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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - All 28 Chinese cities in a demanding winter anti-smog campaign met their air quality targets from October to December, but weather conditions could pose challenges in early 2018, the environment ministry said on Wednesday.
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2018-01-09 22:20:56
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. solar installations will fall more than expected this year, according to an industry report released on Thursday, due to weakened demand for residential systems and delays on large projects over concerns that President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported panels, increasing costs
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2017-12-13 23:24:48
Saturday, October 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Greens on Saturday said the pro-business Free Democrats must agree to honor existing carbon dioxide reduction promises before her party would continue coalition talks.
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2017-10-28 11:14:20
Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters
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2017-10-20 14:11:22
Monday, October 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rabobank NA [RABOVR.UL] is launching with the United Nations $1 billion in financing for farmers to transition to more sustainable practices as food companies and consumers are demanding more supply chain transparency.
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2017-10-16 16:22:59
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The human-waste bomb recently found clogging up a London sewer has an unlikely admirer – a Scottish renewable energy companyFor a 130-tonne mass of grease, bound as hard as concrete by thousands of tampons, wipes and used tissues, the Whitechapel fatberg is in surprisingly high demand.Last week, the Museum of London announced it wants to display a chunk of the human-waste bomb, recently unearthed in east London, as a way “to raise questions about how we live today”
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2017-09-19 10:31:51
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday citing a government document, as Beijing intensifies its push to boost industrial demand for corn and clean up choking smog.
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2017-09-12 23:05:11
Monday, September 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) - Devastation from Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean will sharpen the demands from small island nations that top fossil-fuel consumers help them cope with damage attributable to climate change, according to representatives of some of those countries.
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2017-09-11 00:03:34
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Add to the top council tax bands to boost effective use of our housing stock, writes David RenshawYour letter writers on the housing shortage (5 September) neglect a key point – under-occupation of the existing stock. I sympathise with the nimbys’ desire to keep the green belt from urban sprawl, but this can only be done if they are prepared to occupy less space when occasion demands (ie in later life)
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2017-09-05 11:51:32
Monday, August 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Study predicts power consumption to rise with hotter temperatures, increasing need for renewable sources, while northern Europe’s demand may fall
Demand for electricity is set to soar in southern Europe as climate change takes hold, research has revealed, with the effect likely to be down to a boom in the use of air conditioning
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2017-08-28 14:00:42
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Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Monday's solar eclipse had no major impact on electricity demand in affected areas of the United States, according to grid operators and utilities, many of which had lined up alternative power supplies.
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2017-08-22 12:38:11
Friday, August 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - An overhaul of Brazil's biofuels policy in coming days, aimed at cutting the country's carbon emissions, should boost demand for cleaner fuels, stabilize the volatile industry and accelerate a recent wave of mergers and acquisitions in the sector.
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2017-08-11 13:59:54
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Producers of "green" aluminum - made using renewable energy rather than fossil fuels - are starting to charge premium prices thanks to rising demand from industrial customers under pressure to reduce their carbon footprints.
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2017-08-02 07:26:25
Thursday, July 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Europe has seven prevailing weather regimes, a system windfarms could better exploit to even out supply and demand
Renewable energy is great in principle, but, some people may say, how do we keep the lights on when the wind fails to blow or the sun doesn’t shine? The issue of “intermittency” is a criticism of renewables, but a study analysing weather patterns across Europe shows that a decent wind is almost always blowing somewhere on the continent
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2017-07-27 15:30:07