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Tuesday, October 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Details are scant about the national energy guarantee. From what we know so far, battles are looming on several fronts A year and a day — that’s how long it took Frydenberg to kill off “Finkel”.On 7 October 2016, just nine days after a series of tornados took out at least 22 transmission pylons in South Australia and set off a cascading series of events resulting in a state-wide blackout, federal environment and energy minister John Frydenberg commissioned chief scientist professor Alan Finkel to review the stability of our energy system
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2017-10-24 19:48:50
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' environment minister said he was hopeful that a ban on open-pit mining would be lifted before the end of the year after a government panel recommended its removal on Tuesday.
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2017-10-24 05:53:21
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has frozen requests to commercially release a locally developed genetically modified mustard, an environment ministry document released on Tuesday showed, amid stiff opposition to lab-altered food from domestic activists and politicians.
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2017-10-24 02:51:06
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government should adopt a strategy to manage climate change risks, as their cost to the government may rise as much as $35 billion per year by mid-century, a congressional watchdog office report released on Monday said.
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2017-10-23 20:07:44
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Forest fires in Brazil and Indonesia contributed to a record loss in global tree cover in 2016, equivalent to the size of New Zealand, that could accelerate deforestation blamed for climate change, an independent forest monitoring network said on Monday.
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2017-10-23 13:38:52
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the southern African nation's minister of environment and tourism said on Monday.
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2017-10-23 10:42:25
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment.
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2017-10-23 10:32:53
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
SSE and Drax tell Philip Hammond they need longer-term clarity on price floor if they are to replace coal power plantsTwo of Britain’s biggest energy companies have called on Philip Hammond to strengthen a carbon tax that has driven a dramatic collapse in coal power generation, arguing it is essential for the shift to cleaner energy
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2017-10-23 00:01:11
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Any support for Coalition’s national energy guarantee needs to defend ‘50% renewable energy target by 2030’Labor’s major environmental lobby group has endorsed the ALP reaching a bipartisan position with the Turnbull government on energy policy, but warned that a deal should not be at any price
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2017-10-22 21:54:59
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday, an official said on Sunday.
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2017-10-22 20:32:12
Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters
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2017-10-20 14:11:22
Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
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
Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
TANGIER ISLAND, Md (Reuters) - This summer, a delegation of Republican climate activists visited Tangier Island, a speck of grassland in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, to try to convince its 450 residents to take climate change seriously.
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2017-10-20 10:14:03
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Friday, October 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. home solar companies, believing President Donald Trump will soon slap tariffs on imported panels and make their systems more expensive, are using that threat to juice their slowing sales.
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2017-10-20 05:06:44
Thursday, October 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will miss 2020 targets for renewable energy production and greenhouse gas emissions despite new investments in wind power, according to a government review published on Thursday.
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2017-10-19 11:22:41