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Sunday, February 4th, 2018      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will try to make around 90 percent of its contaminated farmland safe for crops by the end of 2020, and will also restrict development on a quarter of the country's territory, environment minister Li Ganjie said.
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2018-02-04 18:24:37
Sunday, February 4th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Energy giants hope Scottish court will permit development of 36 turbines on moorlandHundreds of crofters are fighting an attempt by the energy giants EDF and Wood Group to build a windfarm on the island of Lewis.
More than 200 crofters have objected to proposals to build on communal land close to Stornoway, the biggest town in the Outer Hebrides
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2018-02-04 08:09:43
Friday, February 2nd, 2018      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering changes to a California desert plan that had set aside areas for renewable energy development, a move it says would promote more wind and solar projects on federal lands.
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2018-02-02 15:06:31
Monday, January 29th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Blended fuel powers 15-hour Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 flight between LA and Melbourne, reducing carbon emissions by 7% A Qantas plane powered partly by mustard seeds has become the world’s first biofuel flight between Australia and the United States, after landing in Melbourne on Tuesday. The 15-hour flight used a blended fuel that was 10% derived from the brassica carinata, an industrial type of mustard seed that functions as a fallow crop – meaning it can be grown by farmers in between regular crop cycles
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2018-01-29 23:34:02
Wednesday, December 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Australia is the land of droughts and floods, but they are becoming more frequent and forceful. The window of opportunity to act on climate change is closingThe fingerprints of climate change can be traced across 2017, with extreme weather events witnessed around the world; from supercharged storms, hurricanes, floods and heatwaves through to bushfires
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2017-12-27 20:17:06
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of nearly 20 environmental and Native American tribal groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, challenging its delay of a rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas drilling operations on federal lands.
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2017-12-19 14:33:24
Thursday, December 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will delay an Obama-era rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on federal and tribal lands, it said on Thursday, a move slammed by environmentalists.
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2017-12-07 15:32:01
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament backed a proposal on Wednesday under which EU countries would balance out their carbon dioxide emissions with absorption of greenhouse gases by forests and agricultural land.
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2017-09-13 10:51:24