Following more than two centuries of fossil-fueled industrialization, an incipient era of carbon-pollution pricing is paying dividends to the climate.
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Could 2015 be the year the ‘dam of denial’ blocking climate action breaks? If it is, it won’t be due to politics, but to the market waking up to the economic threat posed by climate change and the economic opportunity in the inevitable decline of fossil fuels.
The evidence stacks up that investing in coal is not just an environmental disaster but also a fundamentally myopic investment decision.
Clean energy is growing again in the U.S. as investments in renewables increased in 2014 after a two-year decline.
If built, the Keystone XL pipeline would send about 800,000 barrels of Canadian tar sands oil per day to refineries in Texas.
There are fairly easy ways to dramatically slow our methane emissions — if we make the commitment to do so.
Technological progress has been brutal to the yellow pages and compact discs. Coal may be headed the same way in the U.S.
6 years ago, Pope Benedict XVI installed more than 1,000 solar panels on the Vatican’s audience hall, helping him earn him the sobriquet of the “Green Pope”. Pope Francis may just go one step further. He could tip the balance against fossil fuels, as the world’s wealthiest institution takes on the world’s most powerful industry.
From India’s ‘saffron revolution’ to SA’s day of 100% renewables, to energy storage and Tony Abbott’s cuddle with coal. It’s our most read stories of 2014.