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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-headquartered solar panel maker REC hopes to be exempt from potential U.S. restrictions on imports following a recent trade finding that said no significant injury to the United States had been caused by makers including those from Australia, Canada and Singapore.
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2017-10-20 11:19:48
Prime minister wins party room backing despite Tony Abbott bid for delay, but policy may be resisted by statesMalcolm Turnbull has secured party room backing to impose new reliability and emissions reduction guarantees on energy retailers and large energy users from 2020.But the emissions reduction trajectory, the most internally sensitive component of the reform, will require new legislation, and the government has been advised to implement the new scheme with the support of state governments passing complementary laws – which could render Turnbull’s reworked proposal dead on arrival
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2017-10-17 01:41:00
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rabobank NA [RABOVR.UL] is launching with the United Nations $1 billion in financing for farmers to transition to more sustainable practices as food companies and consumers are demanding more supply chain transparency.
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2017-10-16 16:22:59
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU environment ministers agreed national emissions-reduction targets on Friday in a push to show how the bloc is delivering on its climate goals ahead of United Nations talks next months to fight global warming.
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2017-10-13 07:51:55
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he hoped recent devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean and southern United States would convince climate change skeptics like U.S. President Donald Trump that global warming is a "major threat."
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2017-10-04 12:20:04
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - The International Energy Agency (IEA) has raised its forecasts for renewable energy over the next five years following a record 2016, mainly driven by a surge in solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in China, India and the United States.
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2017-10-04 02:28:56
Wednesday, September 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Weather extremes and air pollution from burning fossil fuels cost the United States $240 billion a year in the past decade, according to a report on Wednesday that urged President Donald Trump to do more to combat climate change.
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2017-09-27 11:10:41
Saturday, September 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Officials from more than 30 nations that signed onto a 2015 landmark pact to fight climate change gathered in Montreal on Saturday, their first meeting since the United States last month gave formal notice it would pull out of the Paris agreement.
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2017-09-16 10:56:49
Friday, September 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations' climate change body that oversees the Paris Climate Agreement, despite President Donald Trump's decision to stop funding it.
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2017-09-08 10:38:46
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Monday's solar eclipse had no major impact on electricity demand in affected areas of the United States, according to grid operators and utilities, many of which had lined up alternative power supplies.
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2017-08-22 12:38:11
Saturday, August 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them on Monday afternoon, biologists say.
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2017-08-19 20:08:11
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region.
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2017-07-26 20:13:22
Thursday, July 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's solar industry is expected to produce 25 percent more panels in 2017 than last year, supported by domestic sales and demand from the United States and emerging markets, the head of a Chinese industry association said.
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2017-07-20 07:26:30
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Operator of UK’s largest power station says it plans to convert one of three remaining coal-fired units to gasThe operator of the UK’s largest power station has seen its share price slide after it posted a pre-tax loss of £83m in the first half of the year despite increasing earnings by 73%.Drax Group, which runs a coal and biomass plant in North Yorkshire, boosted its earnings to £121m from £70m last year, due to its acquisition of the business-to-business supplier Opus Energy
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2017-07-19 04:33:16
Saturday, July 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
HAMBURG (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had not given up on trying to get U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to change his mind about withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate change agreement.
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2017-07-08 13:53:23