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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China and the United States, the world's top producers of greenhouse gas emissions, pledged on Friday to formally adopt by the end of the year a Paris deal to slow global warming, raising the prospects of it being enforced much faster than anticipated.
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2016-04-22 15:47:06
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China, one of the world's top emitters of greenhouse gases, pledged on Friday to ratify the Paris deal to slow climate change by September, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Friday.
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2016-04-22 15:28:58
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Paris deal to slow climate change is set to be signed by more than 165 countries at the United Nations on Friday, the most states to endorse an international agreement on day one, a record backers hope will inspire swift implementation.
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2016-04-21 23:07:18
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - There are concerns at the United Nations about apparent attempts inside the United States to "sabotage" President Barack Obama's commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the U.N. General Assembly said on Wednesday.
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2016-04-20 19:46:32
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have a message for Americans who like the milder winters and agreeable summers experienced in most of the United States since the 1970s thanks to global climate change: enjoy it while you can.
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2016-04-20 12:05:40
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LONDON (Reuters) - Global wind energy capacity will nearly double in the next five years, largely led by further market growth in China, but also as a stronger industry emerges in the United States, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said on Tuesday.
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2016-04-19 09:04:52
Thursday, March 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China confirmed Thursday that they will sign the Paris climate change agreement in New York on April 22, a move that officials hope will help the accord enter into force this year.
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2016-03-31 11:41:33
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 400 churches in the United Kingdom plan to switch to clean energy providers for their light and heat, shifting spending of 1 million pounds ($1.4 million) to renewables from fossil fuels, two Christian charities said on Wednesday.
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2016-03-30 09:41:28
Thursday, March 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
‘While the deal is not enough by itself, it is a major step forward,’ says former US vice president and climate campaigner during visit to PhilippinesWorld leaders must show their commitment to tackling global warming by signing the Paris climate agreement at a ceremony in April at the United Nations, climate change activist and former US vice president Al Gore said
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2016-03-17 11:47:30
Thursday, March 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Canada agreed joint steps on Thursday to fight climate change, including cutting methane emissions from oil and gas operations and signing last year's Paris climate deal "as soon as feasible."









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2016-03-10 11:51:03
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 16th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change this year regardless of the Supreme Court's decision to put a chunk of President Barack Obama's environmental action on hold, the U.S. climate envoy said on Tuesday.






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2016-02-16 09:03:36
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
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
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
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