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(Reuters) - California on Monday moved to restrict air pollutants from sources as diverse as diesel trucks and cow flatulence, the latest of several efforts in the most populous U.S. state to reduce emissions leading to climate change.
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2016-09-19 14:04:44
Thursday, September 8th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Urgent action is needed if UK is to meet its targets, particularly for heating and transportThe UK will fail to meet its targets on renewable energy generation, with take-up of clean fuels for heating and transport falling badly behind aims, MPs have warned.The findings of the influential energy and climate change committee (ECC) show that ministers have little clear plan for meeting the 2020 target to meet 15% of energy needs from renewable sources
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2016-09-08 23:01:52
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - U.S. ethanol plants and traders are rushing to sell biofuel to Brazil as tightening supplies and logistics in the South American market give the world's top producer a rare opportunity to ship south during the peak sugar cane harvest, sources said. U.S. ethanol plants are pumping out a record 1 million barrels per day taking advantage of cheap and plentiful corn feedstock, pushing domestic prices to three-month lows
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2016-08-04 10:54:20
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Henrik Poulsen of Dong says UK investment in turbines and offshore farms can power country without new nuclear stationThe biggest offshore windfarm developer in Britain has said the country can meet its future energy commitments without the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear project.Henrik Poulsen, chief executive of Dong Energy, said wind turbines could be built on time and on budget, giving the UK a reliable source of power if combined with output from new biomass or gas-fired plants
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2016-08-04 10:33:23
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Henrik Poulsen, CEO of Dong, says Britain’s investment in turbines and offshore farms can power country without new nuclear stationThe biggest offshore windfarm developer in Britain said the country can meet its future energy commitments without the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear project.Henrik Poulsen, chief executive of Dong Energy, said wind turbines could be built on time and on budget, giving the UK a reliable source of power if combined with output from new biomass or gas-fired plants
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2016-08-04 08:18:45
Thursday, July 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year - outstripping coal for the first time Almost half the UK’s electricity came from clean energy sources such as wind and nuclear power last year, official figures have revealed.Renewables accounted for a quarter of the country’s power supplies in 2015, outstripping coal power for the first time, the data published by the government revealed
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2016-07-28 09:44:45
Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Solar Impulse 2, which landed in Abu Dhabi, is first plane powered by the renewable energy source to tour the globe
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.The final leg of the feat, aimed at showcasing the potential of renewable energy, was a bumpy one, with turbulence driven by hot desert air leaving the solo pilot, Bertrand Piccard, fighting with the controls
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2016-07-25 19:06:24
Friday, July 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters.
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2016-07-22 15:37:30
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Off-grid communities such as those in sub-Saharan Africa can pay thousands of times as much as the rest of us for their energy. Designer Jim Reeves has developed a simple, low-cost gear-train and generator that uses a descending weight to power a perpetual light source. Children can do their homework and study, families and friends can eat together and interact after dark adding new dimensions and possibilities to their lives Continue reading
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2016-06-21 03:33:00
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said on Tuesday it was developing fuel cell vehicle (FCV) technology using ethanol as a hydrogen source in what would be an industry first, and planned to commercialize its system in 2020 as part of efforts to develop cleaner cars.
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2016-06-14 06:23:33
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - A glacier that is one of the largest at the source of China's Yangtze River is fast retreating because of climate change, state media said.
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2016-06-07 22:28:14
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Pact addresses concerns that burgeoning output from renewables is putting strain on electricity grid and pushing up pricesThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has hammered out a deal with state premiers on the latest reform to Germany’s renewable energy law aimed at curbing the costs and controlling the speed of the roll-out of green power sources
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2016-05-31 21:57:46
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel hammered out the framework for a deal with state premiers on Wednesday on reforms to Germany's renewable energy law aimed at curbing the costs and controlling the speed of the future roll-out of green power sources.
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2016-05-31 20:32:29
Thursday, May 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Wyke Farms saves £100,000 a year on energy bills thanks to green initiatives. And that’s just the start “My grandparents used to tell me that if you look after nature, then nature will look after you,” says Richard Clothier, managing director of Wyke Farms, which generates electricity, gas and heat from renewable sources
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2016-05-26 23:00:22
Thursday, May 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Renewable power sources, low-energy products and supply chain emissions cuts help Swedish furniture giant boost sustainabilityAs December’s landmark climate change summit in Paris (COP21) approached, Ikea made a number of major announcements. It pledged to invest €600m (£471m) in renewable energy projects – in addition to an earlier €1
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2016-05-26 23:00:22