• U.S. Democrats Fighting Election Battles Ask Greens, ‘Where Are You Guys?’

    • Date: 21/09/10

    Environmentalists who provided money, zeal and manpower to Democrats in 2008 are demoralized this campaign cycle, further fraying the coalition that sent Barack Obama to the White House and gave the party majorities in both houses of Congress. Meanwhile, energy and business interests have ramped up spending by tens of millions of dollars, hoping in […]

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  • Forget Cancun: Climate Deal Postponed Indefinitely

    • Date: 21/09/10

    Noting that “no major breakthrough” was possible at the climate change conference in Cancun, environment minister Jairam Ramesh said that the focus of the international community had now shifted to what measures needed to be taken “post-Cancun”. The minister, who initiated the discussion at the Major Economies Forum in New York yesterday, pointed out that […]

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  • Climate Scepticism Is Sweeping U.S. Elections

    • Date: 20/09/10

    Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe stood on the Senate floor last year to declare 2009 “the year of the skeptic.” Turns out he jumped the gun. This year, a host of Republican Senate hopefuls are trumpeting their rejection of climate science on the campaign trail. Christine O’Donnell became the latest to enter the spotlight last week […]

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  • Climate Concern Slips As Cost Of Green Agenda Grows

    • Date: 20/09/10

    Overall, New Zealanders rank climate change at the bottom of their list of major issues and more people are growing concerned about the costs involved in tackling it, a new survey shows. The telephone poll of 500 people, conducted by UMR Research on behalf of the Greenhouse Policy Coalition, shows climate change rated bottom in […]

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  • Climate Change Falling Off Public Radar, Speakers Say

    • Date: 18/09/10

      Professor Gwyn Prins, Alliance Research Professor, Research and Projects Development Division, London School of Economics at the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alberta Friday, September 17, 2010. Photograph by: Stuart Gradon, Calgary Herald A year after the Copenhagen conference on global warming that failed to produce a comprehensive international agreement to limit greenhouse gas […]

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  • Sen. Inhofe Confident He’ll Be EPW Chairman After Midterm Elections

    • Date: 18/09/10

    The Senate’s top global warming skeptic is confident he’ll reclaim the gavel of the Environment and Public Works Committee next year, and he’s got big plans in store. More News From Greenwire “I’ll be chairman,” Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe said in an interview yesterday. Inhofe was chairman of the panel from 2003 to 2007 and […]

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  • Climategate, IPCC Go On Trial In The US

    • Date: 17/09/10

    Essentially putting global warming science on trial, Texas officials on Thursday expanded their arguments in a lawsuit meant to prevent the federal regulation of greenhouse gases. In motions submitted Thursday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott accused the federal Environmental Protection Agency of relying on faulty […]

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  • EU Will No Longer Commit To Unilateral CO2 Targets

    • Date: 16/09/10

    Whether intended or not, this timing offers the EU the opportunity to make its future climate policy conditional on the moves by the world’s other regional powers. By linking its decision to that of the rest of the world, Europe would begin to act as a mature competitor on the stage of international power diplomacy. It […]

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