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BONN, Germany (Reuters) - National plans for limiting greenhouse gas emissions fall short of tough action needed to slow climate change under a United Nations agreement due in Paris in December, European researchers said on Wednesday.
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2015-09-02 09:06:03
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrived in Alaska on Monday for a three-day tour aimed at spotlighting how its melting permafrost and eroding coastlines show the United States is already being hurt by climate change.









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2015-08-31 18:36:24
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's E.ON plans to expand its solar and wind business in the United States, an executive said, as the utility strives to bolster its renewable energy operations ahead of a planned spin-off of its ailing fossil-fuel power plants.






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2015-08-26 05:47:34
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Solar Council letterboxes all electors in Western Australia’s seat of Canning encouraging them to vote for Labor, the Greens or the Palmer United partyThe solar industry is letterboxing all electors in the crucial West Australian Canning byelection urging them to vote against the Liberal party on 19 September in response to the Abbott government’s “war on solar”
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2015-08-25 01:24:23
Thursday, August 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oceanographers are studying whether climate change is contributing to an unprecedented bloom of toxic algae that spans the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada, raising health concerns and leading to multimillion-dollar income losses from closed fisheries.
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2015-08-06 14:58:24
Monday, August 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Solar and wind energy in the United States is likely to have a secure future thanks to President Barack Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions by forcing utilities to use renewable sources to produce electricity, the industry said on Monday.
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2015-08-03 18:49:32
Monday, August 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, saying such "visionary leadership" is needed ahead of negotiations on a global climate change deal.
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2015-08-03 12:13:50
Sunday, August 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations 193-member states agreed on Sunday on an agenda for the world's sustainable development over the next 15 years that pledges to leave no-one behind and is now due to be formally adopted by world leaders at a summit in September.
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2015-08-02 18:46:27
Monday, July 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North America's first offshore wind farm on Monday, a milestone the company says could pave the way for an industry long established in Europe but that is still struggling with opposition in the United States
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2015-07-27 06:04:15
Friday, July 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Big energy utilities are attacking solar energy and limiting choice for ordinary Americans. Conservatives and progressives should unite to fight backI am a lifelong conservative and, also, a strong advocate for solar energy. As I travel the country advocating for solar using a free-market message, I am seeing an awakening among conservatives in this area
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2015-07-24 06:30:04
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Tuesday, July 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday urged the United Nations to take a "very strong stand" on climate change at a landmark summit this year in Paris on global warming.









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2015-07-21 11:56:57
Friday, July 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - A United Nations accord to slow global warming should be short, flexible and long-lasting to avoid complex re-negotiations every few years, according to a document prepared by France before a Paris summit in December.
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2015-07-17 09:14:58
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Friday it would slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent by 2030 from 2013 levels and would submit the plan to the United Nations later in the day as its contribution to a global summit on climate change in Paris in November.
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2015-07-16 23:19:09
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OSLO (Reuters) - The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine.The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denmark, is a response to global warming, which is melting sea ice in the central Arctic Ocean, an area the size of the Mediterranean
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2015-07-16 13:03:41
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GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations warned on Wednesday of the dangers posed by hot weather, especially to children and the elderly, as much of Europe sweltered in a heatwave whose intensity it blamed on climate change.
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2015-07-01 06:51:38