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BEIJING (Reuters) - The southern Chinese province of Guangdong will add six new sectors to its pilot carbon market, a move likely next year that will triple the number of firms it covers and help pave the way for a national CO2 trading scheme set to start in 2017.

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2015-09-25 03:04:30
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leaders of 10 Chinese cities and one major province are to announce that their carbon emissions will start to fall earlier than China's national target of 2030 at a U.S.-China meeting on Tuesday, a move meant to build momentum for a global climate change accord in December.
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2015-09-15 05:45:32
Thursday, September 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The vast Southern Ocean around Antarctica has started to soak up more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in recent years, helping limit climate change, after signs its uptake had stalled, a study said on Thursday.

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2015-09-10 13:02:53
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and Germany will line up on opposite sides of a European Union green energy debate starting next month on how to meet agreed renewable energy targets for the next decade.

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2015-08-19 11:16:20
Monday, July 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North America's first offshore wind farm on Monday, a milestone the company says could pave the way for an industry long established in Europe but that is still struggling with opposition in the United States
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2015-07-27 06:04:15
Thursday, July 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Micro-hydro energy schemes offer significant opportunities to regenerate deprived areas, but must overcome start-up costs and declining subsidiesMicro-hydro, the generation of electricity from small streams, has begun to take off in rural Wales. The country’s geography makes small-scale hydropower a viable alternative source of energy and, for struggling rural areas, a source of income and jobs
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2015-07-16 09:36:34
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens will on Thursday start an energy project to convert wind power into hydrogen for re-use as a general fuel or in natural gas pipelines.

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2015-07-01 12:04:07
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
High cost and mismatch in demand and supply makes country reliant on fossil fuels despite setting a goal to have half its energy needs met by renewables, reports Straits TimesLeandro Leviste, 21, has taken leave from university to start a solar panel company – so much does he believe in the future of renewable energy in his country, the Philippines
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2015-06-18 04:59:12
Thursday, June 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Most investors need to make a significant behavioral shift and start factoring climate change into their portfolio risk management, a study on its impact on financial market returns found on Thursday.
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2015-06-04 11:07:21
Monday, June 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - France suggested on Monday that world leaders should attend only the start of a summit on climate change in Paris in six months, hoping to avoid a repeat of the last failed attempt in 2009 when they came at the end and left empty-handed.
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2015-06-01 11:44:00
Thursday, May 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Reuters) - The World Bank will on July 15 hold a first of its kind auction worth $25 million for U.N.-backed carbon credits from projects designed to cut methane emissions, the bank said on Thursday.

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2015-05-28 05:42:19
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - European Union diplomats have approved a proposal to begin reform of the world's biggest carbon market in 2019, Latvia, the holder of the EU Presidency, said on Wednesday.

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2015-05-13 12:08:16
Sunday, May 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Despite the overloaded UK grid starting to deter solar or windpower projects from connecting the future for renewable energy is bright - but it does need some helpApple investing $1bn in a giant solar farm in California. Tesla building the world’s biggest battery factory to power electric cars. The Chinese deploying record numbers of wind turbines and solar panels
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2015-05-10 08:33:33
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
At this year’s Paris climate summit we need to change the tired narrative that developing nations need to follow the dirty coal route to financial prosperity. The numbers increasingly come out in favour of first movers to renewablesSilicon Valley start-ups are proud of their fast-paced culture and being first movers in creating new product categories and markets
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2015-04-29 09:58:29
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
But solar trade body warns that installation rates across the continent have fallen sharply as governments cut subsidies, reports BusinessGreenThe UK installed more new solar power capacity than any other European country last year and is on track to retain its top-ranking position this year, due to a rush to complete projects ahead of deep cuts to subsidies at the start of this month
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2015-04-28 04:32:48