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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
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
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will support a U.N. deal to cap global warming only if the agreement is legally binding and includes regular reviews to ensure words translate into deeds, Europe's climate boss said on Thursday.

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2015-08-20 08:54:15
Wednesday, August 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday sent a letter to all Republican presidential candidates pressing them to discuss their plans to deal with climate change.
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2015-08-05 09:30:41
Monday, August 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, saying such "visionary leadership" is needed ahead of negotiations on a global climate change deal.
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2015-08-03 12:13:50
Sunday, July 26th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirteen big name American companies on Monday were to announce $140 billion in low-carbon investments to lend support to a global climate change deal in Paris in December, the White House said.

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2015-07-26 21:01:51
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ministers working towards a new U.N. deal to tackle climate change, due in December, need a negotiating text that is shorter and more manageable than the current draft, the Marshall Islands' foreign minister said after informal talks in Paris.
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2015-07-22 09:39:51
Friday, July 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's provinces reached a long-sought deal on Friday over an energy plan for the country, agreeing broadly to curb greenhouse gas emissions while also promoting the use of pipelines.

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2015-07-17 15:02:55
Friday, July 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new global climate change deal, due to be agreed in Paris in December, must give clear guidance that moving away from fossil fuels is inevitable and wise, economists said on Friday.
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2015-07-10 14:00:16
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dealing with climate change and its risks will require not only technical responses like drought-resilient crops and higher sea walls but also reshaping economic and political incentives that are driving global warming, scientists said on Wednesday.

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2015-06-30 14:00:21
Thursday, June 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Consortium including GE and Downer EDI agrees to finance and build the 75-turbine Victorian windfarm, which will be Australia’s third-largest A deal has been struck to build a $450m windfarm in Victoria, days after the renewable energy target finally passed parliament.A consortium of five companies, including America’s GE and the Australian contractor Downer EDI, has agreed to finance and build the 75-turbine Ararat windfarm in south-west Victoria
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2015-06-25 18:20:27
Thursday, June 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union ministers are seeking an ambitious, durable and legally binding deal to curb global warming, enforced through five-yearly reviews, a draft of their position statement for U.N. climate talks shows.

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2015-06-25 14:25:05
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Chamber of commerce says deal surmounts ‘major hurdle’ as Greens and environmentalists attack Coalition pledge to create a windfarm commissionerLegislation to reduce the renewable energy target from 41,000 gigawatt hours to 33,000gWh has passed both houses of parliament. The Senate sat late on Tuesday to pass the bill
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2015-06-23 19:03:13
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Exclusive: draft letter from Greg Hunt to crossbench senators details promises made to win their support for renewable energy legislationThe Abbott government will appoint a “windfarm commissioner” to handle complaints about turbine noise and a new scientific committee to investigate, again, their alleged impacts on human health, in a late-night deal with anti-wind senators over amendments to renewable energy legislation
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2015-06-17 23:24:30