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SAN FRANCISCO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - California and leaders of 11 states and provinces signed an agreement on Tuesday to limit their output of heat-trapping greenhouse gases 80 to 95 percent by 2050, a goal they hope will help prevent runaway climate change.
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2015-05-19 17:15:35
OSLO (Reuters) - Americans are likely to have six times more days above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) by 2100, partly because of climate change, scientists said on Monday, with heat already linked to hundreds of deaths a year in the United States.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-05-18 11:58:25
Friday, May 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Publicly-run clean energy programmes are flourishing across the US, as states from California to Massachusetts and Ohio embrace the switch from fossil-fuel based powerSewage and solar power may be odd bedfellows in the race to save the climate. But in Sonoma County, one hour north of San Francisco, an experiment is underway to install the nation’s largest floating solar array on a series of wastewater treatment ponds
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2015-05-08 07:30:02
Thursday, May 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is optimistic about hitting its 2015 energy-saving and environment goals, after data from the country's top economic planner showed it reduced energy consumption in the first quarter, the state-backed China Daily newspaper said on Friday.



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2015-05-07 20:51:39
Monday, May 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States must redirect spending from wasteful solar power tax credits and prepare the electricity grid for large-scale solar energy use if the industry is to play a significant role in lowering carbon emissions, a report led by MIT researchers said on Tuesday.
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2015-05-04 23:03:15
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - Climate change threatens some of China's most important infrastructure projects, China's top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the country's rate of warming was higher than the global average.
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2015-05-03 22:12:15
Thursday, April 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will miss a U.N. deadline on Thursday to firm up promises to provide billions of dollars for a new U.N. fund intended to help developing nations tackle global warming, the fund said.
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2015-04-30 08:51:26
Sunday, April 19th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Private and state-owned energy companies own reserves of fuel containing more than 3,200 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide – nearly five times the amount that can be burned if the global temperature is to be kept to within safe levels, according to a report.





UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-04-19 18:18:37
Friday, April 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer's climate change advocacy group offered unexpected praise on Friday to Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush for saying the United States should work with the world to reduce carbon emissions.






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2015-04-17 16:38:53
Friday, April 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India's surprise decision to agree to phase-down the use of a potent greenhouse gas after years of opposition is a "significant step" toward global action to address climate change, the U.S. State Department's climate change envoy said Friday.
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2015-04-17 15:19:28
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Tuesday, April 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Last year, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $8 million for microgrid projects across the United States. With goals of reducing emissions by more than 20% and improving system energy efficiencies by more than 20% by 2020, microgrids will be part of the solution as they help increase the amount of renewable energy that can be integrated into the grid
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2015-04-14 14:28:34
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
"The climate is the ultimate common good," states the Green Party's election manifesto, which pledges to ramp up spending on renewables, prioritise home energy efficiency and put an end the UK's dependency on fossil fuels.
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2015-04-14 09:06:58
Monday, April 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
For the second year in a row, the solar panels on the roof of Collier’s public works garage is earning the township state recognition. Manager ...
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2015-04-13 14:26:19
Monday, April 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO, April 13 (Reuters) - China is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause of man-made global warming since 1990, the benchmark year for U.N.-led action, in a historic shift that may raise pressure on Beijing to act.






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2015-04-13 07:52:28
Sunday, April 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Most of the electricity produced in Colorado still comes from burning coal, but even the state's two largest coal burners are adding more renewable energy.
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2015-04-12 01:10:21