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Not even Obama’s national security argument can make partisans agree about climate  
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
It’s hard to believe these days that during the 2012 campaign season, many liberals and environmentalists were busy criticizing President Obama for his alleged “climate silence” — his apparent unwillingness     Add Comment

Coal’s Worst Fears Affirmed in Analysis of Obama Climate Plan 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
(Bloomberg) -- A new government analysis of President Barack Obama’s signature effort to fight climate change affirms what critics suspected: the proposal could further weaken an already battered coal     Add Comment

Fossil-Fuel Divestment Gains Momentum With Axa Selling Coal 
La Repubblica - 5/22/2015
(Updates with Axa policy in ninth paragraph.) Axa SA Chief Executive Officer Henri de Castries said he’s working to sell 500 million euros ($559 million) of coal assets and triple “green investments”
Fossil-Fuel Divestment Gains With Axa Selling Coal La Repubblica
Fossil-Fuel Divestment Picks Up Momentum With AXA Selling Coal Washington Post
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Obama Climate Change Plan Seen Doubling Coal Plant Closures 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
(Updates with information on electricity prices in second paragraph.) Electricity prices would increase by an average of 7 percent by 2025, according to the analysis released by the Energy Information
Obama Climate Change Plan Seen Doubling Coal Plant Closures (1) Bloomberg New Energy Finance
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German CO2 emissions in 2014 down 4.1 pct in EU trade scheme 
Reuters UK - 5/22/2015
* National reduction figure just below overall EU trend * 2014 was warmest year since start of records * Energy utilities cut emissions by 5.5 percent FRANKFURT, May 22 (Reuters) - German carbon     Add Comment

Green tech as aid is vital, says Girardin 
Korea Joongang Daily - 5/22/2015
Korea’s role in the global battle against climate change relies heavily on supplying green technology and the knowledge of how to use it to developing countries, stressed Annick Girardin, the French minister     Add Comment

The Insiders: The Islamic State is entirely a creation of Obama’s policies 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
As reported by Robert Costa in The Washington Post , Republicans are blaming the president not only for allowing the Islamic State to develop as a terrorist organization in the first place, but also for     Add Comment

Who are the first victims of climate change? 
CNN - 5/22/2015
Six degrees Celsius of warming may not sound like much -- probably because "temperatures can swing by 6 degrees within an hour if a warm front passes, and it doesn't mean the end of the world," said Mark     Add Comment

Shareholders Vote for Greenhouse Gas Reductions at Midwest Utilities 
Reuters - 5/22/2015
PR Newswire OAKLAND, Calif., May 22, 2015 OAKLAND, Calif. Both FirstEnergy and Great Plains Energy use high levels of coal and release significant levels of carbon, the main pollutant behind climate     Add Comment

Global media group to collaborate on climate change coverage 
CHINAdaily USA - 5/22/2015
More than two dozen media organizations, including China Daily, have created a global media association to collaborate on climate-related coverage ahead of the UN's Climate Change Summit in Paris in December.     Add Comment

Shareholder Pressure Increasing Over Climate Change Risks 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
(Updates with Axa CEO in fifth paragraph.) Philippe Desfosses, chief executive officer of ERAFP, a pension fund for French civil servants, warned of the risks posed by rising sea levels and warming     Add Comment

PUC approves plan to replace San Diego County natural gas power plant 
Los Angeles Times - 5/22/2015
State regulators approved a plan to replace a 1950s natural gas power plant in northern San Diego County with a new version, sparking complaints from environmentalists that renewable energy options were     Add Comment

Republican Jeb Bush criticizes 'arrogance' in climate change debate 
Reuters UK - 5/21/2015
SALEM, N.H. Republican Jeb Bush rejected on Thursday what he called an arrogant view that anyone who questions how much climate change is a result of human activity is considered "Neanderthal." Bush,     Add Comment

Jeb's climate dance 
MSNBC - 5/21/2015
SALEM, New Hampshire – A day after complaining of “intellectual arrogance” behind the assumption that climate science is settled, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told msnbc he was upset that Americans with     Add Comment

Here’s What a Massive 5-Year Study of Ocean Life Reveals 
Time - 5/21/2015
Courtesy of Sacha Bollet/Fonds Tara The Tara ship at sea. Scientists don't know how climate change may affect life in the ocean In 2009, the research schooner Tara set sail on a three-year journey.     Add Comment

Barack Obama vs. Jeb Bush: The Climate Change Edition 
MSNBC Newsweek - 5/21/2015
U.S. U.S. Coal-burning power plants are the world’s biggest source of atmospheric carbon dioxide, a key driver of global warming. Yves Herman / Reuters    Add Comment

UPDATE 2-Top EU companies urge drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions 
Reuters - 5/21/2015
* Say fighting climate change can bring economic benefits * Want tough action from Paris U.N. summit in December (Updates with quotes from Kerry, Fabius, DSM) By Alister Doyle and Geert De Clercq PARIS,     Add Comment

Jeb Bush says human role in climate change is ‘convoluted’ 
Reuters - 5/21/2015
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) meets guests at a house party during a campaign stop in Dover, New Hampshire March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Republican Jeb Bush delved into climate politics     Add Comment

UN climate fund gears up to deploy cash after Japan inks pledge 
Reuters Africa - 5/21/2015
By Megan Rowling BARCELONA, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N.'s Green Climate Fund can start deciding where to deploy its cash following the signing of an agreement with the Japanese     Add Comment

The Fix: Jeb’s careful dismissal of climate change sounds an awful lot like George  
Washington Post - 5/21/2015
At a house party in New Hampshire on Wednesday, Jeb Bush addressed the subject of climate change, one of several topics where his views are on the left-most edge of the GOP's consensus views."The climate     Add Comment

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