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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, driven by climate change as well as El Nino and La Nina events, the country's sea administration said.
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2017-03-23 00:16:46
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A government plan to spur the construction of solar energy farms in Brazil is faltering because of high costs, strict rules requiring local components and low-priced competition from Chinese suppliers, say regulators and power sector executives.
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2017-01-31 17:57:52
Thursday, January 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A majority of EU countries on Thursday opposed a European Commission proposal to extend anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar panels for two years, according to EU diplomats.
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2017-01-26 10:27:54
Thursday, January 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Vast plant in Qinghai province is part of China’s determination to transform itself from climate change villain to a green energy colossusHigh on the Tibetan plateau, a giant poster of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, guards the entrance to one of the greatest monuments to Beijing’s quest to become a clean energy colossus
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2017-01-19 06:00:01
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have asked an unnamed Chinese province to turn off its early warning alert system for smog to avoid mismatches between environment and meteorological authority forecasts, state media reported late on Tuesday.
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2017-01-17 22:25:05
Thursday, January 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News NetworkIt was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people, with at least an additional 4,000 fatalities believed to be caused by exposure to radiation
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2017-01-12 06:33:41
Monday, October 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
A burglary at an innovative Scottish wave power company went forgotten, until a very similar project appeared in ChinaIt was an unusual burglary, in which four or five laptops were stolen from a Scottish renewable energy manufacturer in the dead of a March night in 2011. So innovative was the company that it had been been visited by a 60-strong delegation led by China’s then vice-premier only two months before
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2016-10-10 07:49:45
Monday, October 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - As many as 173 Chinese steel enterprises were found to have violated the country's environmental rules during recent nationwide investigations into the industry, the environment ministry said on Monday.
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2016-10-10 04:02:02
Friday, September 30th, 2016      Leave a Comment
French and Chinese developers will be the first nuclear operators in the UK that will have to pay to decommission the site The French and Chinese companies that are to build the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will have to pay up to £7.2bn to dismantle and clean it up.Documents published yesterday reveal for the first time how much the developers, EDF and China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), will have to pay to decommission the plant, beginning in 2083
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2016-09-30 05:03:33