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How climate friendly is bike sharing? It’s complicated

How climate friendly is bike sharing? It’s complicated

How many people have traded their car for a bike-share bike? That’s where the certainty ends about how bike-sharing programs benefit the climate.

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The G20 has a crucial role in preventing future energy crises

The G20 has a crucial role in preventing future energy crises

The set of rules that govern world energy markets have not kept pace with the transformations in energy markets that are now happening ever more rapidly.

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Keystone XL will spike oil demand and CO2, study says

Keystone XL will spike oil demand and CO2, study says

A new study says the State Department may have underestimated the Keystone XL pipeline’s CO2 emissions by as much as four times.

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Rio Tinto’s fossil fuel exposure is rapidly diminishing

Rio Tinto’s fossil fuel exposure is rapidly diminishing

Rio Tinto is no longer really a diversified mining and energy conglomerate. It is now more than ever a giant iron ore mining company.

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Aurizon's multi-billion coal gamble makes no financial sense

Aurizon’s multi-billion coal gamble makes no financial sense

Aurizon is set to gamble billions of dollars of its investor’s funds in what is one of the world’s largest potentially stranded fossil fuel assets.

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New report outlines ‘pathways’ to cut cO2 emissions

New report outlines ‘pathways’ to cut cO2 emissions

UN sponsored report says emissions will have to be curbed sharply to keep warming above “safe” levels. They have an ingenious plan.

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Derelict oil, gas wells may be major methane emitters

Derelict oil, gas wells may be major methane emitters

Abandoned wells across the country may be leaking methane and could be a bigger source of climate changing greenhouse gases than previously thought.

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‘Catastrophe’ claim adds fuel to methane debate

‘Catastrophe’ claim adds fuel to methane debate

Cornell University study says oil and gas development need to be cut back immediately to avoid a “global catastrophe”.

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Carbon capture faces hurdles of will, not technology

Carbon capture faces hurdles of will, not technology

How feasible is it for carbon capture and storage to be implemented globally on such a wide scale that it helps to vastly reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

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Huge methane leaks add doubt on gas as ‘bridge’ fuel

Huge methane leaks add doubt on gas as ‘bridge’ fuel

IPCC hails natural gas as transition fuel – but a new study shows potential leakage could mean natural gas will only increase emissions.

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Fossil fuels should be for making stuff, not for energy

Fossil fuels should be for making stuff, not for energy

We might continue to use fossils fuels for making stuff where necessary, but we should stop using them as our go-to energy source.