Governance

U.S. Republican Presidential Candidates and Their Carbon Contribution

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July 2, 2015 - A mere two days before the United States celebrates its Independence Day, the Republicans now have 14 definite candidates and 2 to 6 probables who want to be the next President of the country. Of these one, although not a scientist, has stated that global warming is a human problem. That's Senator Lindsey Graham.

What Do Governments Have to Do to Create Low-Carbon Economies?

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June 26, 2015 - National governments today have a lot of balls in the air.

California Isn't the Only State Taking Action on Water

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June 5, 2015 - Like falling dominoes the various states of the Colorado River and Central Basin of the United States are taking action to conserve freshwater in the face of more than four years of continuous drought.

A Way to Speed Up EV Adoption - Get the Power Utilities Involved

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May 29, 2015 - Washington state has a new law that gives power companies a new business opportunity, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Why?

California a Model for the Low Carbon Transition

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May 22, 2015 - California has a lot of negatives going on right now. It is in the middle of the worst drought the state has experienced since records were kept, watching its in-state and out-of-state water reserves dry up. It is over populated and yet still a draw for tens of thousands of illegal immigrant crossing from Mexico each year. And it is perennially in debt.

Scientific Integrity Demanded by Canadian Government Scientists

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May 18, 2015 - In what must be a first for Canadian scientists working in the public service, its union as part of its collective bargaining has demanded that researchers be allowed to speak openly about their work.

Have Our Cake and Eat it Too - Shell Gets Green Light to Drill in the Arctic

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May 12, 2015 - Two stories appeared in today's morning newspaper, seemingly unrelated at first glance.

Business as Usual in the Alberta Oil Patch May be Over

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May 7, 2015 - The election of the New Democrats (NDP), a socialist-leaning party, to lead the province of Alberta may have significant ramifications for Canada in its fight to reduce its carbon emissions. Alberta's oil sands are the largest single emitter of greenhouse gases in the country.

After Paris, What Next for a World Executing a Low Carbon Future Strategy?

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May 5, 2015 - For those who short change the reports that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have issued in the last couple of decades, there are some statistics that might be of interest to you. In the latest assessment, the fifth, 1,217 authors from 92 countries were nominated by their respective governments.

Colorado River Flows to Sea of Cortez as U.S. Southwest Deals with Drought

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April 27, 2015 - It isn't much but even a trickle of water that gets to the sea from the Colorado River is a huge change for Northwestern Mexico, something that has rarely been seen since 1960.

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