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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
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Push for nuclear and gas over renewables could be more costly in the long term, warns UN’s environment chiefThe UK government risks slowing the shift to clean energy sources by cutting support for renewable energy and strongly backing gas as a transitional fuel, according to the UN’s environment chief
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2016-05-24 05:38:59
Monday, May 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The South Pacific island of Vanuatu plans to generate all its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Ham Lini told Radio New Zealand.
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2016-05-16 01:57:38
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil on Thursday a rule to target methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, the first regulations to tackle the greenhouse gas from the sector, two sources briefed on the matter said.
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2016-05-11 20:14:53
Monday, March 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has ordered power transmission companies to provide grid connectivity for all renewable power generation sources and end a bottleneck that has left a large amount of clean power idle, the country's energy regulator said on Monday.





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2016-03-28 05:47:48
Thursday, March 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
Sources say £10.5m plant intended to burn woodchip to power much of the university has never workedOne of the UK’s largest and most ambitious biomass schemes, built with a £1m government grant, has been quietly abandoned.The £10.5m plant was intended burn woodchip to power much of the University of East Anglia (UEA), which has been hailed for its environmental credentials
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2016-03-03 05:55:37