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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.









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2015-08-27 10:49:31
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Building a wind farm or solar energy project is nothing professionals in fossil fuels can’t manage, but there are too few programmes to help them retrainAdriaan Kamp used to be a die-hard oilman. After 17 years at Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell, the 54-year-old Dutchman now runs a consultancy based in Oslo advising national governments on transitioning to cleaner energy
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2015-08-27 02:00:00
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's E.ON plans to expand its solar and wind business in the United States, an executive said, as the utility strives to bolster its renewable energy operations ahead of a planned spin-off of its ailing fossil-fuel power plants.






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2015-08-26 05:47:34
Former European commissioner Connie Hedegaard agrees with Tony Abbott that wind turbines are not ‘beautiful’, but calls power plants ‘visually awful’The former European commissioner for climate action Connie Hedegaard has urged countries to acknowledge the cost of reducing emissions to fight climate change, and called on politicians to shift away from short-term thinking
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2015-08-25 18:01:49
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Solar Council letterboxes all electors in Western Australia’s seat of Canning encouraging them to vote for Labor, the Greens or the Palmer United partyThe solar industry is letterboxing all electors in the crucial West Australian Canning byelection urging them to vote against the Liberal party on 19 September in response to the Abbott government’s “war on solar”
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2015-08-25 01:24:23
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President says conservative opponents including Republican backers the Koch brothers are ‘standing in the way of the future’ by opposing his climate measuresBarack Obama has railed against US political and business figures who oppose the expansion of wind and solar power in a speech where he singled out the influential Koch family for criticism
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2015-08-24 22:24:46
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar power development and use.









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2015-08-24 21:52:31
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, fresh from vacation and nine rounds of golf on Martha’s Vineyard, is launching into a busy two weeks promoting renewable energy and his nuclear deal with Iran.
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2015-08-24 14:22:13
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Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise the renewable energy marketIt is a problem that has so far stumped even Google’s brainy engineers – how to generate cheap solar electricity using a small-scale array of mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy
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2015-08-24 05:44:48
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's environment minister said on Monday that the rich world could not wish away its responsibility for man-made global warming, as he urged developed nations to do more to help his country deal with the impact of climate change.
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2015-08-24 05:28:55
Wind turbines are controversial. They are accused of being blots on the landscape, expensive to run and need good winds to work. But the critics could be silenced with a totally new way of generating wind power – using kites. This is a serious proposition. Power-generating kites are far more sophisticated than toy kites, and designed like aircraft wings capable of flying in most conditions
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2015-08-23 15:30:11
Premier Daniel Andrews has moved in an opposite direction to Tony Abbott over renewable energy with a plan he says will create 1,000 jobs for regional VictoriaThe Victorian government has set itself against the Coalition government over renewable energy by fast-tracking plans to build 50 new wind turbines worth $200m
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2015-08-21 02:45:40