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BERLIN (Reuters) - A report on allotting the costs of atomic waste storage by a commission overseeing Germany's nuclear exit lays the foundations for a sustainable solution, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday.
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2016-04-29 06:59:29
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The state’s driest spring on record was followed by its hottest summer and the lakes that supply the hydro power scheme are just 12.8% fullThe plane took off at 6.21am and headed north-west, towards the clouds. About 200km from Hobart airport, above Tasmania’s central plateau, there they were: clouds ripe for seeding
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2016-04-29 18:53:31
LONDON (Reuters) - Electric utilities should undergo stress tests to show how their business models are in line with limiting global warming, a global network of investors said on Friday.
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2016-04-28 17:10:00
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LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission is taking Poland to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for breaking EU environment law when exploring for shale gas, the EU executive said on Thursday.
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2016-04-28 11:45:41
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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has banned lucrative logging operations as the newly-elected government of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi steps up a battle on deforestation, an environment official said on Thursday.
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2016-04-28 06:22:27
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DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the international forest conservation scheme known as REDD+ first came to Tanzania in 2008, it brought hopes of slowing deforestation and curbing climate change.
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2016-04-28 04:51:20
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Dong, biggest single investor in UK offshore wind, says profits from its renewables overtaking oil and gas receiptsBooming profits from British windfarms have more than made up for declining oil and gas revenues at Dong Energy, a state-owned Danish utility which says it is transforming itself from a high to low-carbon power producer
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2016-04-27 11:04:16
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An anonymous $50,000 check marked the start of the notoriously private star’s donations to climate change and clean energy causes, reports GristIn the outpouring of media coverage after Prince’s death at the age of 57 last week, fans around the globe began to learn more about the notoriously private star – including that he gave away a lot of money
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2016-04-27 05:14:31
Opposition maintains ambitious targets but aims to minimise cost to households and defers details until after electionLabor is proposing two emissions trading schemes – one for big industrial polluters and an electricity industry model similar to one once backed by Malcolm Turnbull – in a climate policy that trumps the Coalition’s ambition but minimises the hit on household power bills and leaves important detail to be determined post-election
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2016-04-26 14:00:30
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California city’s bipartisan push to embrace clean energy such as solar and wind while paring back greenhouse gas emissions may be a model for rest of the USAs presidential nominees Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, respectively, call climate change a “religion” or a “bullshit … total hoax” dreamed up by China, it is deeply unfashionable for any Republican to take the issue seriously, let alone push for radical reforms to remedy it
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2016-04-26 07:35:16
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PARIS (Reuters) - The French government has committed to unilaterally set a carbon price floor for electricity producers in a move aimed at curbing coal-fired power generation and boosting renewables.
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2016-04-26 06:20:24
NEW YORK/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government will ask legislators this week to ratify the Paris climate agreement, the environment minister said late on Sunday, even as President Dilma Rousseff faces possible impeachment and lacks majority support in Congress.
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2016-04-25 17:07:31
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer's super PAC launched a $25 million youth voter drive on Monday in seven political battleground states to help elect candidates that champion climate change policies in November's general election.
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2016-04-25 11:44:23
Climate Home: Sir David King favours technology development over emissions trading as a way to shift emerging economies off coalCarbon pricing is “too sluggish a weapon” against climate change, top UK envoy Sir David King said on Monday.Speaking at a sustainability event in London, Sir David argued innovation to bring down the cost of clean technology would bring swifter results
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2016-04-25 10:21:09
Swedish firm is optimistic of sales despite recent cuts to solar incentivesSolar panels will join tea lights and spider plants on sale at Ikea stores from Monday, despite huge government cuts to solar subsidies for homeowners.Shoppers will be able to order panels online and at three stores, initially Glasgow, Birmingham and Lakeside, before the so-called Solar Shops appear in all the Swedish company’s UK stores by summer’s end
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2016-04-25 01:00:39