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HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Virgin Islands' attorney general on Wednesday agreed to withdraw a sweeping subpoena issued against Exxon Mobil Corp as part of a push by a coalition of state prosecutors to try to investigate whether the world's largest publicly traded oil company misled the public about climate change risks
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2016-06-29 19:07:48
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's greenhouse gas reduction program is in a battle for its life, and uncertainty about its future has spooked buyers of its carbon permits
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2016-06-15 07:09:43
Friday, June 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
DUBLIN/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Airlines want one global deal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from air travel despite higher costs, in order to avoid a patchwork of regulation that would be harder to manage, an executive of the International Air Transport Association trade group said on Friday.
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2016-06-03 10:31:44
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is seeking support from its neighbors to be allowed to engage in international trade in ivory and will not burn its 70 tonnes of ivory stocks as Kenya did last month, the environment minister said on Wednesday.
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2016-06-01 10:57:12
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Steep rise between 2010 and 2014 shows link between EU’s renewable energy mandate and deforestation in south-east Asia, say campainersLeaked trade industry figures show a five-fold increase in the use of palm oil for biodiesel in Europe between 2010 and 2014, providing new evidence of links between deforestation in southeast Asia and the EU’s renewable energy mandate
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2016-06-01 04:14:12
Tuesday, April 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Opposition maintains ambitious targets but aims to minimise cost to households and defers details until after electionLabor is proposing two emissions trading schemes – one for big industrial polluters and an electricity industry model similar to one once backed by Malcolm Turnbull – in a climate policy that trumps the Coalition’s ambition but minimises the hit on household power bills and leaves important detail to be determined post-election
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2016-04-26 14:00:30
Monday, April 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Climate Home: Sir David King favours technology development over emissions trading as a way to shift emerging economies off coalCarbon pricing is “too sluggish a weapon” against climate change, top UK envoy Sir David King said on Monday.Speaking at a sustainability event in London, Sir David argued innovation to bring down the cost of clean technology would bring swifter results
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2016-04-25 10:21:09
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled Exxon Mobil Corp must include a climate change resolution on its annual shareholder proxy, a defeat for the world's largest publicly traded oil producer, which had argued it already provides adequate carbon disclosures.
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2016-03-23 18:25:00
Thursday, February 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - The Arctic is thawing even faster than lawmakers can formulate new rules to prevent the environmental threat of heavy fuel oil pollution from ships plying an increasingly popular trade route.

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2016-02-25 08:39:20
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States won a ruling against India at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday after challenging the rules on the origin of solar cells and solar modules used in India's national solar power program.
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2016-02-24 10:16:32
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
How do we finance the climate adaption needed to stop global temperatures rising above 1.5 degrees? Our panel of experts share their thoughtsHundreds of billions of dollars could be made available for climate finance by placing a small tax on financial transactions such as the trading of stocks and bonds
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2016-02-09 11:22:43
Friday, February 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and India are in talks that could settle a long-running solar power trade dispute, delaying the announcement of a ruling by the World Trade Organization, an Obama administration official said on Friday.

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2016-02-05 16:23:42
Friday, January 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban firms responsible for auditing carbon dioxide emissions and offset projects from trading on a national carbon market due to be launched in 2017, according to new government guidelines aimed at increasing the credibility of the verifiers.

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2016-01-22 10:21:58
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Trade body says solar panel installation is still attractive for consumers but average payback period will almost doubleSolar panels still make financial sense for consumers despite a double whammy of subsidy cuts and a rise in VAT rates, the industry has said.This Friday marks the final chance for homeowners to secure the current incentive of 12
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2016-01-14 05:23:10