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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
Monday, December 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will lay out a climate action plan for 2050 by the middle of next year and is talking to industry groups and trade unions about ways to end coal-fired power generation, its Environment Minister said on Monday.
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2015-12-14 08:22:41
Monday, December 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea plans to boost annual production of environment-friendly cars by more than ten-fold by 2020 to cut carbon emissions and tap into a new export market, the country's trade ministry said on Tuesday.
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2015-12-07 21:02:54
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Manitoba pledged on Thursday to cut greenhouse gas emissions and start a carbon cap and trade system, the latest Canadian province to set long-term targets to fight climate change.
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2015-12-03 13:57:51
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Rival international negotiations in Geneva could outlaw subsidies for solar or wind power in ‘great climate change swindle’Secret trade talks in Geneva could outlaw subsidies for renewable energy, undermining climate discussions in Paris that aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions, anti-poverty campaigners have warned
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2015-12-03 11:23:05
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BOSTON (Reuters) - State Street Corp's asset management arm on Wednesday launched its first fossil-fuel free exchange-traded fund, citing investors' concerns over climate change.
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2015-12-02 14:23:34
Friday, November 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - It was supposed to be the way the market would cut greenhouse gases by itself: governments selling companies permits-to-pollute, which they could trade among themselves. Over time, the number of permits would be reduced, and the cost to companies of failing to cut emissions would rise
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2015-11-27 11:59:02
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Governments around the world will this year raise around $22 billion from schemes putting a price on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions such as taxes or emissions trading systems, a report on Wednesday showed.
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2015-10-28 07:34:51
Sunday, October 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Trade body says scheme would add just £1 to bills by 2019 and comes in response to government plans to cut subsidies for rooftop solar panels by 87%The solar power industry has proposed an emergency plan to rescue renewables, which it says would add just £1 to consumer bills by 2019, on top of the £9 a year that clean technology subsidies cost bill payers
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2015-10-18 18:01:02
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Labor leader says Australia can have a ‘battle of ideas’ over which party has the best climate change policies, but is yet to detail the ALP’s alternative plansBill Shorten says his goal to source 50% of Australia’s power from renewables by 2030 is a “declaration of intent”, to be achieved by Labor’s yet-to-be-detailed policies including an emissions trading scheme, as well as increased consumer demand for clean energy
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2015-10-06 08:01:08
Friday, September 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - The southern Chinese province of Guangdong will add six new sectors to its pilot carbon market, a move likely next year that will triple the number of firms it covers and help pave the way for a national CO2 trading scheme set to start in 2017.

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2015-09-25 03:04:30
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Friday, September 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Solar trade body chief claims energy secretary Amber Rudd told him the impact on jobs was not part of the consultationThe potential loss of thousands of jobs will not be a factor when the government decides whether to implement its proposed heavy cuts to solar power subsidies, according to the chairman of a solar trade body who met energy secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday
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2015-09-04 11:50:49