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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed new standards to cut greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compounds from oil and gas facilities, a key part of a broader strategy to cut methane emissions in the sector by 40 to 45 percent below 2012 levels in the next ten years
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-08-18 11:13:10
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The Coalition’s ‘war on environmental vigilantes and saboteurs’ isn’t consistent: it’s waged against anti-coal activists but in support of anti-windfarm activistsEven for the Abbott government the inconsistencies in the latest “war on environmental vigilantes and saboteurs” are astonishing
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-08-18 00:58:53
Tuesday, August 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday announced cuts to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions that were immediately criticized by environmental groups and opposition politicians for lagging behind other advanced economies.






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2015-08-11 02:11:55
Monday, August 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday announced cuts to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions that were immediately criticized by environmental groups and opposition politicians for lagging far behind other advanced economies.
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2015-08-10 22:44:22
Tuesday, August 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Despite rapid growth in renewables, China and India are far from ready or willing to lead the world on environmental issuesAs the Paris climate conference draws ever nearer, and with it the prospect of a global agreement that all countries will cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Europe can look on its contribution to the fight against climate change with pride
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-08-04 01:34:02
Sunday, August 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle against federal environmental regulators by the coal industry and its political allies
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-08-02 12:16:15
Friday, July 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
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
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
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
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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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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.
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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