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Transition away from fossil fuels is underway, but without assessing demands on land and water resources we put the future health of our planet at riskAs the world moves towards renewable sources of energy, it faces an accompanying challenge: water scarcity. The intensive water use in the coal, oil, gas and nuclear industries is well-documented, but if we want to encourage a faster transition to renewables we must also contemplate the water use of the alternatives
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2015-05-28 06:07:57
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Research from the University of Colorado on wind data from Australia, Canada and the US, shows careful spacing of turbines can keep the power onWind turbines are becoming a familiar feature in the British landscape, and last year nearly 10% of the UK’s electricity demand was met by wind power (compared with 1
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2015-05-25 15:30:02
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From small islands to towns and cities, here are the climate trail blazers showing the way to an energy future that does not run on coal, oil and gasWith global demand for energy continuing to rise and fossil fuel production buoyed by $5.3tn (£3.4tn) in tax-payer subsidies annually, it is easy to lose hope that cleaner forms of energy will ever catch up
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2015-05-20 04:10:09
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans to force coal-fired power plant operators to reduce their CO2 emissions by 2020 by less than previously planned, according to an economy ministry document seen by Reuters on Monday, bowing to opposition from within the industry.
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2015-05-18 06:51:31
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ethiopia plans to begin exporting renewable energy to a broader range of neighboring nations by 2018 as part of a cross-border effort to meet regional energy demand and limit increases in climate-changing emissions.





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2015-05-13 07:01:06
Monday, April 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Lynn Good, President and CEO of Duke Energy, speaks on "Leading with Energy" at the Executive Lecture series organized by Poole College of Management on April 8. She discusses how meeting the demands of consumers along with caring about the environment by thinking of different sources of energy affects leadership in energy industry
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2015-04-13 23:24:56
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The government's think tank NITI Aayog today said it will soon come out with an integrated policy to help meet massive demand for energy including solar, wind, gas and coal.
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2015-04-13 03:47:57
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Palm prices will likely trade between 2,100 ringgit ($573) and 2,300 ringgit until May, leading vegetable oil analyst Dorab Mistry said on Monday, cutting an earlier estimate by as much as 16 percent due to poor demand and slow take-up for biofuels. Malaysian palm prices, which set the tone for global prices, have fallen more than 6 percent this year as record harvests of rival oilseeds and weak
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2015-04-12 20:30:05
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PONTIAN: New power plants that will operate starting this year are expected to meet increasing electricity power demands and strengthen the country’s reserve margin for electricity.
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2015-04-11 13:44:06
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QUEBEC CITY, April 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands of people united today in the streets of Quebec City as part of the Act on Climate march to demand Canada's political leaders act swiftly and smartly on climate change when developing their provincial energy agreement, which means stopping the expansion of the tar sands, the country's largest source of emissions growth
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2015-04-11 10:15:00
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
MILAN (Reuters) - Enel Green Power (EGP) is stepping up its expansion in Africa and will turn to Asia next as it chases growing energy demand in emerging economies, the head of Italy's biggest renewable energy company told Reuters.
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2015-04-08 11:21:31
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Katter's Australian Party says it has pressed its demand for mandated ethanol in fuel in talks with Queensland's minority Labor government.
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2015-04-04 20:35:30
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The man behind plans to develop an offshore wind farm off the west coast says wind is the way of the future. Kirby Mercer of Beothuck Energy says he expects demand for offshore wind will increase in the coming years and they want to be part of that.
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2015-04-03 07:20:56
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Strong reductions in ethanol and gasoline markets helped spark active buyer interest into energy and ethanol markets. Even though supplies remain well above year-ago levels in each of the markets, traders are focusing on the building demand through the end of March. This added 6-cent rallies to both ethanol and RBOB gasoline prices, while crude oil futures rallied more than $2 per barrel
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2015-04-01 16:25:47
Sunday, March 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Water gushes out of a hydroelectric dam in Costa Rica, May 25, 2007. Costa Rica has met all its energy needs using only renewables so far this year. Photo by Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters. In late January, NewsHour reported on Burlington , Vermont, the first U.S. city to meet all its energy demands with renewables
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2015-03-29 17:18:42