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Onshore wind, solar, green homes ... we round up the measures that have gone under the knife in what some are calling the worst period for UK environmental policy in 30 yearsAmber Rudd has been accused of “grotesque hypocrisy” today for claiming the government is leading on climate change while overseeing a string of attacks on green policies
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-07-24 09:21:53
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a program for oil and gas companies to make voluntary pledges to cut and track emissions of methane, one component of its wider strategy to target the potent greenhouse gas and combat climate change, the agency said Thursday.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-07-23 16:37:15
Saturday, July 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Nearly one in five Australians do not believe in climate change, making the country the most sceptical about environmental issues in the world, according to a recent study.









UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-07-18 10:07:52
Friday, July 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Environmental charities should spend less time complaining about global warming and more time coming up with workable solutions to the problem, the UN’s climate change chief has said.









UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-07-03 21:15:00
Thursday, June 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.



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2015-06-25 15:28:49
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis demanded swift action on Thursday to save the planet from environmental ruin, urging world leaders to hear "the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor" and plunging the Catholic Church into political controversy over climate change.


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2015-06-18 18:03:38
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. environmental regulator on Thursday defended its handling of the nation's controversial renewable fuels program at a congressional hearing, the first since its new biofuels targets last month provoked a furor among corn farmers and oil refiners.

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UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-18 13:08:45
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is already looking at the possibility it will need to reset biofuels use targets in 2017 and beyond, an official said at a Senate hearing on the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program on Thursday.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-18 09:02:15
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis demanded swift action on Thursday to save the planet from environmental ruin, urging world leaders to hear "the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor" and plunging the Catholic Church into political controversy over climate change.


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UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-18 07:45:16
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A draft of a major environmental document by Pope Francis says “the bulk of global warming” is caused by human activity and calls on people — especially the world’s rich — to take steps to mitigate the damage by reducing consumption and reliance on fossil fuels.


UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-06-16 09:48:03
Thursday, June 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil companies ultimately recover their costs of complying with the U.S. biofuels program, according to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) analysis that marks the regulator's clearest challenge yet to a key criticism of the policy.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-11 16:10:52
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has issued a draft environment tax law which proposes targeting air, water, noise and solid waste pollution through levies on polluters, the Cabinet’s Legislative Affairs Office said on Wednesday.







UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-10 06:17:48
Thursday, June 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
China’s top-down, engineering-driven approach may clean-up its environmental crisis, just don’t expect transparency and accountabilityChina has the largest and one of the most dynamic clean tech sectors in the world. The close to $90bn invested in clean tech last year puts it well ahead of both the EU and the US
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-06-04 06:29:58
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Even coal states that are suing the Environment Protection Agency are looking at how they can meet carbon reduction targets, reports Inside Climate NewsThe US Environmental Protection Agency’s plans to finalise the rules on carbon emissions from power plants are still several months away. But most states, even those challenging the agency in court, are already investigating ways to comply
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-06-03 12:27:35
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans as soon as Friday to determine whether carbon dioxide from aircraft endangers public health, a first step to regulating emissions from the aviation sector, sources familiar with the rulemaking process said.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-06-02 12:09:23