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Global warming

Going nuclear-free: Germany smashes solar power world record (PHOTOS)
Germany’s solar power plants produced a record 22 gigawatts of energy on Friday, equivalent to the output of 20 nuclear plants. The country is already a world-leader in solar power and hopes to be free of nuclear energy by 2022.

27.05.2012 12:36

All-consumin’ humans use 50% more than planet can offer – report
We ask for more than what we have: humans are currently using the equivalent of one-and-a-half Earths to support our activities. Since 1970, humanity has destroyed almost one third of Earth’s biodiversity, says the World Wildlife Fund.

15.05.2012 13:23

Sweltering Earth: Dangerous global warming awaits the planet in next forty years – report
Rising carbon dioxide levels will most likely cause the global average temperature to rise two degrees by 2052, the Club of Rome think tank has said in a report.

09.05.2012 02:36

Germany finds weeds on path to ‘greener’ future
Germany’s accelerated shift away from atomic energy to renewable resources will cause a significant power gap over the next few years. The lack of a coherent post-nuclear strategy and bureaucratic hurdles cast doubt over the country’s “green” future.

06.05.2012 07:21

Earth Day around the world (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Tens of millions of people across the world have taken part in the world’s foremost environmental festival – Earth Day. But organizers say any festivities should be laced with a warning.

22.04.2012 20:10

Going North: Chinese PM in Iceland seeking influence in Arctic
China's premier Wen Jiabao has arrived in Iceland at the beginning of his European tour. While China says it is mainly interested in geothermal energy technology, many think the country is eager to lay its hands on the Arctic’s wealth of resources.

20.04.2012 18:08

Earth Hour: LIVE UPDATES (PHOTOS)

31.03.2012 15:51

Call of darkness: Earth Hour casts shadow over globe (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Hour by hour, the Earth slowly plunged into darkness on Saturday. The dimming of lights is a symbolic gesture calling on the people to seek a better balance between humanity’s desire for consumption and the planet’s ability to sustain it.

31.03.2012 09:52

BP oil spill continues to kill
The infamous oil spoil which gushed for 86 days in the Gulf of Mexico continues to have a rippling effect on the ecosystem.

27.03.2012 23:12

Mainstream media forgot climate change craze
After years of persistent humming about the dangers of climate change, the mainstream media in America seems to have its mouth sewn on the issue. In the absence of a satisfactory explanation for this, the public now holds the government responsible.

24.03.2012 07:56

Obama flip-flops on Keystone XL pipeline
Amid the skyrocketing US gas prices, President Obama is paying a visit to Cushing, Oklahoma which is home to America’s largest oil storage hub, to announce his new energy policy and to accelerate the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

21.03.2012 22:30

Russians organize holiday celebrating cold
Russia has launched a new eco-holiday to raise global warming awareness. Organizers hope the UN will recognize Cold Protection Day by 2016.

29.02.2012 19:16

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