Our 21st Century Energy Wars

Global conflicts are increasingly fueled by the desire for oil and natural gas and the funds they generate. Michael T. Klare, professor of international security studies at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts has recently published his latest book, “The Race

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Rich countries subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by $88bn a year

Rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by about $88bn (£55.4bn) a year to explore for new reserves, despite evidence that most fossil fuels must be left in the ground if the world is to avoid dangerous climate

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Earth has 30 years before carbon budget is blown

Governments have 30 years left before the chance of avoiding dangerous levels of global warming is lost, say scientists in the new report Global Carbon Budget. They warn that at current emission rates the levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases will lock in

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Pollution killed 7 million people worldwide in 2012, report finds

Air pollution claimed seven million lives around the world in 2012, according to the report of the World Health Organization. More than one-third of those deaths occurred in fast-developing nations of Asia, where rates of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease have

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Pollution killed 7 million people worldwide in 2012, report finds

Air pollution claimed seven million lives around the world in 2012, according to the report of the World Health Organization. More than one-third of those deaths occurred in fast- developing nations of Asia, where rates of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease

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