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Monday, April 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists will study the possibility of producing geothermal energy from magma for the first time, in a $100 million project in Iceland, which if successful could produce up to 10 times more energy than from a conventional well.
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2017-04-10 06:41:22
Monday, April 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
ROME (Reuters) - U.S. energy secretary Rick Perry has said nothing about the U.S. backpedaling on climate change commitments, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal said on Monday.
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2017-04-10 04:43:20
Sunday, April 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Windfarm commissioner’s first report says complainants may fail to seek medical advice ‘due to the possibly incorrect assumption’ that nearby turbines are to blameThe office of the national windfarm commissioner is concerned people are not going to the doctor because they are incorrectly attributing symptoms of illness to windfarms
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2017-04-09 21:15:25
Friday, April 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A federal court in Brazil suspended the operating license of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam on environmental grounds, according to a statement late on Thursday from federal prosecutors in the state of Pará.
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2017-04-07 11:26:18
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
HANOI (Reuters) - Formosa Plastics Corp's steel mill in Vietnam has met environment ministry conditions to start test runs, state television said on Wednesday, a year after a toxic spill from the plant caused the country's worst environmental disaster.
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2017-04-05 05:11:09
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Wednesday that its palm oil industry faces a "big challenge", after the European parliament said in a non-binding resolution that only environmentally sustainable palm oil can be imported into the European Union after 2020.
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2017-04-05 03:08:38
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Despite past failures and high costs, wave power companies are pushing ahead with research trials“In two weeks we face the full brunt of the South Westerlies and we’ll see what the sea is going to do to us.” Simon Gillett has a habit of talking about the device his company, Wave-tricity, has created as an extension of himself
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2017-04-05 00:00:11
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU nations are considering lowering targets on energy savings after 2021, a draft document seen by Reuters shows, in what climate campaigners say would be blow to the European Union's goals to curb the worst effects of global warming.
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2017-04-04 09:56:28
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Conservative thinktank finds voters want to protect laws on beach standards and renewable energy productionSignificant majorities of Conservative voters want EU environmental regulations to be maintained or even strengthened in the wake of Brexit, a poll carried out for the Tory thinktank Bright Blue has found
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2017-04-04 01:00:44
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Activists warn of serious environmental consequences for UN-backed hydro projects in Nepal, Tajikistan and the Solomon IslandsPlans to earmark more than $136m (£109m) of UN money for large dam projects in Nepal, Tajikistan and the Solomon Islands have been angrily condemned by activists, who have warned the projects could have serious environmental consequences
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2017-04-04 00:00:42
Monday, April 3rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Energy minister says Australia’s remoteness means it cannot match European countries yet in producing electricity from renewables Josh Frydenberg has pointed to South Australia’s intermittent power issues as evidence that the rest of the country is not ready to transition out of fossil fuels, calling the state Australia’s “great experiment”
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2017-04-03 16:03:12
Monday, April 3rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
European Environment Agency report solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enoughA surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found
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2017-04-03 09:05:39
Friday, March 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
CIRO REDONDO, Cuba (Reuters) - Cuba, battling a chronic energy deficit, has all the sunshine, wind and sugar to fuel what should be a booming renewables sector - if only it could find the money.
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2017-03-31 04:34:26
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
In the latest in our series on Australian green energy projects, we find out how the ACT is transitioning to 100% renewable energy, aided by the country’s largest community-owned solar farm• How the ‘nonna effect’ got Darebin’s pensioners signing up to solar
• How Daylesford’s windfarm took back the powerAs Australia remains mired in a broken debate about the supposed dangers of renewable energy, some states and territories are ignoring the controversy and steaming ahead
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2017-03-29 16:30:38
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
More coal generators will close as Australia shifts to renewable energy, so there must be more plans in place to smooth the transition When Hazelwood stops generating electricity this week, it will be the first Australian power station to close, at least in part, because of climate change. Hazelwood’s owner, French energy giant Engie, has said it is “making climate a priority” and has committed to retiring its most outdated coal plants worldwide
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2017-03-28 18:03:07