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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
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
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(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
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Work to avert the problems caused by climate change should not be a partisan issue, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry told students at an elite U.S. engineering school on Monday, in one of his final speeches as the nation's top diplomat.
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2017-01-09 10:53:11
Thursday, January 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the hottest on record by a wide margin, with temperatures creeping close to a ceiling set by almost 200 nations for limiting global warming, the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service said on Thursday.
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2017-01-05 13:50:15
Thursday, December 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top environment watchdog delivered verbal warnings to Chalco, the nation's top aluminum producer, on Thursday for failing to deal with pollution appropriately, according to a report by China's state news agency Xinhua.
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2016-12-15 19:11:10
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Some elite U.S. politicians' denial of the science backing up climate change is worrying, the United Nations environment chief said on Wednesday, adding that the fight against global warming would continue, even without the United States.
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2016-12-14 05:43:08
Friday, November 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Nearly 200 nations agreed around midnight on Friday to work out the rules for a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change within two years in a new sign of international support for a pact opposed by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
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2016-11-18 18:35:44
Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Fears that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming pushed almost 200 nations at climate talks in Morocco on Thursday to declare the deal an "urgent duty".
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2016-11-17 15:03:37
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MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's threat of pulling the United States out of a global agreement to curb climate change could place the United States in a tiny club with just one other nation - Nicaragua.
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2016-11-17 12:57:58
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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Next year's international conference on climate change will likely be held in Germany with the small island nation of Fiji as the official host, a delegation source told Reuters on Wednesday.
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2016-11-16 10:15:52
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Australian businesses can take action on climate change by supporting Indigenous carbon farming while contributing to sustainable development goals There’s a touch of irony in the fact the Australian government has invested $200m in the international Green Climate Fund, a United Nations fund to assist developing countries in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change
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2016-11-15 17:31:00
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MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - France and the United Nations on Tuesday stepped up warnings to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about the risks of quitting a 2015 global plan to combat climate change, saying a historic shift from fossil fuels is unstoppable.
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2016-11-15 10:28:06
Saturday, November 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's policies are likely to make it harder for developing nations to obtain the growing finance they need to combat climate change, threatening one pillar of a 2015 international agreement to slow global warming.
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2016-11-12 08:11:42
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Donald Trump's election as U.S. president triggered fears that his view that global warming is a hoax might lead other nations to scale back ambitions under a landmark climate change deal, while renewable energy stocks fell on world markets.
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2016-11-09 10:36:09