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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
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-headquartered solar panel maker REC hopes to be exempt from potential U.S. restrictions on imports following a recent trade finding that said no significant injury to the United States had been caused by makers including those from Australia, Canada and Singapore.
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2017-10-20 11:19:48
Prime minister wins party room backing despite Tony Abbott bid for delay, but policy may be resisted by statesMalcolm Turnbull has secured party room backing to impose new reliability and emissions reduction guarantees on energy retailers and large energy users from 2020.But the emissions reduction trajectory, the most internally sensitive component of the reform, will require new legislation, and the government has been advised to implement the new scheme with the support of state governments passing complementary laws – which could render Turnbull’s reworked proposal dead on arrival
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2017-10-17 01:41:00
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Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in handThe grownups have finally won and everyone in the UK, from those in cold homes to those on polluted streets and in flooded towns, will benefit. The most important aspect of the UK government’s new clean growth strategy is its unequivocal statement that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy are one and the same thing
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2017-10-12 07:32:53
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Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy
After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen to the green energy revolution?In most instances, Trump is worse than we could have imagined
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2017-10-11 05:00:08
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he hoped recent devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean and southern United States would convince climate change skeptics like U.S. President Donald Trump that global warming is a "major threat."
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2017-10-04 12:20:04
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - The International Energy Agency (IEA) has raised its forecasts for renewable energy over the next five years following a record 2016, mainly driven by a surge in solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in China, India and the United States.
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2017-10-04 02:28:56
Thursday, September 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal
As soon as Donald Trump won the presidential election, people in the US and around the world knew it was terrible news for the environment. Not wanting to believe that he would try to follow through on our worst fears, we held out hope
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2017-09-28 05:00:35
Wednesday, September 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Weather extremes and air pollution from burning fossil fuels cost the United States $240 billion a year in the past decade, according to a report on Wednesday that urged President Donald Trump to do more to combat climate change.
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2017-09-27 11:10:41
Saturday, September 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Officials from more than 30 nations that signed onto a 2015 landmark pact to fight climate change gathered in Montreal on Saturday, their first meeting since the United States last month gave formal notice it would pull out of the Paris agreement.
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2017-09-16 10:56:49
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Party raises concerns over nuclear costs as Vince Cable says record low wind power prices should lead to ‘radical reappraisal’New nuclear power stations may not be the best option for keeping Britain’s lights on and meeting the country’s carbon targets, the Liberal Democrats have said.The party said there were legitimate concerns over nuclear’s cost and the risks it would not be delivered on time, just days after windfarms secured state support far more cheaply than the Hinkley Point C atomic power station
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2017-09-16 02:00:05
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday citing a government document, as Beijing intensifies its push to boost industrial demand for corn and clean up choking smog.
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2017-09-12 23:05:11
Monday, September 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point CThe government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low.Experts said green energy had reached a tipping point in the UK after two windfarms secured a state-backed price for their output that was nearly half the level awarded last year to Britain’s first new nuclear power site in a generation, Hinkley Point C
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2017-09-11 13:02:57
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Tuesday, September 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Australia state (WA) will ban onshore hydraulic fracturing while it looks into the risks associated with the drilling technique, its environment minister said on Tuesday, making it the fifth Australian state to restrict the process.
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2017-09-05 05:30:35
Friday, September 1st, 2017      Leave a Comment
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Environmental activists on Friday said the state of Illinois' approval of its first permit to allow a specific kind of oil and gas fracking would increase the risk of harm to the environment and residents' health.
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2017-09-01 17:57:46