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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of nine Republican lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the 2015 Paris climate agreement but to reduce its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions, as Trump advisors were set on Thursday to discuss whether to leave the pact.
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2017-04-27 11:36:44
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming
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2017-04-25 15:50:23
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday
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2017-04-23 19:59:35
Friday, April 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A federal court in Brazil suspended the operating license of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam on environmental grounds, according to a statement late on Thursday from federal prosecutors in the state of Pará.
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2017-04-07 11:26:18
Thursday, April 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A state appeals court on Thursday ruled California's high profile market system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions does not amount to an illegal tax, a decision that could lift a pall over the so-called cap-and-trade program's marketplace for buying and selling pollution allowances
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2017-04-06 17:49:12
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of 17 U.S. states filed a legal challenge on Wednesday against efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to roll back climate change regulations, deepening a political rift over his emerging energy policies.
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2017-04-05 17:57:23
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
HANOI (Reuters) - Formosa Plastics Corp's steel mill in Vietnam has met environment ministry conditions to start test runs, state television said on Wednesday, a year after a toxic spill from the plant caused the country's worst environmental disaster.
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2017-04-05 05:11:09
Monday, April 3rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Energy minister says Australia’s remoteness means it cannot match European countries yet in producing electricity from renewables Josh Frydenberg has pointed to South Australia’s intermittent power issues as evidence that the rest of the country is not ready to transition out of fossil fuels, calling the state Australia’s “great experiment”
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2017-04-03 16:03:12
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should continue to be "engaged" in international climate change discussions but the Paris climate change agreement is a "bad deal" for the country, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday.
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2017-04-02 11:22:35
Thursday, March 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its environmental protection leadership to China.
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2017-03-30 11:34:29
Thursday, March 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the European Union need to show joint leadership on climate change and cannot expect the "same leadership" from the new administration in the United States, European climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said in Beijing on Thursday.
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2017-03-30 01:47:47
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday kicked an Exxon Mobil Corp lawsuit seeking to thwart two states from pursuing a fraud case over climate change to a Manhattan court, saying his court wasn't the best place to resolve the dispute.
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2017-03-29 22:24:22
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
In the latest in our series on Australian green energy projects, we find out how the ACT is transitioning to 100% renewable energy, aided by the country’s largest community-owned solar farm• How the ‘nonna effect’ got Darebin’s pensioners signing up to solar
• How Daylesford’s windfarm took back the powerAs Australia remains mired in a broken debate about the supposed dangers of renewable energy, some states and territories are ignoring the controversy and steaming ahead
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2017-03-29 16:30:38
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Monday, March 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Protection mechanism in tornado-hit turbines caused drop in power that led to entire system being tripped, Aemo saysThe state-wide blackout in South Australia which prompted a national political storm over energy policy was caused by extreme weather, which triggered a cascading sequence resulting in the state separating from the national energy market, according to a final assessment from the Australian Energy Market Operator
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2017-03-27 21:53:41
Monday, March 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Despite its Sunshine State moniker, Florida is barely harnessing its bountiful rays for energy, with the number of households getting solar panels not projected to squeak past 100 a year until 2021. Meanwhile, there’s a solar boom occurring in north-east states such as New York and out west in CaliforniaSunshine state shuns solar as overcast New York basks in clean energy boom Continue reading
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2017-03-27 11:09:38