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Thursday, January 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
In Paris last year 195 countries committed cutting emissions and reducing global warming. Join a panel on Thursday 4 February to discuss making these a reality
On Wednesday the United Nations urged global business leaders to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020
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2016-01-28 09:03:25
Friday, January 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund to invest in reducing emissions and promoting the use of renewable energy in the state.

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2016-01-22 03:56:21
Thursday, January 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a big victory for the Obama administration, a U.S. federal court on Thursday rejected a bid by 27 states to block its Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of its strategy to combat climate change by reducing carbon emissions from power plants.
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2016-01-21 17:45:36
Thursday, January 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules as soon as Friday to curb methane leaks from oil and natural gas production, its latest attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy production under its control, sources familiar with the plan said.
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2016-01-21 17:11:31
Friday, December 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese steelmakers will start testing in a pilot furnace next year a technique to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions after laboratory experiments have showed promise for the method.
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2015-12-11 06:57:11
Thursday, December 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
To curb climate risks, we must cut emissions and deploy low-carbon energy sources like wind
When we think about climate change, it’s easy to focus on reducing emissions in order to maintain a healthy global temperature. But any real progress has to be complemented by a significant increase in clean and renewable energy
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2015-12-10 05:00:25
Monday, December 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Regional leaders get behind initiative to accelerate solar, hydro, wind and geothermal energy production, to reduce reliance on coal and cut emissions An Africa-wide mega-scale initiative backed by all African heads of state should see the continent greatly increase its renewable energy over the next 15 years
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2015-12-07 10:24:07
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will reduce emissions of major pollutants in the power sector by 60 percent by 2020, the cabinet announced on Wednesday, after world leaders met in Paris to address climate change.
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2015-12-02 10:21:40
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
B&Q owner to install solar panels on some stores and distribution centres as part of £50m investment in sustainable energyKingfisher, the owner of B&Q and Screwfix, is to put solar panels on its distribution centres and some stores as part of a £50m investment to cut its reliance on the National Grid
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2015-12-01 11:29:05
Monday, November 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tropical deforestation, a significant driver of climate change, could be cut in half by 2020 if countries follow Brazil's example in protecting the rainforest with better law enforcement and more transparency, a study released on Monday said.
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2015-11-30 08:00:22
Friday, November 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - It was supposed to be the way the market would cut greenhouse gases by itself: governments selling companies permits-to-pollute, which they could trade among themselves. Over time, the number of permits would be reduced, and the cost to companies of failing to cut emissions would rise
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2015-11-27 11:59:02
Wednesday, November 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Obama pledged to support biofuels but now he appears to be backtracking – that is worrying to those of us who work in the industryThere is no question that the world faces a tremendous challenge in confronting the threat of climate change. I am confident that the world’s innovators can create the energy technologies necessary to reduce emissions and meet the climate challenge
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2015-11-25 09:23:10
Wednesday, November 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
At recent Guardian roundtable discussion, experts talked about how the energy sector can bring down dependence on fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissionsWith the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP) in Paris just days away, a global strategy for reducing carbon emissions is tantalisingly close. Current commitments on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are due to run out in 2020 and governments are convening in Paris to agree a roadmap for what happens in the next decade and beyond
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2015-11-25 06:40:32
Monday, November 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal agencies will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations to 41.8 percent below 2008 levels by 2025, the White House announced on Monday.
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2015-11-23 14:44:26
Thursday, November 19th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Oil-rich countries are choosing renewables as a means to create jobs, boost GDP and improve livelihoods - as well as reduce emissions Accelerating signs of climate change and rising global temperatures are perhaps more pressing here in the Middle East, where the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) is headquartered, than anywhere else on the planet
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2015-11-19 05:14:02