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Thursday, January 18th, 2018      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government on Thursday announced a ten-point plan which will simplify administrative procedures and accelerate the development of wind power projects in order to double its installed generation capacity by 2023.
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2018-01-18 06:12:24
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - France is expected to announce measures this week to accelerate the installation of wind turbines and overcome long-running opposition from activists who have frustrated the country's attempts to hit renewable energy targets.
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2018-01-17 02:13:00
Thursday, December 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
A flaw in Europe’s clean energy plan allows fuel from felled trees to qualify as renewable energy when in fact this would accelerate climate change and devastate forestsThe European Union is moving to enact a directive to double Europe’s current renewable energy by 2030. This is admirable, but a critical flaw in the present version would accelerate climate change, allowing countries, power plants and factories to claim that cutting down trees and burning them for energy fully qualifies as renewable energy
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2017-12-14 06:01:06
Friday, December 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will next week press rich countries to increase climate financing and urge investors worldwide to turn their backs on polluters in a bid to accelerate efforts to combat global warming.
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2017-12-08 08:40:40
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Forest fires in Brazil and Indonesia contributed to a record loss in global tree cover in 2016, equivalent to the size of New Zealand, that could accelerate deforestation blamed for climate change, an independent forest monitoring network said on Monday.
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2017-10-23 13:38:52
Thursday, October 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Plan to accelerate production of biofuels for passenger planes would lead to clearing of rainforests to produce ‘vast’ amount of necessary cropsA new plan to accelerate production of biofuels for passenger planes has drawn stinging criticism from environmentalists who argue that most of the world’s rainforests might have to be cleared to produce the necessary crops
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2017-10-12 12:17:56