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The government prepares to release its energy security policy but faces further opposition from Labor and gets more bad news in the polls. Join us as we update you through the day 11.16pm BST Julie Bishop is speaking at the Australian Institute of International Affairs National Conference. We only caught the beginning of it, before Sky News diverted to something else, but she opened the speech by saying there was a chance in the foreseeable future that Australia could sit outside the worlds 20 biggest economies
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2017-10-15 17:19:55
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The human-waste bomb recently found clogging up a London sewer has an unlikely admirer – a Scottish renewable energy companyFor a 130-tonne mass of grease, bound as hard as concrete by thousands of tampons, wipes and used tissues, the Whitechapel fatberg is in surprisingly high demand.Last week, the Museum of London announced it wants to display a chunk of the human-waste bomb, recently unearthed in east London, as a way “to raise questions about how we live today”
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2017-09-19 10:31:51
Thursday, September 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market: solar power.
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2017-09-14 03:37:51
Thursday, August 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging roads and straining scarce resources at the height of summer wildfire season.
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2017-08-17 07:22:51
Thursday, August 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global warming helped fuel the hottest year on record in 2016, with greenhouse gas concentrations reaching a new high, a U.S. government report released on Thursday said.
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2017-08-10 12:42:28
Friday, July 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may have to require more biofuels to be blended into the country's fuel supply after a court ruled on Friday that the mandates must be reconsidered, a decision that boosted renewable fuel credits to seven-month highs on financial markets.
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2017-07-28 15:14:40
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Exclusive: Deputy PM tells Guardian the Nationals are waiting on cabinet: ‘You tell me where the line is, and I’ll tell you what our position is’The deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce says he’s prepared to support a clean energy target such as the one recommended by the chief scientist, Alan Finkel, if the Liberals agree to set a threshold allowing high-efficiency coal in the mix
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2017-07-12 21:09:43
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China must show patience in its "long war" against widespread soil pollution, the environment ministry said this week, with the country facing a clean-up bill that could reach as high as 1 trillion yuan ($146.39 billion).
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2017-06-22 02:23:04
Friday, May 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Thousands of photovoltaic panels across the UK generate 8.7GW, smashing previous high of 8.48GW earlier this monthSolar power has broken new records in the UK by providing nearly a quarter of the country’s electricity needs, thanks to sunny skies and relatively low summer demand.National Grid said the thousands of photovoltaic panels on rooftops and in fields across the UK were generating 8
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2017-05-26 10:09:00
Friday, May 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Energy regulators say energy sector needs policy certainty before investment can grow, parliamentary committee toldThe uncertainty of Australia’s carbon policy is causing reduced investment, including in renewable energy, regulators have told a parliamentary committee.Officials from the Australian Energy Market Commission told the standing committee on the environment and energy on Friday that an emissions intensity scheme was the best solution to end uncertainty because it was technology neutral and could respond to variables such as high gas prices
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2017-05-26 01:47:27
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Monday, May 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Hawaii will likely suffer more coastal flooding this week driven by record high tides, a symptom of global warming that could become routine within decades, scientists said Monday.
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2017-05-22 19:53:53