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U.S. Trying to Increase Gas Exports as Political Tool

[Today in dumb ideas -ed.]:

UPDATE 2-Obama tells EU to do more to cut reliance on Russian gas

Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:15pm EDT

U.N. climate chief urges radical clean-up of oil, gas industry

U.N. climate chief urges radical clean-up of oil, gas industry

OSLO Thu Apr 3, 2014 7:49am EDT

Approval of Line 9B bringing tar sands oil to New England's doorstep

Approval of Line 9B puts Canadian communities at risk while bringing tar sands oil to New England's doorstep

 

[http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ddroitsch/today_canadas_energy_and_pipel.html]

Underground Coal Gasification - The Next Disaster

Fire in the hole: After fracking comes coal

(Image: Simon Pemberton)

J31 - Intercontinental Day of Action Against TPP & Corporate Globalization

 

Climate change safeguarded in TPP environment chapter

Climate change safeguarded in TPP environment chapter

January 15, 2014 - 11:12am

U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

  U.N.

Sluggish Economy Prompts Europe to Reconsider Its Intentions on Climate Change

Sluggish Economy Prompts Europe to Reconsider Its Intentions on Climate Change

Palau: Will fleeing home be the last resort as the climate changes?

KAROR, PALAU, 14 January 2014 (IRIN) - Salustiano Albert has lived in Palau, an archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean comprising over 500 islands, for more than three decades. Part of his family home, where three generations live, used to be flooded regularly by the tides, but in the past few years his entire house has been inundated.

Battery offers new hope to renewables

By Tim Radford - Climate News Network reposted from an original story

It sounds like a seminal step towards unlocking the potential of renewables - a research team has high hopes it has found a cheap and effective way of storing huge amounts of energy.

LONDON, 10 January - Scientists in the US think they may be on the track of a new kind of battery technology that could store huge reserves of energy.

One of the great problems of renewable energy generators such as photovoltaic cells and wind turbines is that they can’t respond to demand.