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The first unveil of our unapologetically subjective annual rankings includes a newsman, an energy emissary, and a rapperThe post The Maclean’s 2014 Power List, Part 1 appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's (D-RI) new bill uses the most economically efficient means of cutting emissions. But the size of the fee and the use of revenues could be improved.The post A New Carbon Tax Bill In The Senate Comes With Both Promise And Problems...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Green Bean looks toward the holidays with a shovel in hand.It is that time of year again. While I am all about less gifts, less consumption, more experiences, if you really want to buy me or any other gardener a present this year, here is what people...
From: Green Phone Booth | By: Green Bean | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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See OceanDiver's post about these swans. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Americans want President Barack Obama and Congress to do something to limit carbon emissions, but when presented with an option to do so, they don’t like it, according to the latest WSJ/NBC News poll out Wednesday.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Reid J. Epstein | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Brazil's carbon dioxide emissions have risen for the first time in a decade, mainly due to increased deforestation, the Climate Observatory said Wednesday.
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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I am a little reluctant to remind everyone about the so-called “Climategate” incident that was sparked this day five years ago. Many people, in the end, were embarrassed by this major attack on climate change scientists when it turned out to be...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Kevin Grandia | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Carbon is getting priced, and this map shows you where.
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Facing a run-off election next month, Mary Landrieu fell one vote short in her bid to pass a bill approving construction of the oil pipeline. She was likely to lose her seat anyway....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes or reducing carbon emissions....
From: Free Republic | By: Returers | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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A report released Wednesday shows that two in three Americans support strict restrictions on carbon emissions at America’s coal-fired power...
From: The New Republic | By: Elaine Teng | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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If you asked a scientist to create a test-tube liberal, chances are his product couldn’t hold a candle to Maria Luisa Tucker. Tucker, a new mother, is celebrating the arrival of her little bundle of joy by mooning over the “environmental impact of...
From: Free Republic | By: Life News | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Pollution is still rising despite world pledges to cut carbon emissions, and more action is needed to rein in climate change in the coming years, a UN report said Wednesday.
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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As part of our ongoing series on carbon offsets, it’s time to peel back another layer and look at how entities determine exactly what their carbon footprint is, so that they know how much they want to offset.
From: Triple Pundit | By: RP Siegel | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: Sometimes, good news points to a larger truth. In New York, the good news I’m referring to, announced last Wednesday, is that two upstate communities will each become home to a 78-megawatt...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Jackson Morris | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Some of his party's leaders want the president to save them.
From: Outside the Beltway | By: James Joyner | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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This one-stop green-renovation shop is really improving home improvement. Sorry Lowe's.
From: Grist | By: Sam Bliss | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Nestlé’s on-site anaerobic digestion plant is supplying about 8 percent of the factory’s electricity demand and has eliminated its solid waste handling costs one year after commissioning. The on-site bio-energy plant was designed and built by Clearfleau...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the US pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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In 2007, when Google unveiled its initiative to make renewable energy competitive with coal, called RE<C, it represented a major breakthrough for the industry. The tech giant said it was prepared to invest tens of millions of dollars to boost emerging...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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House lawmakers passed legislation Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline to bring carbon-intensive tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast. The Senate is expected to vote this week on a similar pro-Keystone bill backed by...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Severe, pervasive, and irreversible. Those are three words you definitely do not want to hear said in relation to global warming. But that’s how the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) characterizes what’s coming if we don’t clean...
From: Seventh Generation | By: the Inkslinger | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday warned that next year's landmark climate change summit in Paris will fail if world leaders decide to put cutting carbon emissions ahead of economic growth....
From: Reuters | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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The new climate goals that Barack Obama and Xi Jinping announced from Beijing last week met with mixed reactions. While some heralded it as a “game changer,” others
From: China Digital Times | By: josh rudolph | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) –- Keystone XL pipeline project supporters were handed a defeat Tuesday evening as approval for the controversial project was rejected in the U.S. Senate by the narrowest of margins. As a result, President Obama's previously anticipated...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Staff, Jon Hurdle and Carlton Wilkinson | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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This is as beautiful to watch as it is worrisome.
From: Grist | By: Madeleine Thomas | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC: As the Senate debates the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, proponents of the Keystone XL tar pipeline are pushing discredited talking points. The move would skip over the essential executive...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Anthony Swift | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Avinash Kar, Senior Attorney & Director of Policy and Research, India Initiative, International Program, San Francisco: India Green News is a selection of news highlight about environmental and energy issues in India Compiled by Ariel Cooper Week...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Avinash Kar | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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1. Fuck you, Canada. (Or maybe just certain areas of Alberta.)2. Someone at The Daily Caller (motto: "Twisting news stories like they're bowties under Tucker Carlson's fifth chin"), Michael Bastard or something, must have thought he was oh-so-very-clever...
From: Rude Pundit | By: Rude One | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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The Republican energy agenda goes far beyond Keystone.
From: Grist | By: Michael T. Klare | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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China needs to hit its "peak coal" use by 2020 if it is to fulfil its commitment to end growth in climate-warming carbon emissions by the end of the next decade, an influential government think tank said on Tuesday....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges in the US pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions. The GM brand will retire the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Research shows that a carbon tax on the transportation and heating sectors, if properly designed, would increase disposable income and jobs for state residents.The post How A Carbon Tax In This Tiny State Would Cut Pollution And Add Thousands Of Jobs...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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In today's On the News segment: Neuroscience may understand how another round of new climate-deniers got elected to Congress; next time you visit a salon, your hair style may come with a side of toxic chemicals; a Texas Oil Regulator says she won't respect...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Becoming a sustainable business starts with gaining a comprehensive understanding of a company’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many of the world’s major companies are consistently making big improvements to the way they measure and report the emissions...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jennifer Hermes | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It's party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president already...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Watching the battle between Obama and a Republican Congress for two years may shake Americans' faith in the Framers....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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What a change a few years makes. For those of us concerned about climate change, seven years ago marked a low-point. It was a time where no meaningful actions had been taken to reduce carbon pollution and prepare our nation and the world for the threat...
From: Skeptical Science | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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We need a constant barrage of reports on the bottom-line effects of climate change that drive home the reality that this is a pocket-book issue.
From: Reuters | By: Steven Brill | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Felix B writes:*EU rules on carbon emissions require car manufactures to reduce their average car to a maximum of 130 grams of CO2 per kilometre by 2015, and 95 grams per kilometre by 2021. The scheme that is used to measure the fuel economy figures...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Information and communication technologies firm Dimension Data says it will use technology to reduce its clients’ carbon footprint by 1.8 million tons more than the group itself produces, and prevent 4,000 tons of electronic waste from going to landfill....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Columbus Dispatch: Why Don't Some Ohio Officials Want You to Read This Report on 'Green’ Energy Jobs? A state agency paid almost $435,000 for a survey to tally clean-energy jobs in Ohio but never released the results. The Ohio Development Services...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to hit its "peak coal" use by 2020 if it is to fulfill its commitment to end growth in climate-warming carbon emissions by the end of the next decade, an influential government think tank said on Tuesday....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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“We have to look at both sides of the meter,” said Leslie Glustrom, pointing at a chart of Boulder’s carbon emissions that, despite tremendous work and city effort to reduce carbon emissions, showed marginal gains.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Hannah Miller | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott told G20 leaders that he is “standing up for coal,” and refused to put climate change on the G20’s agenda for its summit meeting last week, according to the Guardian. The move left Australia’s government...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Justin Streight | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Lies and deceptions surrounding the manufactured global warming crisis created for political and financial gain at the expense of millions of people The area south of Buffalo, New York was buried this week in 76 inches of snow, quite possibly the largest...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Pardon me for being confused. Two weeks ago, voters turned the Senate and several state houses over to Republicans and increased the GOP majority in the House. Now, in a new Wall Street Journal-NBC News poll, (firewall) Americans have firmly embraced—a...
From: TaxVox | By: Howard Gleckman | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, Florida’s Rick Scott, and Maine’s Paul LePage were all vulnerable -- and they all triumphed anyway....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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