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Monday, May 23rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared a 60-day emergency in a remote part of the Amazon to curb high levels of mercury poisoning from rampant illegal gold mining, the country's environment minister said on Monday.
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2016-05-23 12:57:41
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Dong, biggest single investor in UK offshore wind, says profits from its renewables overtaking oil and gas receiptsBooming profits from British windfarms have more than made up for declining oil and gas revenues at Dong Energy, a state-owned Danish utility which says it is transforming itself from a high to low-carbon power producer
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2016-04-27 11:04:16
Thursday, April 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Cambridge, MASS (Reuters) - A new study points to the risk that China and India will be facing severe water shortages due to a perfect storm of economic growth, climate change, and demands of fast growing populations by mid century.
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2016-04-14 10:30:15
Tuesday, April 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Study indicates ‘very high adverse effects’ on the environment and economy if 11 proposed dams are built on the lower mainstream Mekong riverVietnam has predicted “very high adverse effects” on the Mekong river environment and economy if 11 proposed dams are built on its lower mainstream.
The warning is the result of a 2 1/2 year study submitted by Vietnam to the Mekong River Commission comprising Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
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2016-04-05 04:06:13
Thursday, March 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China helped push global green energy investment plans to record heights in 2015, offsetting a sharp fall in Germany, authors of a U.N.-backed report said on Thursday, predicting further growth.

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2016-03-24 09:04:40
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
National Health and Medical Research Council defends decision after grants attacked as waste of timeAn Australian research council has given two grants worth $3.3m to research the impact of wind turbines on human health despite concluding last year there was no evidence turbine noise was harmful.Prof Anne Kelso, the chief executive of the National Health and Medical Research Council, said it had made the grants because “existing research in this area is of poor quality and targeted funding is warranted to support high-quality, independent research on this issue”
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2016-03-22 02:45:29
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Flights from Europe to North America will take slightly longer and nudge up airline fuel costs if climate change strengthens high altitude winds as widely expected, a study said on Wednesday.

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2016-02-09 18:09:59
Sunday, January 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Ted Cruz, an avowed opponent of the influential biofuel lobby, is riding high in the polls as the global oil price falls. Big Corn is staring down the barrelFor decades, presidential candidates seeking to compete in the Iowa caucuses have dutifully pledged their support for the production and sale of ethanol
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2016-01-10 10:00:57