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Returns on Divestments?

I believe we’re at a point where renewables are going to continue becoming more affordable while fossil fuels continue to get more expensive, and more risky.

EPA Carbon Rules, Climate Progress? - headlines

•Here’s Why The Carbon Regulations EPA Will Announce Monday Are So Important •A guide to Obama's new rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants •EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants •Obama's New Plan To Fight Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal

UN Panel Looks to Renewables As the Key to Stabilizing Climate

In its latest report, the IPCC makes a strong case for a sharp increase in low-carbon energy production, especially solar and wind, and provides hope that this transformation can occur in time to hold off the worst impacts of global warming.

UK international commitments on climate change are incompatible with the development of a national shale gas industry

Shale gas is indisputably a high-carbon energy source.

Time to stop investing in carbon capture and storage

Government investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a large and expensive fossil-fuel subsidy with a low probability of eventual societal benefit.

Energy Crunch: Energy round-up: why the government should stick to its carbon budget

Weakening the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget has no legal basis and would be economically damaging.

Zero Emissions by 2050

Is it feasible to have zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050? Yes!

Oil Shale: Looming Threat to Western Wildlands

Oil shales, if they live up to proponents’ expectations and can be produced commercially, could change the economic and political fortunes of the United States and transform the geopolitical map of the world.

Climate, resilience and geopolitics - headlines

•Obama Administration Takes Action on Climate ‘Resilience’ •Global security in the age of climate responsibility •Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies •CO2 levels hit record high •How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart …

Beyond Keystone XL: Why One Maine Town Is On The Front Lines Of The Battle Against Tar Sands

On Tuesday, approximately 25,000 residents of South Portland will decide the future of what could soon become America’s next tar sands pipeline. Not Keystone XL; the Portland-Montreal Pipeline.

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