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The cooling towers of a coal-powered power plant in the suburbs of Beijing. China's Shenhua Group will build the largest coal-fired power station in Asia over the next five years, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday, as the country struggles to meet its energy needs. China's Shenhua Group will build the largest coal-fired power station in Asia over the next five years, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday, as the country struggles to meet its energy needs.
I'm aware that the usual recipe for political effectiveness is just the opposite: to be cynical, calculating, an insider. But if you think, as I do, that we need deep change in this country, then cynicism is a sucker's bet. Try as hard as you can, you're never going to be as cynical as the corporations and the harem of politicians they pay for.
AFP - Chanting "Amandla," the rallying cry of the South African anti-apartheid movement, thousands of people marched through the streets of Durban Saturday calling for "climate justice."
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Food and Water Access- the Growing World Crisis
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The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday granted Royal Dutch Shell air pollution permits the company needs to begin drilling in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast next year.
Is Cargill switching production to all tainted turkey all the time?
WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama decided Thursday not to impose trade sanctions against Iceland, despite saying that its whale hunts were undermining international efforts to preserve the ocean giants. Obama chose to order the State Department and Commerce Department to keep Iceland’s whaling activities under review and to urge the government in Reykjavik to halt the practice.
Fifteen months after BP's crippled Macondo Well in the Gulf of Mexico caused one of the worst environmental disasters in US history, oil and oil sheen covering several square kilometers of water are surfacing not far from BP's well. Al Jazeera flew to the area on Sunday, September 11, and spotted a swath of silvery oil sheen, approximately 7 km long and 10 to 50 meters wide, at a location roughly 19 km northeast of the now-capped Macondo 252 well.
Fine dry dust scatters in the wind as Wayua Mwanza slams a hoe into parched soil where rains - feeble ones at that - last fell in April. The 36-year-old mother of three is digging a hole known as a zai pit.
On August 30, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson concluded a big oil and gas deal with Rosneft president Eduard Khudainatov in the Russian seaside resort of Sochi. The world’s largest private energy company had made the biggest deal in Russian history between any foreign energy company and the largest state-dominated oil company.
A report at the Atlantic Wire on the growing scandal surrounding Solyndra begins, “On Wednesday, the bankruptcy of a solar power company in California with political ties to the Obama Administration appeared to be a story about the difficulties of nurturing green businesses in a cutthroat economy.”
24 Hours of Reality will broadcast a presentation by Gore every hour for 24 hours across 24 time zones from Wednesday to Thursday, Reuters reported.
Energy & Sustainability :: Climatewire :: September 12, 2011 :: :: Email :: Print Efforts to capture the CO2 from making ethanol could help develop the technology for coal-fired power plants By Christa Marshall and ClimateWire
This evening, President Obama spoke to the nation about jobs and confirmed that he will not let the economic crisis be used to roll back environmental protections.
As many as 100 people are feared dead in a fire caused by a leaking fuel pipeline in a densely populated area of Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, according to police.