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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
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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
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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
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
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 22:23:48
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will announce as soon as Friday an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 17:54:35
Monday, January 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fewer than one-third of oil and gas companies report their emissions of powerful greenhouse gas methane through voluntary, publicly available sources, posing a risk to their investors, said a new report released on Monday.







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2016-01-11 10:52:52
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is pushing to suspend bauxite mining due to concerns about its impact on the environment, a cabinet source said on Saturday, threatening to interrupt supply of the aluminum-making ingredient to China.









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2016-01-02 04:36:40
Monday, December 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Major international companies are using wind power to go green and save money.As a follow-up to a recent article I posted on renewable energy, this article discusses the economics of wind in both the developed and developing worlds compared to other renewable energy sources. At the recent climate conference in Paris, 70 countries highlighted wind as a major component for their emissions-reduction schemes
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2015-12-28 05:00:27
Friday, December 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland is considering a ban on building wind farms close to houses, a move the industry fears may block new investment in renewable energy sources and bolster coal's role in the economy.
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2015-12-18 09:38:36
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will soon allow automakers to manufacture vehicles that can run entirely on ethanol, but adoption is likely to be slow as the country has not been able to source the sugarcane by-product even for its current low gasoline-blending targets.



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2015-12-16 04:42:40
Sunday, December 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Using dye-sensitised solar cells, household objects can harvest energy from indirect light and store itThe kitchen table has been the place where many new inventions and ideas have been sketched out, but rarely has it been the source of innovation itself.With an orange-striped surface on its steel frame, a new table from London-based designers Caventou appears to be an ultra-modern piece of furniture for an arty homeowner
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2015-12-13 08:17:28
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