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The head of the United Nations has warned that humanity has never faced a greater challenge than climate change as world leaders gathered in New York a high-level climate summit.
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2014-09-23 21:34:22
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday announced that France will contribute $1 billion to a near-empty global fund to help poor countries adapt to the effects of climate change as he addressed the United Nation's summit on climate change.


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2014-09-23 09:35:27
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations summit on climate change agreed on Tuesday to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wide-ranging deal to slow global warming.
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2014-09-23 17:42:01
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday a new global agreement on climate change must include strong commitments from emerging economies and move past the rich-poor country divide that has hampered progress in United Nations negotiations.



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2014-09-23 17:07:57
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Japan will not restart closed-down nuclear plants "unless safety is restored 100 percent," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday. Japan is currently "completely dependent on fossil fuels," Abe said at the World Leaders Forum, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, and that his government is looking to introduce renewable energy sources at a fast pace
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2014-09-22 23:40:12
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - With crises from Islamic State to Ebola competing for attention, the United Nations on Tuesday will zero in on climate change, giving leaders from 125 countries a platform to explain how they plan to address the issue.






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2014-09-23 07:53:24
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SolarCity, of course, is a solar power company, enabling thousands of residences, municipalities, and businesses, to adopt solar power. Constantly expanding across the United States, SolarCity is the nation's number one full-service provider of clean energy ...
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2014-09-23 07:19:55
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth.
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2014-09-23 10:57:29
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Cliff Brannon, general manager of POET Biorefining in Marion, traveled to Washington, D.C., Sept. 14-17 to meet with congressional officials and highlighted the role ethanol plays in reducing the United States' dependence on foreign oil ...
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2014-09-22 19:48:02
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The Tickells present Brazil, the first country in the world to adopt ethanol as a major fuel, as a case study. In response to the 1973 oil shocks, Brasilia launched an alternative energy program with the slogan: “Let's unite, make alcohol.” Today, almost every car ...
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2014-09-22 16:33:58
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the eve of Tuesday's U.N. climate summit, the United Nations chief underscored the urgent need to tackle climate change by moving toward an energy-efficient, low-carbon global economy.






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2014-09-22 16:12:59
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the United States could potentially unlock a $6 trillion energy market by revamping the country's fractured electricity grid, a move that he said would boost the competitiveness of renewable energy.



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2014-09-22 15:07:16
The planet will be drowned in love and good intentions at the United Nations today when leaders from around the world gather for a climate summit that will attempt to lend fresh impetus to global negotiations for a long-term plan to lower the emissions that cause global warming.
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2014-09-22 13:20:43
On the eve of a United Nations summit on climate change in New York City, about 200 people gathered in Chapel Hill’s Peace and Justice Plaza Sunday afternoon to raise awareness for environmental issues.
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2014-09-21 23:23:03
Five businesses in New Hampshire will share $164,000 in federal grants to install 200 kilowatts of solar power. The grants from United States Department of Agriculture, are aimed at small businesses in rural areas. The solar photovoltaic panels will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of 180 homes a year
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2014-09-21 22:32:00