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( Brown University ) In a new paper, Brown University environmental scientists suggest that the way to fill vast gaps in knowledge about the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of ocean energy development is to consider how the benefits provided by ocean ecosystems change before and after the placement of ocean energy infrastructure
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2015-02-26 13:20:49
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Residents of Puuanahulu are hoping to cut their monthly bills by installing a photovoltaic system to power their water supply. The initiative got an initial green light this week with the release of an environmental assessment that found the project would not significantly impact the landscape.
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2015-02-26 05:08:05
Europe’s decision to limit the amount of palm oil used in biofuels may be welcome, but the jury is out on whether alternatives prove more or less damaging to the environment The EU has agreed to put a cap on the amount of palm oil, soy, maize and other food crops to be used in biofuels. After a long-running dispute between industry and environmental groups, members of the European Parliament’s
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2015-02-26 03:39:23
CHARLOTTE — Environmental officials in South Carolina have approved Duke Energy’s request for water quality certification on the Catawba River that clears the way for renewal of the Charlotte utility’s hydroelectric license.
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2015-02-25 17:53:48
Environmental officials in South Carolina have approved Duke Energy's request for water quality certification on the Catawba River that clears the way for renewal of the Charlotte utility's hydroelectric license.
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2015-02-25 09:19:13
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This day in age, energy consumption is constantly increasing and so is the desire for more efficient technology to assist with environmental issues, agriculture or surveillance and even help people
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2015-02-24 00:07:20
One of Britain’s leading environmental entrepreneurs, Jeremy Leggett, is setting up a “club” of companies that will reserve five per cent of their profits for causes that fight climate change and alleviate global poverty.






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2015-02-21 18:00:00
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Environmental concerns have pushed one flagship dam project to the brink of cancellation but a ‘gold rush on the rivers’ of south-east Europe puts these unique ecosystems and their wildlife, including the critically endangered Balkan lynx, in jeopardyMore is known about rivers in the Amazon than Europe’s last wild waterways in the Balkans
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2015-02-20 04:02:00
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THE ECONOMIC as well as the environmental benefits of wind energy were championed as South West MEP Molly Scotty Cato paid a visit to Charminster.
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2015-02-19 08:34:51
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Citigroup Inc said it would set aside $100 billion to fund environmental projects over the next decade, doubling the amount it had earmarked for such projects in 2007. Citigroup said it would fund projects related to renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions and sustainable transportation. Citigroup financed the Solar Star photovoltaic project in Southern California for Berkshire Hathaway
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2015-02-18 10:19:45
Thursday, February 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican is considering setting up an environmental think tank, a spokesman said on Thursday, which could influence the opinion of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics on such thorny issues as climate change.
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2015-02-12 10:59:42
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said it rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inference that its Keystone XL pipeline would increase the rate of oil sands production at lower oil prices, and raise greenhouse gas emissions.






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2015-02-11 06:31:28
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's main anti-graft body reprimanded the environment ministry on Tuesday for a series of problems, including interference by ministry officials and their relatives in environmental impact assessments.






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2015-02-10 05:55:18
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SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. senators, including Washington state's Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to move quickly in approving strong biodiesel volumes under the nation's Renewable Fuel Standards. The senators expressed concern about the agency's delays in implementing the RFS standards for 2014, 2015 and
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2015-02-09 18:10:00
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By: Ethan Nelson A University of Minnesota study released late last month found a way to turn crops into fuel faster. But just days after the University published its study, an environmental think-tank unveiled a report suggesting that using crops for fuel rather than food isn’t a sustainable practice
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2015-02-08 20:32:06