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RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forests re-grown on lands that had been cleared for agriculture in Latin America could play a key role in trapping carbon from the atmosphere and mitigating climate change if they are managed properly, researchers said in a study published on Friday.
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2016-05-13 13:23:05
Thursday, April 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With world leaders converging in New York to sign a landmark climate deal, activists along with actor Alec Baldwin called on Thursday for a halt to deforestation, a contributor to global warming, by giving indigenous people rights to their land.
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2016-04-21 16:35:23
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Without reductions in planet-warming emissions, blistering heat waves of the strength that now typically occur once every 20 years could happen annually on 60 percent of the Earth's land areas by 2075, scientists have warned.



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2016-02-24 10:34:57
Thursday, February 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Clean energy is a major campaign issue in this week’s Ugandan election. All the candidates are promising new projects, but how will these affect the locals?As Uganda’s general election looms this week, candidates have been courting the electorate with their plans to increase international investment and boost the country’s economic outlook
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2016-02-18 04:30:37
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Developers have abandoned their original goal of building the world’s first zero-carbon city in the UAE desert. With completion originally scheduled for this year, just how much of the once-revolutionary vision has actually been realised? Years from now passing travellers may marvel at the grandeur and the folly of the futuristic landscape on the edges of Abu Dhabi: the barely occupied office blocks, the deserted streets, the vast tracts of undeveloped land and – most of all – the abandoned dream of a zero-carbon city
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2016-02-16 07:47:38
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Electronics firm builds floating solar farm on a reservoir due to a scarcity of land for utility-scale solar in JapanThe Japanese electronics multinational Kyocera has begun work on what it says will be the world’s biggest floating solar farm.The power plant is being built on a reservoir in Japan’s Chiba prefecture and is anticipated to supply enough electricity for nearly 5,000 households when it is completed in early 2018
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2016-01-27 10:40:41
Friday, January 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In its latest move to combat climate change, the Obama administration on Friday said it will overhaul 30-year-old regulations for oil and gas operations on public and tribal lands to limit the "wasteful release" of natural gas and curb methane emissions.
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2016-01-22 10:56:31
Thursday, January 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
In an ideal world everyone would be on the power network, but Australians have been saddled with what is undoubtedly the most expensive grid in the worldLast year, some friends moved into the new three-bedroom home they had built on semi-rural block of land in northern NSW. Despite being within three kilometres of a large town, and with the power network running along the local road, they chose not to connect to the grid
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2016-01-21 18:39:06
Thursday, January 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules as soon as Friday to curb methane leaks from oil and natural gas production, its latest attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy production under its control, sources familiar with the plan said.
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2016-01-21 17:11:31
Friday, January 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration, in the first major review of the country's coal program in three decades, on Friday ordered a pause on issuing coal-mining leases on federal land as part of new executive actions to fight climate change.






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2016-01-15 13:05:04
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Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 22:23:48
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will announce as soon as Friday an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 17:54:35
Monday, December 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Purity Gachanga is one small-scale farmer who is beating climate change. On her several acres of land in Embu North district in central Kenya, she keeps cows and goats that produce milk, grows trees for fodder, and collects water to irrigate her food crops in a pond filled with tilapia fish
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2015-12-14 06:44:49
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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One third of the world's arable land has been lost to soil erosion or pollution in the last 40 years, and preserving topsoil is crucial for feeding a growing population, scientists said in research published during climate change talks in Paris.
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2015-12-02 06:53:53
Sunday, November 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris.









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2015-11-29 18:06:16