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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Senator John Cornyn’s plan to overhaul U.S. biofuels policy faces resistance from the oil and ethanol sectors, reducing chances of a reboot to the controversial regulations, sources familiar with the matter said.
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2018-02-16 10:43:24
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LONDON (Reuters) - Energy taxes in major advanced economies are not doing enough to reduce energy use, improve energy efficiency and drive a shift toward low-carbon sources, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.
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2018-02-14 04:18:06
Tuesday, February 6th, 2018      Leave a Comment
STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European lawmakers backed a long-awaited deal to reform the EU's carbon market after 2020 on Tuesday and shore up prices in the bloc's flagship tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from some 12,000 industrial and power installations.
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2018-02-06 05:42:36
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to help tackle global warming only have limited potential and more effort should be made to reduce emissions, European scientists said in a report on Wednesday.
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2018-01-31 17:08:00
Monday, January 29th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Blended fuel powers 15-hour Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 flight between LA and Melbourne, reducing carbon emissions by 7% A Qantas plane powered partly by mustard seeds has become the world’s first biofuel flight between Australia and the United States, after landing in Melbourne on Tuesday. The 15-hour flight used a blended fuel that was 10% derived from the brassica carinata, an industrial type of mustard seed that functions as a fallow crop – meaning it can be grown by farmers in between regular crop cycles
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2018-01-29 23:34:02
Saturday, January 27th, 2018      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's northern Hebei province plans to reduce its annual coal consumption by 5 million tonnes this year by promoting the use of clean and renewable energy, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
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2018-01-27 05:28:46
Friday, January 26th, 2018      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - France will not increase carbon emissions as it reduces its reliance on nuclear energy in coming years, a junior minister told energy newsletter Enerpresse.
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2018-01-26 10:37:56
Thursday, January 25th, 2018      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government is hampering discussion about how to reduce the country's reliance on nuclear energy by limiting debate about more radical alternatives, renewable energy advocates said on Thursday.
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2018-01-25 12:00:32
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will have to spend more than 1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion) to meet even the lower end of the European Union's 2050 target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a draft of a study commissioned by the BDI German industry group.
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2018-01-17 14:27:11
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018      Leave a Comment
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to reform the power market and reduce energy consumption that envisage more ambitious climate goals, setting the stage for tough talks with reluctant EU member states.
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2018-01-17 08:45:48
Sunday, January 14th, 2018      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has punished officials in the provinces of Jiangxi and Henan for tampering with pollution monitoring equipment in order to reduce smog readings, the environment ministry said in a notice on Sunday.
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2018-01-14 18:52:30
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is looking to phase out all coal power plant production by 2025 and boost the role of renewable energy as it seeks to reduce its carbon footprint, the government said on Friday.
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2017-11-10 10:38:11
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy called on Friday for coal power plants across the country to be phased out by 2025 and for renewable energy to play a greater role as it moves to reduce its carbon footprint.
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2017-11-10 05:57:47
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Global investment could hold the key to fighting climate change, with one trillion dollars already invested in solutions such as renewables and energy efficiency, says International Finance Corporation
At least one trillion dollars are being invested globally in ways to reduce the threat of climate change, including renewable power, energy efficiency, and public transport around the world
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2017-11-02 00:30:46
Saturday, October 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - France will detail at the end of 2018 how many nuclear reactors will close to meet a target on reducing atomic energy, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot told French daily Le Monde on Saturday.
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2017-10-28 11:37:13