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BONN, Germany (Reuters) - National plans for limiting greenhouse gas emissions fall short of tough action needed to slow climate change under a United Nations agreement due in Paris in December, European researchers said on Wednesday.
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2015-09-02 09:06:03
ANCHORAGE/JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit a community north of the Arctic Circle, a trek the White House hopes will bring into focus how climate change is affecting Americans.
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2015-09-02 06:21:37
Voters in the West Australian seat say they would support a 50% renewable energy target, in a poll conducted for conservation groups and Solar CitizensRenewable energy is of greater concern to voters in Canning than national security and two-thirds of voters would support a 50% renewable energy target, according to a poll released on Thursday
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2015-09-02 09:00:02
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will pledge to increase its commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions growth by 29 percent by 2030, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday, but giving few details on how this would be done.








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2015-09-02 06:34:08
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The commitment of the Big Six energy companies to tackling climate change has been called into question after it emerged that they have all quietly dropped their green electricity tariffs.









UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-09-01 12:31:16
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government will appeal against a district court ruling ordering it to cut emissions of greenhouse gases faster than currently planned, in a politically sensitive case that is being closely watched by policy-makers abroad.






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2015-09-01 03:41:24
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On 29 June the Department of Energy and Climate Change told me, on behalf of Amber Rudd, that “as you may know the government’s position remains that we are committed to seeing solar PV, including wide-scale deployment across community homes and rooftops”. On 7 July 2015 I held a party at the Oxford Ecohouse, with its 1995 first solar roof in Britain, to celebrate one million solar homes built in Britain in 20 years
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2015-08-30 13:25:09
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China faces a "formidable task" to clean up its rivers and lakes and needs a fundamental change in attitudes to prioritize the environment over economic development at all cost, vice premier Wang Yang said.
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2015-08-30 07:13:30
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Government cuts to funding for solar panel installation are short-sightedIn terms of timing, last week’s government decision to slash subsidies that help families and small businesses install solar panels could not have been worse. This year promises to be the hottest on record. At the same time, international negotiations on the establishment of climate change controls are scheduled to reach their peak in Paris in a few months
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2015-08-29 18:05:09
Climate scientists are predicting that 2015 will be the hottest year on record “by a mile”, with the increase in worldwide average temperatures dramatically undermining the idea that global warming has stopped – as some climate-change sceptics claim.





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UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-08-28 11:41:52
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STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To provide more clean energy, particularly in fast-growing Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the world needs more hydropower dams, energy experts say.
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2015-08-28 11:22:51
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In Las Cruces, New Mexico, a pilot project is using heat-loving algae to clean wastewater and generate energy
The sulphurous springs of Yellowstone national park are scalding, tainted with heavy metals and acidic enough to eat through clothing. But their murky depths are also home to an algae that scientists claim could one day help provide cleaner, healthier water around the world
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2015-08-28 01:00:06
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How can developing countries leapfrog from energy poverty to 100% clean energy? Join an expert panel to discuss on Thursday 3 September 1-3pm“Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, dead coal miners, dirty air, devastated lands, lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists
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2015-08-27 12:07:07
Renewable energy sector condemns proposal to cut feed-in-tariff for small-scale solar installations by almost 90% from 1 JanuaryThe government wants to slash by 87% subsidies for householders who install solar panels on their roof tops, in a move that renewable energy experts warn could kill off a promising industry
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2015-08-27 11:48:42
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Sea levels have risen 8cm in the past 20 years because of climate change, according to Nasa research.









UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-08-27 10:49:31