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OSLO (Reuters) - A Swiss company will start to extract carbon dioxide from thin air in Iceland on Thursday, seeking to transform the gas into rock far below ground in a first test of a costly technology meant to slow climate change.
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2017-10-11 11:55:12
Monday, October 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglian Water's issuance of the first water utility green bond in Europe should pave the way for more such instruments which should help the market grow, Dutch bank ING's head of sustainable capital markets said.
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2017-10-02 06:05:41
Sunday, September 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Environmental activists are due to start a week of protests on Sunday against a major coal mining project they say will damage Australia's Great Barrier Reef and contribute to global warming.
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2017-09-17 01:32:21
Monday, August 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Jay Weatherill’s government says 150 megawatt plant will be biggest of its kind in the world and create about 700 jobsA proposed solar thermal power plant in South Australia’s mid-north has been contracted to supply all the state government’s power needs.Work on the $650m SolarReserve facility will start in 2018, creating 650 construction jobs and 50 ongoing positions
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2017-08-14 02:07:09
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Producers of "green" aluminum - made using renewable energy rather than fossil fuels - are starting to charge premium prices thanks to rising demand from industrial customers under pressure to reduce their carbon footprints.
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2017-08-02 07:26:25
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The wall of Republican climate denial is starting to crack; who will be the Neo that accelerates the process?
Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt wants to hold televised ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ climate science ‘debates.’ The idea is that a ‘Red Team’ of scientists will challenge the mainstream findings of ‘Blue Team’ scientists
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2017-07-19 05:00:17
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday.
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2017-07-05 10:11:45
Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON/OSLO (Reuters) - Investors are slowly starting to push companies to reduce their carbon footprint and help the world meet targets on limiting global warming that were agreed in the 2015 Paris climate talks.
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2017-06-29 20:02:56
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL/OSLO (Reuters) - The $10 billion Green Climate Fund that U.S. President Donald Trump said was a waste of tax dollars has fallen behind on its goals, with a biggest payout so far of just $5 million for a U.S.-led solar energy project.
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2017-06-13 00:35:38
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Exclusive: On the eve of the long-awaited Finkel review, analysis shows Australia’s emissions rose sharply in the first quarter of 2017Australia’s carbon emissions jumped at the start of 2017, the first time they have risen in the first few months of a year for more than a decade, according to projections produced exclusively for the Guardian
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2017-06-07 15:09:43
Sunday, April 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can be hard to overcome on their own
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2017-04-30 08:00:00