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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment.
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2016-09-22 16:32:25
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(Reuters) - California on Monday moved to restrict air pollutants from sources as diverse as diesel trucks and cow flatulence, the latest of several efforts in the most populous U.S. state to reduce emissions leading to climate change.
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2016-09-19 14:04:44
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday joined more than 20 countries in creating 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world to protect oceans from the threat of climate change and pollution.
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2016-09-15 11:42:48
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday will join more than 20 countries to announce the creation of 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world to protect the world's oceans from the threat of climate change and pollution.
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2016-09-14 23:08:53
Monday, September 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Unlike coal and natural gas plants that emit carbon emissions while producing electricity, nuclear generates none. So why aren’t more states getting onboard?Nestled between Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tennessee, the Watts Bar 2 nuclear power plant sits on 1,700 acres in an area friendly to nuclear power
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2016-09-12 16:00:36
Monday, September 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil, one of the world's largest emitters of heat-trapping gases, on Monday ratified the Paris agreement to fight global warming, joining top polluters United States and China and bringing the deal closer to implementation.
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2016-09-12 11:53:26
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Campaigners say the government intends to charge business rates for small solar installations on schools, but academies, private and free schools will be exempt due to charitable status Many state schools with solar panels are set to be hit with a tax hike, according to government plans, but private schools, free schools and academies will not be affected due to their charitable status
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2016-09-06 10:18:40
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, said all investors should factor climate change into their decision-making and doing so would not mean having to accept lower returns. Global moves to coordinate a response to climate change took a big step forward on Saturday when both China and the United States ratified a 2015 plan to curb climate-warming emissions, raising chances it will enter into law this year
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2016-09-06 04:06:00
Monday, September 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government is considering imposing penalties on offshore oil companies that damage marine environment, state media said on Monday, the latest effort by Beijing to clamp down on environmental pollution and tackle risks from oil leaks.
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2016-09-05 09:52:09
Friday, September 2nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's parliament on Saturday ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, the Xinhua state news agency said, which could help put the pact into force by as early as the end of the year.
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2016-09-02 21:00:09
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Monday, August 29th, 2016      Leave a Comment
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The state of Victoria plans to ban shale and coal seam gas fracking in what would be Australia's first permanent ban on unconventional gas drilling, citing the concerns of farmers and potential health and environment risks.
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2016-08-29 19:22:08
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California lawmakers voted to extend the state's climate change fighting efforts out to 2030 on Wednesday, giving a new lease on life to the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction program in the country.
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2016-08-24 18:59:06
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to extend the state's ambitious program to fight climate change beyond 2020, but minutes later it posted disappointing results from an auction of carbon permits that is key to the plan.
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2016-08-23 18:20:31
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Thursday, August 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Coag meeting will agree on a significant suite of reforms, federal energy and environment minister says • If energy ministers bow to gas industry they’ll be deciding in the darkA meeting of state and territory energy ministers will tackle secret long-term gas contracts in an effort to make the sector more competitive, the federal environment and energy minister has said
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2016-08-18 19:25:05
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
A ReachTEL poll commissioned by Friends of the Earth shows 68% of the state, including a majority of Liberal voters, want to see an end to reliance on coal The vast majority of people in Victoria – and even a majority of Liberal voters – support the state moving towards 100% renewable energy “as a matter of urgency,” a new poll has found
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2016-08-17 15:00:12