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Failure to deal with ethics will make climate engineering unviable

Environmental philosopher warns major ethical, political, legal and social issues around geoengineering must be addressed Continue reading... »
1 August 2014, 00:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Polls show little support for fracking

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31 July 2014, 21:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change

From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful. Continue reading... »
30 July 2014, 07:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Fracking and future energy sources

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30 July 2014, 00:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

EPA to hold public hearings on new rules to cut carbon emissions

Opponents and supporters of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants given chance to make their feelings known. Continue reading... »
29 July 2014, 18:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Delaying climate action will carry heavy economic cost, White House warns

President's council of economic advisers sounds warning over delaying EPA power plant rules in face of industry lobbying. Continue reading... »
29 July 2014, 15:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

IPCC climate change report's findings must be accepted, MPs say

Energy and climate change committee says UN climate science panel processes have improved since last major report. Continue reading... »
29 July 2014, 08:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Nigel Lawson suggests he's not a skeptic, proceeds to deny global warming

Lawson claims that he accepts climate science and only objects to proposed policies, but he denies ongoing global warming. Continue reading... »
28 July 2014, 17:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Largest coal mine in Australia: federal government gives Carmichael go-ahead

Adani's Carmichael coal mine and rail project will dig up and transport about 60m tonnes of coal a year for export, sparking fears for the Great Barrier Reef. Continue reading... »
28 July 2014, 07:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Harvard historian: strategy of climate science denial groups 'extremely successful'

Professor Naomi Oreskes says actions of climate denialists are laying the foundations for the government interventions they fear the most. Continue reading... »
25 July 2014, 03:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to attend major Ban Ki-moon climate summit

US and Chinese heads of state on 'very long list' of leaders confirmed for New York meeting to build momentum for global emissions deal, RTCC reports. Continue reading... »
24 July 2014, 11:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Burning wood for power can be low carbon, UK government finds

Report by energy department's chief scientist unlikely to result in new restrictions on biomass power stations. Continue reading... »
23 July 2014, 19:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Green news roundup: beef, jellyfish and the state of the Great Barrier Reef

The week's top environment news stories and green events. If you're not already receiving this roundup, sign up here to get the briefing delivered to your inbox Continue reading... »
23 July 2014, 16:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

The strange relationship between global warming denial and... speaking English

Polling from IPSO Mori shows US clearly the worst in its climate denial, followed by UK and Australia, reports Climate Desk. Continue reading... »
23 July 2014, 13:31 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Germany, UK and Poland top dirty 30 list of EU coal-fired power stations

Environmental study highlights health affects from pollution, with Germany coming top, and the UK third in total coal consumption. Continue reading... »
22 July 2014, 15:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

George Osborne defeated in attempt to weaken UK carbon budget

Ed Davey says legally-binding target for 2023-2027 the most ambitious in the developed world will not change. Continue reading... »
22 July 2014, 12:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Paterson's 'green blob' tirade reveals the right's problem with climate change

Action on global warming looks like communism to a right wing fringe, resulting in denial, paranoia and delay. Continue reading... »
21 July 2014, 17:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles

A new study shows that when synchronized with El Niño/La Niña cycles, climate models accurately predict global surface warming Continue reading... »
21 July 2014, 17:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters

The world's population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm's way. Continue reading... »
21 July 2014, 14:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email