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PARIS (Reuters) - California and Washington state joined five nations on the Pacific coast of the Americas on Tuesday to agree to step up the use of a price on carbon dioxide emissions as a central economic policy to slow climate change.
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2017-12-12 10:09:42
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PARIS (Reuters) - French state-owned utility EDF announced on Monday plans for a big push into solar energy in France that is likely to cost around 25 billion euros as the government tries to meet its climate goals.
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2017-12-11 11:12:00
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BOSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp urged Massachusetts' top court on Tuesday to block the state's attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company for decades concealed its knowledge of the role fossil fuels have on climate change.
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2017-12-05 13:03:30
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BOSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp will urge Massachusetts' top court on Tuesday to allow it to avoid handing over records to the state's attorney general amid a probe into whether the oil company misled investors and consumers about its knowledge of climate change.
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2017-12-05 06:20:54
Sunday, November 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A state-owned Nepali power company will develop the Himalayan country's biggest hydroelectric plant after the government scrapped a deal with a Chinese company, a government official said on Sunday.
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2017-11-26 02:18:28
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Government secures agreement to continue work on its proposed mechanism without direct comparison with alternative schemesThe government has secured agreement for further work to be carried out on the national energy guarantee despite resistance from South Australia and the ACT.
As flagged by Guardian Australia on Thursday, some of the Labor states wanted a detailed comparison with alternatives such as the chief scientist’s clean energy target and an emissions intensity trading scheme
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2017-11-23 20:12:35
Thursday, November 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Many nations' view that the United States should do more to fight climate change because it is the biggest historical emitter is a "distraction" from technological innovation, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday.
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2017-11-16 15:04:11
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria has formally jointed the 2015 Paris deal aimed at slowing climate change, the United Nations said on Tuesday, leaving the United States as the only country opposed to the pact.
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2017-11-14 12:43:11
Sunday, November 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the world on the issue of global warming.
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2017-11-12 06:20:57
Thursday, November 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $50 million to help nations around the world shift from coal to combat pollution and climate change, expanding his funding outside the United States.
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2017-11-09 12:01:53
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. voters picked climate change advocates in a handful of gubernatorial and state legislature races on Tuesday, providing a potential boost to state-level efforts to fight global warming through carbon trading schemes.
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2017-11-08 13:17:16
Saturday, October 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The United States will play a big role at global talks next month on shaping the Paris agreement on climate change, to the dismay of some nations that want Washington sidelined because of President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the deal.
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2017-10-28 10:22:25
Thursday, October 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe's biggest green energy players.
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2017-10-26 11:36:19
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Details are scant about the national energy guarantee. From what we know so far, battles are looming on several fronts A year and a day — that’s how long it took Frydenberg to kill off “Finkel”.On 7 October 2016, just nine days after a series of tornados took out at least 22 transmission pylons in South Australia and set off a cascading series of events resulting in a state-wide blackout, federal environment and energy minister John Frydenberg commissioned chief scientist professor Alan Finkel to review the stability of our energy system
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2017-10-24 19:48:50
Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters
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2017-10-20 14:11:22