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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minister said on Wednesday.
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2017-05-23 23:31:04
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
An innovative bioenergy project in New South Wales could produce enough electricity to supply 5,000 homes and produce fertiliserEd Fagan’s family has been farming the same 1,600-hectare block of land in Cowra, about 240km west of Sydney, since 1886.These days Cowra is a shire of nearly 13,000 people and straddles the Lachlan river
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2017-04-05 23:16:38
Monday, March 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tax hike on solar-installed properties to affect 821 state schools in England and Wales, research suggests New research suggests schools in England and Wales which have solar panels installed will be landed with a £1.8m bill because of business rate changes that have been branded ludicrous and nonsensical
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2017-03-06 06:17:16
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
The project is part of Elon Musk’s plan to help transform the power gridFrom the road, the close to 400 white industrial boxes packed into 1.5 acres of barren land in Ontario, California, a little more than 40 miles from downtown Los Angeles, look like standard electrical equipment. They’re surrounded by a metal fence, stand on concrete pads and sit under long electrical lines
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2017-01-31 13:18:50
Thursday, January 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
When Malcolm Turnbull deposed Tony Abbott as prime minister, serious action on global warming was hoped for – but almost nothing has changedAustralia’s January news has been full of official reports of record-breaking extreme weather devastating our ecosystems on land and in the sea and government ministers suggesting we build new coal-fired power stations, provide billion-dollar subsidised loans to rail lines for new coal mega-mines, increase coal exports to reduce temperature rises and reduce our ambitions for renewable power
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2017-01-19 23:09:03
Thursday, January 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News NetworkIt was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people, with at least an additional 4,000 fatalities believed to be caused by exposure to radiation
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2017-01-12 06:33:41
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated over 1.6 million acres of land in Utah and Nevada as national monuments, protecting two areas rich in Native American artifacts from mining, oil and gas drilling in one of his final moves to protect the environment.
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2016-12-28 18:01:35