, and...
From: Truthout | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Like most companies, Apple cares about the products its consumers are using to ensure they return for more. The tech giant is also focusing on its environmental footprint, which in turn, rewards shareholders. That's part of...
From: TheStreet | By: Chris Ciaccia | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Under a newly introduced refining roadmap, Total will invest €200 million (US$215 million) to transform its La Mède refinery to create France’s first biorefinery, which will also be one of the biggest in Europe, to meet growing demand for biofuels.......
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Federal court heard arguments in what's sure to be hard-fought battle over new carbon emissions rules...
From: CBS News | Friday, April 17, 2015
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WASHINGTON -- In a legal fight over one of the nation's most contentious environmental issues, an appellate court Thursday didn't deal much with the overriding dispute -- whether carbon emissions linked to climate change threaten so much environmental...
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Does this seem likely to you?While Clinton has overwhelming support from Millennials who grew up under her husband’s administration, the growth of libertarian ideology among young voters may peel away some of Hillary’s...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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For now, at least.
From: Grist | By: Tim McDonnell | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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"Do you know of any case when we have stopped rule-making? Why would we do that?" Judge Thomas Griffith asked. The post Federal Judges Appear Skeptical Of Lawsuit To Kill EPA Climate Rule appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Samantha Page | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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This morning, several of the nation's top environmental lawyers gathered at the US Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, for the first round of arguments in a pair of lawsuits challenging the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's climate plan. One of...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Motion to publish more information on emissions, low-carbon investments and lobbying passed by 98% at oil company’s shareholder meetingBP has promised to be more open about its impact on climate change after 98% of shareholders backed a resolution...
From: The Guardian | By: Terry Macalister | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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With Earth Day 2015 almost upon us, it’s a good time to think about how our actions impact the planet and, more importantly, what we can do to reduce our carbon footprint and improve our environment. Because, let’s face it, this is our home. And...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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WASHINGTON—A three-judge federal appeals court panel was skeptical Thursday about the timing of a lawsuit challenging the legality of a proposed regulation cutting carbon emissions from U.S. power plants.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Amy Harder | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. rules to cut carbon emissions could close more than 90 coal plants and eliminate jobs that support mining and power stations that the federal government has not fully considered, a report by the conservative American Action...
From: Reuters | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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From: Power Line | By: Steven Hayward | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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This is from Al Gore and David Blood (it is relatively long, so you may want to "read the whole thing"). Comments?: Cheap coal is a lie – stand up to the industry’s cynical fightback: It is becoming increasingly difficult...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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If you think Chris Christie's Social Security plan is bold, you should see Team 109's. It would raise the retirement age to 70, cut benefits for new recipients by 15 percent, switch inflation calculators to reduce benefit growth and raise the cap on...
From: Washington Post | By: Jim Tankersley | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Carbon emissions signal inefficiency in a system, an energy expert said in Chicago this week, so reducing emissions usually means increasing savings.
From: Forbes | By: Jeff McMahon | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Ericsson has published its 22nd Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report, stating that it is on track to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 percent of CO2e per employee by 2017, with a 10 percent reduction achieved in 2014. During 2014, Ericsson...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Karen Henry | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Sports venues that installed LED lighting from Ephesus Lighting have eliminated 34,000 tons of C02 from being emitted into the atmosphere, the LED manufacturer says. This represents a savings of about 45 million kW of energy. Ephesus Lighting estimates...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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This article originally appeared in Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Notwithstanding the Washington Post's inevitable jokes about "fedoras, flannel shirts and beards" outside Hillary Clinton's campaign office "in...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Climate change activist and environmental crusader Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly took six private jet flights in the April-May 2014 time frame. The superstar Hollywood actor spent about $230,000 on these trips that occurred from April 17 through May 31,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Robert Jonathan | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Didn't Jeb Bush ever hear the saying, "Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought of as a fool, then to open your mouth and remove all doubt?" Former...
From: Washington Monthly | By: D.R. Tucker | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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WASHINGTON -- Two days after an appeals court heard a legal challenge to his administration's efforts to curb carbon emissions linked to climate change, President Barack Obama Saturday cited 14 annual worldwide record high temperatures in the...
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