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19 Jan 2017

Canada’s Trudeau Is Under Fire For His Record on Green Issues

by ED STRUZIK
After 10 years of a fossil-fuel friendly Conservative government, many Canadians welcomed the election of Justin Trudeau as prime minister. But Trudeau’s decisions to approve two oil pipelines and a major gas facility have left some questioning just how green the new leader really is. READ MORE

18 Jan 2017

How Far Can Technology Go To Stave Off Climate Change?

by DAVID BIELLO
With carbon dioxide emissions continuing to rise, an increasing number of experts believe major technological breakthroughs —such as CO2 air capture — will be necessary to slow global warming. But without the societal will to decarbonize, even the best technologies won’t be enough. READ MORE

12 Jan 2017

Republican Who Led EPA Urges Confronting Trump on Climate

by CHRISTIAN SCHWäGERL
William K. Reilly, a Republican and one-time head of the EPA, is dismayed that a climate change skeptic has been named to lead his former agency. But in a Yale e360 interview, he insists environmental progress can be made despite resistance from the Trump administration. READ MORE

05 Jan 2017

How Costa Rica Is Moving Toward a Green Economy

by DIANE TOOMEY
With nearly all its electricity generated from renewables, Costa Rica has now set its sights on decarbonizing the transportation sector. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, green-energy activist Monica Araya explains how her country can wean itself entirely off fossil fuels. READ MORE

04 Jan 2017

New Look at Rivers Reveals The Toll of Human Activity

by JIM ROBBINS
A recent outbreak of a deadly fish parasite on the Yellowstone River may have seemed unremarkable. But a new wave of research shows the episode was likely linked to the cumulative impact of human activities that essentially weakened the Yellowstone’s "immune system." READ MORE

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e360 digest

18 Jan 2017: For Third Year in a Row, Earth Experiences Record-Breaking Temperatures

17 Jan 2017: China Cancels Plans for 100 New Coal-Fired Power Plants

12 Jan 2017: A Bay in Denmark May Hold The Global Record for Carbon Storage

12 Jan 2017: Republican Who Led EPA Urges Confronting Trump on Climate

11 Jan 2017: First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant in U.S. is Now Fully Operational

06 Jan 2017: U.S. Likely to Become Exporter Of Energy by 2026, New Report Says

05 Jan 2017: Natural Disasters Caused $55 Billion in Damage in North America in 2016

05 Jan 2017: Interview: In Costa Rica, Momentum Builds for a Clean-Energy Economy

04 Jan 2017: Scientists Confirm Once Again That Global Warming Hiatus Never Happened

03 Jan 2017: Indian Industrial Plant Converts Captured CO2 Into Baking Soda


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