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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
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
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
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Sir David Attenborough declares his support for an Apollo-style clean energy research programme. The Global Apollo Program intends to make clean energy cheaper than fossil fuels by emulating the 1969 moon landing. Attenborough is one of a large group of scientists, business executives and politicians backing a 10-year public research and development plan to bring about affordable, clean energy
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2015-09-16 02:25:25
Thursday, August 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
How can developing countries leapfrog from energy poverty to 100% clean energy? Join an expert panel to discuss on Thursday 3 September 1-3pm“Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, dead coal miners, dirty air, devastated lands, lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists
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2015-08-27 12:07:07