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Kathy Chen and Stian Reklev, Reuters, August 31, 2014

(Reuters) - China plans to roll out its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, an official said Sunday, adding that the government is close to finalising rules for what will be the world's biggest emissions trading scheme.

 

Sandra Steingraber, EcoWatch, August 24, 2014

ssteingraberThese are my prepared remarks for a speech I gave at the Boston stop of the People’s Climate March tour, “Building a Movement of Movements: Towards thePeople’s Climate March in NYC.”

EC, The Energy Collective, August 20, 2014

The rise of the Internet means that simple factual issues can be checked quicker than would have been believed possible a generation ago. The rise of social media means that facts are not checked, they are retweeted.

Such is the case with renewable energy in Germany, where it appears almost anything is to be believed.

Chris William, Robert Pollen, Real News Network, July 30, 2014
Summer is in full swing, and there's news now that the world just had its hottest June on record. And it also had its hottest May on record. With growing concern over the burning of fossil fuel affecting climate change, there's been an increased interest in shifting our economy to one that revolves around renewable energy, otherwise as known as a green economy. But is this shift even feasible?Now joining us to get some answers to this question are our two guests.
Chris Williams, Truthout, July 27, 2014

Despite efforts to economically colonize the ancient cultures and peoples that populate Morocco, a strong resistance movement is fighting back.

, Oil Change International, July 9, 2014

A new report by Oil Change International, Cashing in on All of the Above: U.S. Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies under Obama, demonstrates the huge and growing amount of subsidies going to the fossil fuel industry in the U.S. every year. In 2013, the U.S.

Christine Geovanis, June 26, 2014

At the foot of BP Whiting’s tar sands refinery, along the shores of Lake Michigan, sits the century-old East Chicago, Indiana community of Marktown.

Mark Peplow , IEEE Spectrum, June 25, 2014

Five years ago, a new photo voltaic material made a rather low-key entrance on the solar power scene. Methylammonium lead tri-iodide belongs to a family of crystals known as perovskites, and a solar cell made from it converted light into electricity with an efficiency of just 3.8 percent—hardly likely to solve the world’s energy troubles.

Bob Kincaid and Cathy Kunkel, Real News Network, June 16, 2014

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Nafeez Ahmed, The Guardian, June 14, 2014

The latest data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and other sources proves that the oil and gas majors are in deep trouble. Over the last decade, rising oil prices have been driven primarily by rising production costs.

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