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OSLO (Reuters) - Some of the world's biggest investment funds urged the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Tuesday to commit to a long-term goal to cut world greenhouse gas emissions as part of a U.N. climate deal due to be agreed in December.

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2015-05-26 06:40:56
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The Australian Solar Council calls the government’s deal with Labor an ‘act of political bastardry’ and warns the fight is far from over Australia’s solar industry has warned it will campaign against the Coalition in the lead up to the next federal election after an agreement was finally reached to cut the renewable energy target to 33,000 gigawatt hours
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2015-05-17 23:52:43
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - A U.N. deal to combat global warming due in December will seek to lift world economic growth and be based more on encouragement than threats of punishment for non-compliance, the U.N.'s climate chief said on Wednesday.
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2015-05-13 13:35:43
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
HAMBURG/BERLIN (Reuters) - Energy ministers from the Group of Seven industrial nations said on Tuesday there was unprecedented consensus among them on the urgency of limiting climate change, markedly improving prospects for a U.N. climate deal in Paris later this year.

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2015-05-12 10:56:43
Monday, May 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Labor environment spokesman Mark Butler says two-yearly review of the RET would stifle investment and create industry uncertaintyThe future of the renewable energy target (RET) remains in limbo, after Labor announced it would not support a deal while the government insisted on implementing biennial reviews
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2015-05-11 21:52:17
Thursday, May 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Labor accuses Coalition of trying to include burning of wood waste as a renewable energy source after both sides agree to 33,000GWh targetA deal to end the lengthy stand-off over Australia’s renewable energy target has hit a dramatic late hitch after Labor accused the Coalition of trying to include the burning of wood waste as a renewable energy source
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2015-05-07 22:52:56
Thursday, May 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Support among Germans for a Europe-U.S. free trade deal has fallen sharply over the past year with many in Europe's biggest economy worrying about its impact on food standards, auto safety and the environment, a new opinion poll released on Thursday showed.
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2015-05-07 05:12:27
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany expects an EU deal to reform its carbon market to result in the one-off removal of 900 million backloaded permits from the market, plus a further 200 million certificates per year from 2019, an environment ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, correcting comments made earlier by a senior German official
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2015-05-06 06:10:24
Tuesday, May 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Deal, set to be agreed to by cabinet, will pave way for bipartisan agreement to break Australia’s renewable energy investment droughtFederal cabinet is set to agree to a compromise deal on the renewable energy target on Thursday, paving the way for a bipartisan agreement to break the investment drought caused by a year-long political deadlock
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2015-05-05 03:41:35
Thursday, April 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA/OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new global deal on climate change, due to be agreed in Paris this year, must pave the way for an ambitious rise in funding for developing countries as their climate-related costs grow, the head of the U.N.'s key climate fund said.

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2015-04-30 08:59:18
Friday, April 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The European Union expects that countries emitting more than half of world greenhouse gases will publish plans for fighting global warming by mid-year to help build a U.N. deal due in December, according to an EU document obtained by Reuters.

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2015-04-24 07:36:55
Friday, April 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new climate deal this year is unlikely to include enough money or emissions cuts to be effective but a surge of action outside governments could drive a more ambitious approach to tackling climate change, according to specialists.

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2015-04-17 06:49:21
Friday, April 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The rise of renewable energy is delivering a boost to Europe's declining power market as traders get busy in short term deals to juggle unpredictable supplies of wind and solar.
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2015-04-17 06:26:08
Thursday, April 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Bosses from more than forty global companies called on negotiators to agree a United Nations climate change deal in Paris in December and pledged to make their own emission cuts, they said in an open letter published on Thursday.

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2015-04-16 17:06:25
Friday, April 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Just a few years ago, solar power was an expensive luxury for the environmentally conscious. Now it's a good deal for lots of people. How did solar power get so cheap, so fast?
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2015-04-10 19:33:40