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Carbon Capture Is Going To Become Critical

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The Environment

Interstellar Energy Cloud may be as much to Blame for Climate Change as CO2 Emissions

Jan 10, 2012 at 17:02 | James Burgess

For years climate change has been blamed on global warming, which has in turn been blamed on green-house gases produced from the combustion of fossil fuels. However there is another…

In Warning to Polluters, Brazil to Impose Record Fine on Chevron and Transocean

Dec 21, 2011 at 12:16 | John Daly

On 8 November oil began leaking from well 9-FR-50DP-RJS in 3,930 feet of water in Brazil’s Campo de Frade offshore field, 230 miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro state in…

Startling the Global Community, Canada Withdraws from the Kyoto Convention

Dec 14, 2011 at 18:01 | John Daly

Canada has announced its intention to withdraw from the Kyoto treaty on greenhouse gas emissions (GGE), sandbagging the other signatories to the convention. The Kyoto protocol, initially adopted in Kyoto,…

A Look at Why the Durban Climate Talks Failed

Dec 12, 2011 at 20:21 | Post Carbon

Why did the Durban climate talks fail? Ultimately, the culprit is the near-universal pursuit of economic growth. All the major players want growth: the US, because it’s still pulling out…

Insurance Companies Feeling the Effects of Climate Change

Dec 12, 2011 at 07:46 | Peter Sinclair

Environmentalists are not the only ones who worry as projections about climate change keep getting worse and worse. So do insurance companies, which feel the effects financially as the pace…

BP Accuses Halliburton of Destroying Evidence of its Involvement in the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Dec 07, 2011 at 17:55 | Energy Digital

BP claims Halliburton Energy Services Inc. intentionally destroyed evidence that proved the firm shared the blame for last year's massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. According to BP's federal court…

Global Warming Naysayers Says the Heat is On!

Dec 04, 2011 at 21:46 | Barry Stevens

The subject of Climate Change and Global Warming has a polarizing effect in the U.S. Like religion, you either believe or don’t believe. Strong sentiments resonate on both sides. It…

Could Geo-Engineering Solve all our Climate Fears?

Dec 01, 2011 at 16:50 | Peter Sinclair

Gio-engineering a.k.a climate engineering is the study of how to manipulate the planets climate to counter act the effect of global warming. This video describes various strategies to achieve this,…

Is Climate Change Real? Take a Look at the Science Before you Decide

Nov 01, 2011 at 08:50 | Tom Murphy

Today, we’re going to make the world less comfortable, in two easy steps that each of you can do at home. Step 1 shows how easy it is to account…

Global Warming Debate Finally Over? Five Questions For Richard Muller

Oct 26, 2011 at 07:29 | MasterResource

In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, The Case Against Global-Warming Skepticism, California Berkeley physicist Richard A. Muller describes the results from a recent re-examination of climate records and…

Arctic Ice Melting Rapidly - Yet Global Warming is Slowing

Oct 12, 2011 at 07:33 | MasterResource

The numbers are in for this year’s summer sea ice extent in the Arctic Ocean. By most measures the ice loss in 2011 came in a close second to…

Carbon Dioxide May Destroy All Coral Reefs by the End of the Century

Sep 19, 2011 at 15:42 | Science Progress

A new book out this week by United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health leader Peter Sale predicts that coral reefs will be wiped off the face of…

Switching to Renewable Energy Could SPEED UP Global Warming

Sep 13, 2011 at 07:42 | Robert Rapier

Study: Coal-Fired Power Plants Emit Pollutants That Keep the Earth CoolLast week a new study reported that replacing coal with natural gas might actually worsen climate change in…

Battling Climate Change by Restoring Land Contaminated by Chernobyl

Sep 09, 2011 at 07:27 | Christopher Cundy

An NGO is developing an emissions reduction project in Belarus that will restore peatland contaminated by fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear accident. APB Birdlife Belarus is tapping the carbon markets…

Sea Levels are Not Rapidly Rising - Nature Disagrees with IPCC

Sep 08, 2011 at 07:57 | MasterResource

“The short-term rate of global sea level rise has decreased by about 25% since the release of the AR4—and a new paper shows that some 15% of the observed rise…

A Look at Oil Spills and Oil Spill Prevention

Aug 18, 2011 at 07:58 | Andy Soos

Leaks happen whether anyone wants them to or not. All that can be done is to try to anticipate them and prevent them by useful maintenance and repairs before the…

Climate Change Policy and Data Manipulation

Jul 12, 2011 at 07:48 | Stuart Burns

The whole issue of climate change and government policy in response to global warming remains an issue of immense importance to the metals industry. As major consumers of energy and…

Emissions Targets in Doubt as CO2 Levels Reach Highest in History

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:02 | EcoSeed

The International Energy Agency reported that global carbon dioxide emissions reached its highest record in history last year, casting doubts whether various governments can meet the target emission level set.…

The Mirage of Western Countries Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Apr 29, 2011 at 08:05 | David Gabel

In many developed nations, increased energy efficiency has effectively lowered emissions of carbon dioxide. However, the cuts in advanced economies are merely an illusion, as manufacturing and dirty industries have…

Food Yields and Climate Change

Apr 11, 2011 at 07:59 | Green Futures

Even in rich countries, the shadow of food insecurity has returned, threatening to bring to an end a golden era of plenty. It had been quite a success story, with…

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