Governance

West Virginia Legislators Bury Heads in Coal in Repealing Renewable 25% Target

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January 26, 2015 - While much of the rest of the world sees reductions in the use of coal and other fossil fuel energy sources as critical to a low carbon future, it appears West Virginia is trending in the opposite direction.

 

 

A New Canal Across Nicaragua - A Good or Bad Thing

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January 15, 2015 - A 277 kilometer (172 mile) proposed interoceanic canal, the proposed route seen on the map below, represents one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects to be undertaken this century. The estimated cost is $50 billion USD.

Even Among Business Conservatives the Case for a Carbon Tax is Accepted

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January 5, 2015 - Taxing carbon has been seen as a bad idea by business and financial conservatives for a long time. But it seems with the Paris global climate agreement on the agenda this year that opposition to carbon taxes is waning.

Lima Climate Agreement - The Nations of the World Respond to Climate Change

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December 14, 2014 - Two weeks of meetings in Lima, Peru have ended with 190 countries coming to agreement to address climate change on a nation-by-nation basis. Called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) they will form the foundation for climate action from 2020 onward.

Canadian Investment in Renewables Surpasses That of the Oil Sands

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December 3, 2014 - Yesterday CBC News reported a study on the state of green energy technology in the country.

China Experiments with Smart Cities

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November 29, 2014 - Cities are where human ingenuity is demonstrating how to address climate change and implement smart green solutions.

In the Absence of Governments Agreeing to Carbon Reductions What Can the Rest of Us Do?

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November 24, 2014 - I ask the above question in light of a headline that appeared in the Sunday edition of the Toronto Sun, "Girl, 11, nabbed in B.C. Kinder Morgan pipeline protest."

Science and Climate the Losers in American Midterm Elections

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November 5, 2014 - The American public voting in the midterm elections have rendered a verdict against science and against reducing carbon. They may have done this inadvertently edged on by fear, uncertainty and doubt from the propaganda spewing across the airwaves about a rising Islamic caliphate terror threat, and Ebola in America.

European Union Plans to Cut Greenhouse Gases by 40% by 2030

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October 24, 2014 - The original goal was to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 20% from 1990 levels by the year 2020. But the

Who Has a Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap? Guess!

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October 21, 2014 - Don't know the answer. Well it's the people who occupy the biggest building in the world, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

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