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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should continue to be "engaged" in international climate change discussions but the Paris climate change agreement is a "bad deal" for the country, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday.
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2017-04-02 11:22:35
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
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2017-03-28 17:55:14
Monday, March 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - A 2015 global pact for fighting climate change will benefit in some ways at least if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out a threat to pull out, backers say, in a shift from gloom about the fate of a deal that took two decades to negotiate.
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2017-03-27 11:39:20
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017      Leave a Comment
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change restricting greenhouse gas emissions, putting the deal one step closer to ratification in the country, a senator said on Wednesday.
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2017-03-01 01:08:30
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
New report to UN world heritage committee criticises Australia’s lack of planning in dealing with effects of climate changeThe Great Barrier Reef faces an “elevated and imminent risk” of more widespread coral bleaching this year, the reef authority has warned the Queensland government.An alert from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says more of the reef is showing built-up heat stress than this time last year, just before its worst-ever bleaching event killed off a quarter of all coral
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2017-02-23 21:44:51
Monday, February 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Labor has denied it wanted a preference deal with One Nation after Pauline Hanson tells parliament the Queensland state Labor secretary approached the party. Follow it live...
6.55am GMT Thanks to the brains trust including Gareth Hutchens, Katharine Murphy, Paul Karp and Mike Bowers. Tomorrow is another day so join us for #politicslive for all the news from the party rooms
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2017-02-13 01:04:51
Sunday, February 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tanya Plibersek criticises Arthur Sinodinos’s description of Pauline Hanson’s party as ‘more sophisticated’ and asks if she is influencing the Coalition’s foreign policy. Follow all the developments live
3.51am GMT Labor’s Jenny Macklin to Turnbull: I referred to the government’s announcement today that it will use $3bn it wants to cut from families, pensioners and new mums to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme
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2017-02-12 21:51:54
Sunday, February 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
RenewableUK chief says windfarms could offer cheaper prices than rates government agreed with new nuclear power stations Offshore windfarms could provide cheaper power than Britain’s new wave of nuclear power stations, a leading figure in the wind industry has claimed.Speaking to the the Guardian, Hugh McNeal, the chief executive of trade body RenewableUK, said he expected that offshore windfarms would secure a deal with the government lower than the £92
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2017-02-12 07:30:13
Sunday, February 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
District Heating is heralded as the way to a greener future. But, Anna Tims reports, it’s been rolled out without any regulationEnergy customers who find themselves paying over the odds for their heating can simply switch to a cheaper deal. But there’s a hidden, but rapidly growing, number who estimate they’re paying up to three times more than the expected price… but don’t have the right to switch
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2017-02-05 01:00:07
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As former U.S. vice president Al Gore filmed the sequel to his environmental documentary last year, he did not expect to be dealing with a new president who has dismissed climate change as a hoax.
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2017-01-18 12:43:39
Monday, January 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Donald Trump's administration, heavy with fossil fuel industry backers, could cause major damage to efforts to deal with climate change through measures such as cutting access to satellite data for weather forecasting and climate research, scientists warned Monday
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2017-01-16 11:57:52
Thursday, December 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top environment watchdog delivered verbal warnings to Chalco, the nation's top aluminum producer, on Thursday for failing to deal with pollution appropriately, according to a report by China's state news agency Xinhua.
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2016-12-15 19:11:10
Friday, December 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government on Friday reached a deal with eight of the 10 provinces to introduce a landmark national carbon price, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will help Canada meet its international climate change obligations.
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2016-12-09 20:29:14
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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell, the world's second-biggest publicly listed oil company, is studying acquisitions in the green energy sector, its CEO told Reuters, as it bows to shareholder demands for a strategy beyond fossil fuels.
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2016-11-30 07:56:48
Monday, November 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Ottawa has struck a deal with Saskatchewan, a fierce critic of its environmental strategy, allowing it to continue running coal-fired electricity plants past 2030 if it makes equivalent cuts elsewhere to greenhouse gas emissions, the governments said on Monday.
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2016-11-28 13:25:44