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CALGARY (Reuters) - Canada's oil-rich western Canadian province of Alberta said its recent decision to double its price on carbon emissions was only a first step in its efforts to tackle climate change, Premier Rachel Notley said on Thursday.
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2015-11-12 19:32:23
Thursday, November 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Hydroelectric power, wind energy, biomass and solar provide 100% of electricity for 1.65 million people Austria’s largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.
“We have invested heavily to boost energy efficiency and to expand renewables,” said Erwin Proell, premier of 1
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2015-11-05 19:20:15
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
DALIAN, China (Reuters) - China must embrace its global obligations when it comes to combating climate change, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, adding that the country was already under huge pressure to meet emission reduction goals.
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2015-09-09 05:35:23
Sunday, August 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China faces a "formidable task" to clean up its rivers and lakes and needs a fundamental change in attitudes to prioritize the environment over economic development at all cost, vice premier Wang Yang said.
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2015-08-30 07:13:30
Friday, August 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
Premier Daniel Andrews has moved in an opposite direction to Tony Abbott over renewable energy with a plan he says will create 1,000 jobs for regional VictoriaThe Victorian government has set itself against the Coalition government over renewable energy by fast-tracking plans to build 50 new wind turbines worth $200m
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2015-08-21 02:45:40
Wednesday, July 15th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Daniel Andrews reaffirms a pledge to build Australia’s third-largest wind farm of its type, adding 70 new turbines to the farm in AraratThe Victorian premier has reaffirmed a pledge to build Australia’s third-largest wind farm of its type, and took aim at Tony Abbott’s stance on renewable energy
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2015-07-15 00:55:59
Monday, June 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China seeks a fair, global system to tackle climate change and will deliver its pledge to the United Nations by the end of Tuesday on how much it will cut emissions, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said after talks with top European Union officials.

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2015-06-29 13:45:01
Friday, June 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Queensland premier visits Pentagon in trade mission to US and says navy’s goal to shift to renewable energy could aid industry at homeThe US navy could help create a thriving biofuels industry in regional Queensland, the state’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says.
Palaszczuk visited the Pentagon in Washington DC as part of her first trade mission as premier, where she met the navy’s top brass
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2015-06-12 22:55:51