GLOBAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GLOBAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lowry: The climate change march to nowhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444912-82/climate-emissions-global-marchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444912-82/climate-emissions-global-marchers.html.csp">Lowry: The climate change march to nowhere</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T06:06:17.741-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 06:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming. The throng would have better advised to parade in downtown Beijing, assuming the Politburo wouldn’t have called out the infantry. China is the locus of the alleged crime against the planet that is carbon emissions, yet the marchers staged their event in the United States, where prior to last year emissions had been declining (t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58444912@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:06:17 MDT Businesses and investors pressing for green policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443239-79/energy-billion-clean-leaders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443239-79/energy-billion-clean-leaders.html.csp">Businesses and investors pressing for green policy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T18:07:01.618-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long advocated by policymakers, economists and environmental activists, is that the world can’t hope to slow the heating of the planet until its cost is incorporated into the everyday activities that contribute to it, such as using gas-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584432392014-09-22T18:07:01.618-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T18:07:01.618-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:07:01 MDT China, U.S., India push world carbon emissions up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438674-68/emissions-carbon-china-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438674-68/emissions-carbon-china-percent.html.csp">China, U.S., India push world carbon emissions up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T12:30:25.074-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases. The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons (36.1 billion metric tons) of carbon dioxide into the air last year by burning coal, oil and gas. That is 778 million tons (706 metric tons) or 2.3 percent more than the previous year. “It’s in the wron...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386742014-09-21T12:30:25.074-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T12:30:25.074-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438674@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:30:25 MDT Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438687-68/climate-york-planet-global.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438687-68/climate-york-planet-global.html.csp">Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VERENA DOBNIK </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MICHAEL SISAK </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T20:59:16.83-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. Starting along Central Park West, most came on foot, others with bicycles and walkers, and some even in wheelchairs. Many wore costumes and marched to drumbeats. One woman played the accordion. But their message was not entertaining: “We’re going to lose our planet in the nex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386872014-09-21T20:59:16.83-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T20:59:16.83-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438687@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:59:16 MDT NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429581-68/august-record-noaa-heat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58429581-68/august-record-noaa-heat.html.csp">NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T13:56:03.137-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The globe smashed more heat records last month, including Earth’s hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said Thursday. May, June and August all set global heat records this year. Meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the average world temperature in August was 61.36 degrees Fahrenheit (16.35 degrees Celsius), breaking a record set in 1998. Scientists at NASA, who calculate global temperature a tad differently, also found August as the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584295812014-09-18T13:56:03.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T13:56:03.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429581@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:56:03 MDT Preview: Ten films provide a look at developing world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399363-223/drama-films-film-2006.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399363-223/drama-films-film-2006.html.csp">Preview: Ten films provide a look at developing world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T07:43:18.931-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Global Film Initiative returns to Salt Lake City this week, showing movies that illuminate life in developing countries. This year, the Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City, is showing a “greatest hits” compilation of the series’ best films from past years. Screenings run all week, starting Friday, Sept. 12, through next Thursday. The 10 films being screened are: “The Bet Collector,” Philippines, 2006 • In this drama, a struggling mini-mart owner has to make ends meet ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:43:18 MDT Global stocks lower on growth worries, Fed jitters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397624-79/percent-fed-china-markets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397624-79/percent-fed-china-markets.html.csp">Global stocks lower on growth worries, Fed jitters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Global stocks sank Wednesday under the weight of worries about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, economic weakness in China and an impending referendum on Scottish independence. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC-40 shed 0.4 percent to 4,436.64 and Germany’s DAX lost 0.7 percent to 9,639.44. Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.4 percent to 6,801.01. Wall Street looked set for more losses, with futures for the Dow Jones industrial average and the broader Standard & Poor’s 500 both off 0.2 percent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976242014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397624@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:53:02 MDT U.N. says CO2 pollution levels reached record high in 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395675-68/levels-climate-carbon-emissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395675-68/levels-climate-carbon-emissions.html.csp">U.N. says CO2 pollution levels reached record high in 2013</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday. The heat-trapping gas blamed for the largest share of global warming rose to global concentrations of 396 parts per million last year, the biggest year-to-year change in three decades, the World Meteorological Organization said in an annual report. That’s an increase of 2.9 ppm from the previous year and is 42 perce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583956752014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395675@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:52:02 MDT Global Cash to buy Multimedia Games for $1.2B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388409-79/games-multimedia-cash-1.2.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388409-79/games-multimedia-cash-1.2.csp">Global Cash to buy Multimedia Games for $1.2B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T08:42:02.386-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Global Cash Access Holdings is getting into the casino gaming business, spending about $1.2 billion to buy Multimedia Games Holdings. Both companies make machines found on casino floors. GCA makes ATMs and cash-advance kiosks, while Austin, Texas-based Multimedia Games makes video slot machines. GCA, based in Las Vegas, is paying $36.50 for each share of Multimedia Games. That’s a 31 percent premium from Multimedia Games’ closing price of $27.78 on Friday. The deal is expected to clos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583884092014-09-08T08:42:02.386-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T08:42:02.386-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:42:02 MDT Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. top economic rankings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365787-79/forum-switzerland-economic-global.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365787-79/forum-switzerland-economic-global.html.csp">Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. top economic rankings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:06:01.973-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • The United States’ competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum. In its latest survey, released early Wednesday, the Forum said the U.S. — the world’s largest economy — moved up two spots from fifth position last year, thanks to improvements in its financial markets and public institutions. Six European countries dominated the top 10: Switzerland, Finland, Germany, the Nethe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583657872014-09-02T17:06:01.973-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:06:01.973-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365787@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:01 MDT Washington Post: A climate for change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351401-82/emissions-countries-carbon-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351401-82/emissions-countries-carbon-china.html.csp">Washington Post: A climate for change</a></h4>