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Leading climate and environmental scientists urge Malcolm Turnbull to take urgent action ‘while there is still time’More than 150 Australian experts have signed on open letter to the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, demanding urgent action on climate change that matches the dire warnings coming from climate scientists
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2016-08-24 19:53:40
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not complied with federal requirements to study the effects of the nation's biofuel use mandate, an agency watchdog said on Thursday.
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2016-08-18 16:54:23
Monday, August 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has called on the top U.S. environmental regulator to make changes to a market for renewable fuel credits or else risk "the mother of all short squeezes" that could bankrupt refiners.
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2016-08-15 18:45:09
Friday, August 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Brazil’s environmental regulator rules the dam’s backers had failed to supply information to show its social and environmental impactBrazil’s environmental regulator Ibama decided on Thursday to shelve the environmental license request for a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajós river in the Amazon, a project that had been opposed by indigenous tribes and conservation groups
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2016-08-05 04:02:49
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's environmental regulator Ibama decided on Thursday to shelve the environmental license request for a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajos River in the Amazon, a project that had been opposed by indigenous tribes and conservation groups.
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2016-08-04 18:12:55
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An oil refining group on Thursday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to change the way it enforces the country's biofuel mandate, stepping up pressure on the agency to alter the program.
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2016-08-04 16:39:39
Sunday, July 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Trident Winds proposes to install 765 megawatts’ worth of giant turbines on buoyant platforms in California, which could power more than 200,000 homesThe deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that is still in its infancy
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2016-07-31 08:30:04
Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health.
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2016-07-25 12:57:13
Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has ordered special teams to begin inspecting steel mills across the country to see how well they are complying with tough new pollution rules, its environment ministry said on Monday.
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2016-07-25 03:08:36
Friday, July 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters.
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2016-07-22 15:37:30
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran police have arrested three men for the murder of Lesbia Urquia, an environmental activist who fought against hydroelectric and mining projects on indigenous lands in the Central American country, authorities said on Wednesday.
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2016-07-13 15:48:04
Friday, July 8th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will send inspection teams to eight more provinces and regions to see how well they are complying with state environment rules and fighting the country's war on pollution, the environment ministry said.
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2016-07-08 02:13:03
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Wind and solar energy projects are set to be the big winners of the state’s ambitious renewable energy targetsTwo years ago Rob Stokes, the then environment minister for New South Wales, promised that his state could become Australia’s answer to California in the clean energy industry. “We are making NSW No 1 in energy and environmental policy,” Stokes, a Liberal, told the Clean Energy Week gathering in Sydney in July 2014
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2016-07-05 19:16:00
Friday, June 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Republican-led congressional committee sought on Friday to assert oversight over inquiries that about 20 states are making into Exxon Mobil and climate change, reiterating demands to know more about state attorneys general's consultations with environmental groups.
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2016-06-17 19:40:00
Thursday, May 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published the first U.S. regulations to reduce methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, one of the key remaining pieces of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.
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2016-05-12 11:55:00