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Potential for floating windfarms is huge, as many countries have windy sites close to shoreFloating windfarms are likely to be the next large-scale development in renewable energy. The first Hywind Scotland, developed by the Norwegian state oil giant, Statoil, has proved a greater success than its designers hoped
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2018-02-21 15:30:17
Monday, January 29th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Blended fuel powers 15-hour Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 flight between LA and Melbourne, reducing carbon emissions by 7% A Qantas plane powered partly by mustard seeds has become the world’s first biofuel flight between Australia and the United States, after landing in Melbourne on Tuesday. The 15-hour flight used a blended fuel that was 10% derived from the brassica carinata, an industrial type of mustard seed that functions as a fallow crop – meaning it can be grown by farmers in between regular crop cycles
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2018-01-29 23:34:02
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018      Leave a Comment
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to reform the power market and reduce energy consumption that envisage more ambitious climate goals, setting the stage for tough talks with reluctant EU member states.
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2018-01-17 08:45:48
Wednesday, December 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow local government to keep all the environment tax revenues raised from polluting firms, the State Council said on Wednesday, in an attempt to encourage local authorities to enforce environmental protection measures.
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2017-12-27 05:55:29
Thursday, December 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers and member states on Thursday agreed climate targets for 2030 in a move to meet the bloc's obligations under the Paris Agreement, which seeks to avoid the worst effects of greenhouse gases on the environment.
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2017-12-21 11:29:04
Wednesday, December 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
GENEVA (Reuters) - India has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling on solar power, the United States will tell the WTO's dispute settlement body (DSB) next month, triggering a fresh round of litigation, according to an agenda issued on Wednesday.
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2017-12-20 05:30:14
Friday, December 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research.
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2017-12-15 12:57:46
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
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
Monday, December 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
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
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
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
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
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