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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer's super PAC launched a $25 million youth voter drive on Monday in seven political battleground states to help elect candidates that champion climate change policies in November's general election.
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2016-04-25 11:44:23
Friday, April 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. state attorneys general received guidance from well-known climate scientists and environmental lawyers in March as some of them opened investigations into Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading the public about climate change risks, documents seen by Reuters showed
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2016-04-15 18:21:49
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
The environment minister, Greg Hunt, announces six new directors who have been appointed for a two-year termThe government has appointed six new directors to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) board, to be headed by a new chairman, Martijn Wilder, an environmental markets lawyer.The appointments of Arena’s former board members expired in January, leaving it governed by the environment department secretary, Gordon de Brouwer
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2016-04-13 00:37:43
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to press for faster action in setting limits on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. aircraft.
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2016-04-12 16:12:16
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to press for faster action in setting limits on greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. aviation industry.
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2016-04-12 14:19:42
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRASÍLIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As at least 130 countries prepare to sign the Paris climate agreement in New York later this month, environmental experts have warned that enthusiasm for climate change action may be waning in Brazil.
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2016-04-12 13:24:04
Monday, March 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Oscar-winner said country has ‘an opportunity to change the world’ while promoting The Revenant, which has taken the Chinese box office by stormOscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio has said China can be a “hero” for the environmental cause while on a trip to the world’s most populous nation to promote The Revenant
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2016-03-21 10:14:11
Sunday, March 20th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MONTREAL (Reuters) - A deal this fall to cap carbon emissions from global aviation at 2020 levels must be enforceable and set long-term goals in line with the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change, a coalition of environmental groups said on Monday.






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2016-03-20 23:03:03
Friday, March 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment ministry has ordered an investigation after a provincial environmental protection body fined a polluting factory just 603 yuan ($90) for dumping waste water, state media said on Friday.
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2016-03-18 07:39:19
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Arpa-E project deploys drones and robots to breed fast-growing, drought-resistant and greener biofuel from sorghum which could replace corn ethanolA US government agency is trying to build a better biofuel, using a higher energy-producing plant with a lower environmental impact than corn ethanol or other known biofuels
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2016-03-16 07:08:56
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
In December, David Cameron joined 195 other leaders to promise ambitious action on climate change. Achieving the Paris goals requires leaving most of the world’s fossil fuel reserves in the ground. A first step must be to stop subsidising fossil fuel production. Wednesday’s budget is an acid test of the government’s Paris commitment
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2016-03-15 14:01:22
Thursday, March 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
Sources say £10.5m plant intended to burn woodchip to power much of the university has never workedOne of the UK’s largest and most ambitious biomass schemes, built with a £1m government grant, has been quietly abandoned.The £10.5m plant was intended burn woodchip to power much of the University of East Anglia (UEA), which has been hailed for its environmental credentials
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2016-03-03 05:55:37
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden wrote a letter calling on the American people to help President Barack Obama fight "catastrophic" climate change and "save humanity", in the latest evidence of his worries about environmental issues, newly released documents show
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2016-03-01 17:44:21
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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it was moving to halt the sale of insecticides from German chemicals company Bayer and Nichino America containing an active ingredient called flubendiamide found to pose risks to the environment.


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2016-03-01 17:27:30
Monday, February 29th, 2016      Leave a Comment
At the start of Greener London week, the UK’s leading environmental groups call for the next London mayor to deliver a more sustainable capital city, reports BusinessGreenA group of some of the country’s best-known environmental groups, including the National Trust, RSPB, WWF and Greenpeace, are today calling on the next Mayor of London to commit to making the capital a greener, healthier city
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2016-02-29 06:52:20