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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate change.





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2016-02-10 19:00:21
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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
Thursday, January 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
In Paris last year 195 countries committed cutting emissions and reducing global warming. Join a panel on Thursday 4 February to discuss making these a reality
On Wednesday the United Nations urged global business leaders to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020
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2016-01-28 09:03:25
Thursday, January 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - California, which boasts more than half of the households with solar panels in the United States, will decide on Thursday whether to stick with a policy that has allowed rooftop systems producing electricity to flourish or to implement reforms that would make it more expensive to go solar
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2016-01-28 06:10:52
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Rapid transition from fossil fuels to wind and solar is needed to ensure the success of the Paris climate agreement, says secretary general, Ban Ki-moonThe United Nations urged global business leaders on Wednesday to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020.One month after the Paris climate agreement, Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, told business leaders they needed to act decisively to hasten the transition away from the fossil fuel economy – or they would put the historic accord in jeopardy
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2016-01-27 09:00:08
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 22:23:48
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will announce as soon as Friday an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 17:54:35
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - United Wind Inc, which has carved out a niche leasing wind turbines to farms and rural homes, has clinched $200 million in funding from Toronto-based Forum Equity Partners - the largest-ever single investment in small wind projects.








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2016-01-05 10:08:22
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - SMA Solar, Germany's largest solar company, continues to see strong demand for its inverters in the United States, its chief executive said, banking on an extension of local tax benefits for renewable energy.








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2015-12-22 06:53:30
Thursday, December 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - Scientists from the United States, Japan, and China are racing to perfect satellite technology that could one day measure greenhouse gas emissions from space, potentially transforming the winner into the world's first climate cop.







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2015-12-10 17:08:14
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Wednesday, December 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - The United States announced plans on Wednesday to double grant funding it provides to help developing countries adapt to climate change to around $860 million a year, a pledge that may help clinch a global climate pact this week.







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2015-12-09 09:30:33
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - On the frontline of climate change, many people in low-lying Pacific islands say they will consider migrating if droughts, floods or rises in sea level worsen, a study showed on Wednesday at United Nations talks.









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2015-12-02 13:37:55
Monday, November 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.







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2015-11-30 16:58:11
Sunday, November 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PERTH, Australia/PARIS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people joined one of the biggest global days of climate change activism on Sunday, from Sydney to Berlin, to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at a summit in Paris.
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2015-11-29 08:03:05
Wednesday, November 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
It is hard for France’s capital to look beyond the terror attack, but the decisions taken at the UN climate change conference may in the end matter moreWhile Europe is on high alert against another murderous terrorist attack, it will be hard for Paris to look beyond the next 24 hours. But soon delegates start arriving in the French capital for preliminary meetings ahead of COP21, the United Nations climate change summit which will be launched on 30 November with all the grandeur attendant on a gathering of global leaders
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2015-11-18 13:38:15