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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not complied with federal requirements to study the effects of the nation's biofuel use mandate, an agency watchdog said on Thursday.
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2016-08-18 16:54:23
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A weightlifter who lost his family's house in a cyclone danced off stage at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday to raise awareness of the threat climate change poses to his remote Pacific nation
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2016-08-15 18:22:29
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign has solicited advice from California regulators on how to revamp a federal regulation requiring biofuels like corn-based ethanol be blended into the nation's gasoline supply, according to campaign and state officials
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2016-08-03 15:22:33
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second-largest energy retailer AGL Energy Ltd said on Wednesday it had set up the nation's largest renewable energy fund, worth A$2-3 billion, with Australia's sovereign wealth fund and a Queensland government-owned fund.
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2016-07-26 20:01:15
Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Multi-ethnic nations are vulnerable to armed conflicts after weather disasters such as heatwaves and droughts in a trend that could worsen with global warming, scientists said on Monday.
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2016-07-25 14:17:21
Friday, July 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.
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2016-07-22 11:56:46
Friday, July 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
VIENNA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged U.N. nations on Friday to reach a deal to cut the use of a family of powerful greenhouse gases and take a big step toward keeping global warming in check.
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2016-07-22 11:27:13
Friday, July 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela as of Monday will end an electricity rationing program launched in April in response to a severe drought that crimped the operations of the OPEC nation's hydroelectric generators, President Nicolas Maduro on Friday.
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2016-07-01 19:46:51
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change.
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2016-06-14 11:58:50
Friday, June 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande will formally sign the Paris climate agreement on Wednesday, June 15, making France the first industrialized nation to ratify the landmark accord, Environment Minister Segolene Royal said on Friday.
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2016-06-10 02:55:31
Thursday, May 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - A first United Nations meeting on implementing a 2015 global agreement to combat climate change showed it could take two years to work out a detailed rule book for a sweeping shift from fossil fuels, delegates said.
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2016-05-26 21:00:10
Thursday, May 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - A first United Nations meeting on implementing a 2015 global agreement to combat climate change showed it could take two years to work out a detailed rule book for a sweeping shift from fossil fuels, delegates said.
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2016-05-26 11:49:29
Thursday, May 19th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The United Nations's incoming climate chief said on Thursday she will push for rapid action under a U.N. accord to slow global warming and expressed hopes that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will drop calls for a renegotiation if elected.
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2016-05-19 19:58:31
Monday, May 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Governments began work on Monday on a rule book to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming, with the United Nations urging stronger action after a string of record-smashing monthly temperatures.
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2016-05-16 09:05:16
Sunday, May 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Clocks moved forward by half an hour to restrict use of lighting and power as country grapples with economic crisisVenezuelans lost half an hour of sleep on Sunday as their clocks were moved forward to save power at the order of President Nicolás Maduro.At 2:30 am local time, the oil-dependent South American nation shifted its clocks forward by 30 minutes, to four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time
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2016-05-01 18:05:59