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OSLO (Reuters) - South Korea's Hoesung Lee, chosen on Tuesday to head the U.N.'s panel of climate scientists, favors wider pricing of carbon dioxide output to curb emissions of the greenhouse gases the group blames for global warming.
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2015-10-06 15:42:03
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LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that companies must be more open about their "climate change footprint" to avoid abrupt changes in asset prices that could destabilize markets.

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2015-09-29 17:01:05
Monday, September 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Luxembourg will not consider changing its fuel pricing system that opponents say amounts to a big fossil fuel subsidy until after global climate talks in Paris later this year, the nation's environment minister said on Monday.

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2015-09-21 15:11:24
Sunday, September 20th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The number of carbon pricing schemes worldwide has almost doubled since 2012 but most taxes or markets have prices too low to prevent damaging global warming, the World Bank said on Sunday.
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2015-09-20 16:00:47
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A case study from the US shows benefits of using clean and renewable energy to power up home and cars outweigh costs, reports The Huffington Post
Early adopters are consumers who aspire to own the newest gadget even if it means paying top price. When it came to a renewable energy plan for our home and automobiles, we were no exceptions
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2015-09-08 10:35:06
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
‘Sunshine state’ sees major slump in rooftop solar uptake as industry accuses government of warding off prospective customers by prolonging price uncertaintyThe body for the Australian solar industry has criticised the Queensland government for an “unacceptable” delay in tackling prices for solar energy amid a dramatic slump in new rooftop solar customers
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2015-09-03 18:19:44
Monday, July 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
An emissions trading scheme would be cheaper and more effective than Labor’s 50% renewables goal or the government’s Direct Action policy, Paul Hyslop saysThe author of the $60bn price tag for Bill Shorten’s new renewable energy goal – cited by Tony Abbott as proof the scheme is unaffordable – says an emissions trading scheme like the one the Coalition abolished would be more cost-effective than either the coalition’s “Direct Action” plan or Labor’s new goal
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2015-07-27 04:42:34
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Some of the policy needed updating. But it cannot be made cost-freeThe government’s energy policy is chaotic. On the one hand, with time running out before the Paris climate change summit in December, it is committed to agreeing tough international targets, backed by demanding European and domestic programmes for carbon reduction and renewable energy growth
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2015-07-22 13:50:45
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country's lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday.
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2015-06-23 16:25:35
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Asian Development Bank tells governments to seize the chance low oil prices present to eliminate fuel subsidies and level the playing field for renewables Asia has made huge strides in developing clean energy over the past decade but must boost investment and its use of energy efficiency technology to meet rising demand and cope with climate change, Asian Development Bank officials and other experts said on Wednesday
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2015-06-17 05:37:46
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Wadebridge, Cornwall: At the agricultural show there’s talk of lower prices, and the largest local farm is being managed less intensivelyVisitors to the agricultural show are converging from the county’s lanes, now edged by ferns, sorrel, campion and horse daisies. The blades of wind turbines are rotating in the north-west breeze and a blue sea is glimpsed off the north coast
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2015-06-16 23:29:09
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - The failed attempt by the world's oil majors to speak on climate change action with one voice has laid bare disagreement between U.S. and European companies on putting a price on carbon.
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2015-06-03 10:50:22
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON/BONN (Reuters) - A global carbon emissions pricing system pushed by top energy companies is unlikely to be a big part of any United Nations' deal to curb global warming, some experts say, because many countries have little faith in such cross-border initiatives.

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2015-06-02 10:44:37
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Sunday, May 31st, 2015      Leave a Comment
Six major energy companies have written to the United Nations asking for help in setting up a carbon pricing scheme to help tackle climate change.

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2015-05-31 16:56:22
Thursday, May 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Reuters) - The World Bank will on July 15 hold a first of its kind auction worth $25 million for U.N.-backed carbon credits from projects designed to cut methane emissions, the bank said on Thursday.

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2015-05-28 05:42:19