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First to be threatened by climate change, island nations want renewable energy, even if it costs them more As home to Australia’s largest naval base, it is no surprise that foreign governments are curious about the secretive goings-on at Garden Island, just offshore from Perth in Western Australia
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2017-04-17 17:53:56
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialised countries to honour financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a statement on Tuesday.
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2017-04-11 07:13:01
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, Brazil, India and South Africa have urged industrialized nations to honor the financial commitments made in Paris in 2015 to help developing countries fight against global climate change, they said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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2017-04-11 04:02:52
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU nations are considering lowering targets on energy savings after 2021, a draft document seen by Reuters shows, in what climate campaigners say would be blow to the European Union's goals to curb the worst effects of global warming.
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2017-04-04 09:56:28
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING/OSLO (Reuters) - Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
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2017-03-29 09:51:41
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING/OSLO (Reuters) - Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
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2017-03-29 06:29:24
Friday, March 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil refining executives met with a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration at the White House last week to argue their position for an overhaul of the nation's biofuels program, two people in the meeting told Reuters.
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2017-03-24 17:21:57
Monday, March 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core target for limiting global warming set by almost 200 nations in 2015, scientists said on Monday.
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2017-03-06 11:16:54
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean became the first nation on Tuesday to ratify a 2016 accord to cut the use of powerful factory-made greenhouse gases, saying the survival of the nation was at risk from climate change.
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2017-02-28 00:20:53
Friday, February 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU environment ministers are bracing for a tough debate on Tuesday to find a compromise on reforms to the carbon market, EU sources said, with nations split over how to balance climate ambitions with protection for energy-intensive industry.
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2017-02-24 09:12:22
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Monday, February 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Labor has denied it wanted a preference deal with One Nation after Pauline Hanson tells parliament the Queensland state Labor secretary approached the party. Follow it live...
6.55am GMT Thanks to the brains trust including Gareth Hutchens, Katharine Murphy, Paul Karp and Mike Bowers. Tomorrow is another day so join us for #politicslive for all the news from the party rooms
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2017-02-13 01:04:51
Sunday, February 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tanya Plibersek criticises Arthur Sinodinos’s description of Pauline Hanson’s party as ‘more sophisticated’ and asks if she is influencing the Coalition’s foreign policy. Follow all the developments live
3.51am GMT Labor’s Jenny Macklin to Turnbull: I referred to the government’s announcement today that it will use $3bn it wants to cut from families, pensioners and new mums to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme
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2017-02-12 21:51:54
Friday, January 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California released new measures to fight climate change within minutes of Donald Trump being sworn in as U.S. president on Friday, signaling the state's commitment to be the nation's environmental steward under an administration that has questioned the reality of global warming
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2017-01-20 20:06:00
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has made a $500 million grant to the Green Climate Fund, meant to help developing nations combat climate change, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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2017-01-17 13:34:32
Thursday, January 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week proposed to develop up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power by 2030 capable of powering 1.25 million homes as the state seeks to lead the nation in renewable energy production.
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2017-01-12 14:07:32