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An EU bill bomb but no one thought to tell the prime minister 25.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Confusion reigns over Britains big bill, with some theorising it was deliberately timed to upset Downing Street Continue reading...
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EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 24.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Climate commissioner hails strong signal ahead of global Paris summit but key aspects of deal left vague or voluntary

European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030.

But key aspects of the deal that will form a bargaining position for global climate talks in Paris next year were left vague or voluntary, raising questions as to how the aims would be realised.

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Mexico: Researcher Raises Alert About Environmental Risks in Region With Highest Concentration of Wind Farms in Latin America 17.9.2014 Truthout - All Articles

2014 917 wind 6bThe wind turbines of the Biioxo Wind Farm are located on land that used to be cultivated. (Photo: Santiago Navarro F.)

Southern Mexico's Isthmus of Tehuantepec is the site of the largest concentration of wind farm projects in Latin America. In this interview, biologist Patricia Mora explains what environmental impact studies leave out: the real impacts on regional flora and fauna, and how those negative effects extend beyond Mexico to ecosystems in Central America.

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Eexperts want carbon tax, emissions market 12.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Top economists outlined ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
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How The ‘Black Fingers Of Death’ Can Help Defeat Climate Change 9.9.2014 Think Progres

The quiet push to restore Utah's Great Basin is using a few of nature’s own weapon systems and could have big implications for the fight against climate change.

The post How The ‘Black Fingers Of Death’ Can Help Defeat Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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China Just Got Serious About Global Warming. Now We're Really Out of Excuses. 4.9.2014 Mother Jones
Over the weekend, China announced it was moving forward with plans for a massive, nationwide cap-and-trade program intended to help combat global warming. Here's why China is doing this now, and what we know about the plan so ...
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Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Requires Unity 27.8.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Clive Palmer to host world climate change convention at his resort 18.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Palmer says major international leaders will attend the 17 November event, one day after Brisbanes G20 meeting

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Local Briefs 10.8.2014 Durango Herald
Rotary Club of Durango to meet TuesdaySteve Ruddell of CarbonVerde, LLC will speak to the Rotary Club of Durango at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. After first presenting on the U.S. national climate policy since 2007 and where it is today, Ruddell will talk on how he is helping forestland owners access...
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Washington State Is Gearing Up A System To Cut Its Carbon Emissions 30.7.2014 Think Progres

State officials are considering both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, in a move that would join them with California and some Canadian provinces in a coordinated effort.

The post Washington State Is Gearing Up A System To Cut Its Carbon Emissions appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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California And Mexico Sign Climate Pact During Governor Brown’s Visit 29.7.2014 Think Progres

Not all environmentally oriented groups are as impressed with the governor's Mexican outreach, however.

The post California And Mexico Sign Climate Pact During Governor Brown’s Visit appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Australia will pay dearly for repealing its carbon tax 18.7.2014 New Scientist: Living World
Axing Australia's landmark carbon tax will probably lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions, and a loss of confidence in carbon trading schemes ...
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Direct Action climate policy way off target, industry groups tell Tony Abbott 18.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Prime minister is warned by host of experts that Coalition's policy is not enough to meet 5% emissions reduction target

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Australia's carbon tax is gone: a selection of the cheers, jeers and fears 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

On Thursday morning the Australian Senate voted to repeal the countrys environmental carbon pricing scheme. Below are some of the initial reactions to the move

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The carbon tax is dead and there is nothing credible to take its place 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Almost a decade of bruising debate has led to the absence of any serious policy alternative and paralysis over the way forward

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Carbon tax repealed: a short timeline of Australias long debate about emissions trading 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Fifteen years of discussion papers, taskforces, reports, wrangling, controversy and parliamentary votes

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Clive Palmer's changes may doom proposed emissions trading scheme 15.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Fresh amendments, including the addition of India to list of ETS partners, mean proposal has a bleak future

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Coalition wants to keep senators in their seats to clear bills backlog 15.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Issues yet to be addressed include carbon and mining tax repeals, removal of foreign ownership limits on Qantas and abolition of health agencies

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Clive Palmer switch threatens to blow $9bn hole in budget 7.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

PUP leader to vote against Coalition plans to abolish schoolkids' bonus, the low income super guarantee and welfare bonus

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Bill Shorten vows to tackle climate change despite 'our failure to prosecute' 1.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Labor leader speaks of breakdown in consensus, saying Labor underestimated the 'anti-climate change brigade'

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