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On the Road to Green Energy, Germany Detours on Dirty Coal
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Nuclear Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power )

Brian
- 60 days ago - e360.yale.edu
"While Germany continues to expand solar and wind power, the government's decision to phase out nuclear energy means it must rely heavily on the dirtiest form of coal, lignite, to generate electricity. The result: the country's CO2 emissions are rising."
Corporate Interests Behind Ukraine Putsch
World  (tags: Ukraine, US, corporations, businessinterests, coup, BigAG, exploiture, energy )

Angelika
- 118 days ago - consortiumnews.com
Behind the U.S.-backed coup that ousted the democratically elected president of Ukraine are the economic interests of giant corporations - from Cargill to Chevron - which see the country as a potential "gold mine" of profits from agricultural and energy >
UN Climate Talks Reach Timetable on Emissions Planning
World  (tags: climate-change, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, GoodNews, greenhousegases, protection, world, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, middle-east, africa, asia, europe )

JL
- 237 days ago - smartbrief.com
Under the agreement reached Saturday at the United Nations climate talks, governments must announce by the first quarter of 2015 detailed plans to curb carbon emissions.
Syria and the Geopolitics of Oil
World  (tags: geopolitics, controlling oil, energy, #Syria, #NoWarWithSyria, #bloodforoil, US, President, #Obama, military intervention, war, #nowar, #peace, #imperialism, #neocolonialism, #HandsOffSyria )

Brian
- 329 days ago - aljazeera.com
"The global energy market is ruled by geopolitics. With tensions continuing in Egypt, Libya and Iran, and with Syria now added to the mix, things are looking shaky in the Middle East."
Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land Citing Promises, Using Force
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 402 days ago - npr.org
Since the Portuguese conquest centuries ago, Brazil's indigenous population has been subjected to slavery, genocide, murder, land theft and discrimination.
Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity
World  (tags: water, energy, environment, protection, humans, nature, habitat, Sustainabililty, world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, government, politics, society, conflict )

JL
- 407 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ethiopia's long-term hydropower strategy is proving to be both a source of economic sustenance and contention. In becoming Africa's leading power exporter through the construction of a series of dams across the country, Ethiopia could threaten the lives
Brazilian Government Accused Of Failing To Protect Indigenous
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy )

Cal
- 465 days ago - latino.foxnews.com
A British-based Indian rights group said Brazil's government has failed to comply with a court order to protect the Awa indigenous people in the Amazon jungles.
Ecuador Auctions Off Amazon to Chinese Oil Firms
World  (tags: energy, conservation, protection, nature, humans, Sustainabililty, world, china, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, world, society, politics )

JL
- 487 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Indigenous groups claim they have not consented to oil projects, as politicians visit Beijing to publicise bidding process
Peru Declares Environmental State of Emergency in Its Rainforest
World  (tags: destruction, environment, energy, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, trees, ethics, government )

JL
- 487 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Government reports high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds in region that is home to oil field
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Pacific Rubiales to Pull Out of Matsés Territory
World  (tags: fracking, land grab, native rights, politics, protection, environment, destruction, exploitation of resources, ecosystems, energy, destruction, protection, world )

Cal
- 488 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Please email the company's President, urging him to pull out of the Matsés' territory before their lives are destroyed forever.
Why Food Riots Are Likely to Become the New Normal
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, government, water, weather, world, science, food, ethics, economy, 'HUMA )

JL
- 507 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The link between intensifying inequality, debt, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and the global food crisis is undeniable
Ecuador: Amazon Families Split Over Lure of Oil Money
World  (tags: energy, endangered, ecosystems, world, wildlife, Sustainabililty, nature, forests, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, politics, conflict, freedoms, ethics )

JL
- 508 days ago - guardian.co.uk
In Sani Isla, one of the most biodiverse corners of the world, the arrival of Ecuador's biggest oil firm has pitted sister against sister
China's New Leadership Faces Growing Environmental Pressures
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, ethics, government, politics, society, world, energy, globalwarming, globalwarming, climate-change, climatechange, environment, pollution, healthconditions )

JL
- 509 days ago - trust.org
China has been making progress on its targets for the 12th five-year plan to increase the non-fossil fuel share of primary energy consumption to 11.4 percent by 2015.
Reformed UN Formula for Making Planet Greener to Get First Test
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, politics, nature, research, science, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, weather, trees, government, protection, energy, endangered )

JL
- 524 days ago - trust.org
* UNEP annual meeting to open to all nations, up from 58 * Reforms seek to widen authority in tackling green issues
Norway Seeks to Slow Deforestation as Climate "First Aid"
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, GoodNews, ethics, europe, UnitedNations, unitednations, world )

JL
- 580 days ago - trust.org
* Norway to step up short-term fixes for global warming * Says "first aid" needed before global deal kicks in
 

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