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Sunday, December 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - France will push for an European financial transactions tax to fund the fight against climate change, four French government ministers said in a joint statement.
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2017-12-10 06:32:52
Thursday, December 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Shire river, which generates almost all of the country’s power, has fallen to critical levels, leaving major cities strugglingLarge parts of Malawi have been plunged into darkness as water levels at the country’s main hydro power plant fell to critical levels due to a severe drought, according to its electricity company
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2017-12-07 20:47:35
Thursday, December 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is open to reforming the country's biofuels policy if it can be done in a way that protects jobs in both the refining and agriculture industries, senators said on Thursday after a meeting with Trump on the issue.
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2017-12-07 17:08:06
Monday, December 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - French utility Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100 percent green, its chief executive said on Monday.
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2017-12-04 10:04:59
Thursday, November 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it will require fuel companies to blend slightly more biofuels into the nation's gasoline and diesel next year, angering oil refiners who view them as a competitive threat.
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2017-11-30 10:58:32
Thursday, November 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.
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2017-11-30 09:28:11
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors 1.3 billion euros for Opel, now wants about half of the money back after discovering the full extent of its CO2 emissions challenges and exposure to European fines, sources told Reuters.
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2017-11-29 11:37:01
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Social anxiety over new technology have a long history. This panic has caused major delays in driving renewables in AustraliaRenewable energy is front and centre of global hopes of avoiding existential threats from climate change. Yet Australia has no commissioner for climate change, but we do have a windfarm commissioner
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2017-11-28 18:13:59
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress approved on Tuesday a bill to set up a program to boost the use of biofuels, a move that could sharply change the way fuel distributors operate in the country.
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2017-11-28 17:29:38
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Anglo-Dutch giant to spend $2bn on wind power, biofuels and electric cars as it bows to shareholder pressure by setting new company climate change targetShell has doubled its spending on clean power and bowed to shareholder pressure by promising to halve the carbon footprint of the energy it sells by 2050, as the oil giant said it was stepping up its ambitions on green energy
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2017-11-28 05:18:35
Sunday, November 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - France will vote against a five-year extension of the license for weed-killer glyphosate that the European Commission will propose on Monday, a junior French environment minister said.
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2017-11-26 07:11:14
Sunday, November 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A state-owned Nepali power company will develop the Himalayan country's biggest hydroelectric plant after the government scrapped a deal with a Chinese company, a government official said on Sunday.
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2017-11-26 02:18:28
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Government secures agreement to continue work on its proposed mechanism without direct comparison with alternative schemesThe government has secured agreement for further work to be carried out on the national energy guarantee despite resistance from South Australia and the ACT.
As flagged by Guardian Australia on Thursday, some of the Labor states wanted a detailed comparison with alternatives such as the chief scientist’s clean energy target and an emissions intensity trading scheme
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2017-11-23 20:12:35
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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Some of Melbourne’s most recognisable sights will be powered by a new 39-turbine windfarm after 14 organisations agree to buy half its power outputThree Melbourne councils, two universities, Zoos Victoria, and half a dozen corporations have banded together to underwrite a windfarm in western Victoria that will power some of the city’s most recognisable buildings
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2017-11-22 11:00:06
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Government accused of ‘turning their back on renewables’ after saying there will be no more money for new low-carbon leviesCompanies hoping to build new windfarms, solar plants and tidal lagoons, have been dealt a blow after the government said there would be no new subsidies for clean power projects until 2025 at the earliest
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2017-11-22 10:48:43