Climate Change

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Survey: Californians support efforts to combat global warming, but not the price tag

Justin Sullivan/Rows of wind turbines are seen at the Altamont Pass wind farm May 16, 2007 in Byron, California.A strong majority of Californians support the state's efforts to combat global warming — unless those efforts lead to higher gas and energy ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Biomass carbon calculator to help developers source sustainably

A new tool for calculating the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity has been released by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (Decc).Decc claims that a large proportion of the biomass feedstock used ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Poll: Only Germans Think They Are Helping to Fix Global Warming

near Werder, Germany. Sean Gallup—Germans have a pretty high opinion of themselves when it comes to environmental stewardship, according to a recent TIME poll, but their pride might be a little premature.From among six large countries surveyed in a recent ... [Published Time - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 12 reports

Oil tank car phase-out sought

The federal government proposed Wednesday to phase out thousands of older rail tank cars to prevent the repeat of fiery crashes.Local politicians generally supported the changes. But both the rail industry and some environmentalists opposed the suggested ... [Published Record Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

US proposes new oil train rules. Will they rein in spills? (+video)

The US proposed new rules on oil trains Wednesday in an effort to improve the safety of transporting crude oil by rail across the the country. Domestic oil and gas production has boomed in recent years, causing energy companies to ship fuels via trains ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

To cut carbon emissions, give communities rights to forest land - report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Giving forest communities secure rights to their land is an effective but underused way to limit carbon emissions from deforestation, a report showed on Thursday.Communities are far more likely to stop trees being ... [Published AlertNet - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Himark BioGas To Build 3 Anaerobic Digestion Plants

Himark BioGas International has signed an agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction, and start-up of three integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) and fertilizer plants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The AD plants will recycle food ... [Published American Fuels - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 11 reports

Climate Change Impacting Antarctic Fur Seals

Fur seals are fighting to survive adverse impacts of climate but not able to pass this fitness down generations.Wikimedia Commons/MousseAdapt and Survive is the name of the game when it comes to climate change for most species. This holds true for Antarctic ... [Published International Business Times UK - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

Smartphone charging contributes to global warming

Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smartphones charging emits greenhouse gases that cause global warming. ... [Published Ani News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 12 reports

Zoo in Argentina refuses to transfer 'world's saddest polar bear' to Canada despite online campaign

Argentina's only remaining captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by almost 700,000 people calling for it to be transferred to Canada.Scientists and animal rights activists have been attempting to move Arturo the 28-year-old ... [Published itv.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 29 reports

Brussels puts 30% energy savings target on the table for 2030

The European Commission on Wednesday (23 July) proposed reducing the bloc's energy use by 30% by 2030, leaving it up to EU heads of states to decide whether or not to endorse the target at a forthcoming summit in October.The EU executive has been considering ... [Published EurActiv.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 9 reports

EPA head defends CO2 rule at Senate hearing

Washington, 23 July (Argus) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy today defended her agency's plan for regulating CO2 emissions from power plants during her first congressional testimony since the proposal was issued last ... [Published Argus Media - 19 hours ago]

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"The Marshall Islands illustrates that, but even more so it is important to think about how the weather has changed in *your* place, and how your own lives will be affected in years to come. If we're trying to get people engaged with the issue of climate change, it's important to talk about things that they already value. For instance, in Canada, strange winters recently have people worried about the ice hockey season. Is the hockey season as important, say, the drought in the northern Marshall Islands? No. But it's something people care about and it's a way in. You have to start where people are."
According to the Guardian, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, the president and chief executive of Lego, has said : "as we expand globally, we are determined to leave a positive impact on society, and the planet that our children will inherit." Perhaps that's one reason LEGO recently released its 2014 City Arctic Sets, complete with ice blocks and polar bears...
"Any food in the freezer should stay frozen for approximately 8 hours. Do not open the freezer door unless you have to. Check the food when the power is back on to make sure it has not thawed. If it has, do not re-freeze it. You may be able to claim on your household contents insurance for lost food."
...K Vijayanand told The Hindu that coal shortage was not confined to the State and it was impacting thermal powerpower plants across the country. "It is just a hand to mouth existence for the APGenco as of now" he said

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The Demographics Of Denialism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 2 hours ago]
Climate-change skepticism appears to be especially common in Anglophone countries: Not only is the United States clearly the worst in its climate denial, but Great Britain and Australia are second and third worst, respectively. Canada, meanwhile, ...
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The White House is getting a new spokesman for energy and climate issues.Frank Benenati, formerly of the Office of Management and Budget's press office, will be the new White House press secretary on energy issues. Benenati replaces Matt Lehrich,... ...
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