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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Innogy Renewables chief claims future reactors will not be competitive as offshore windfarms become even cheaper New nuclear power stations in the UK can no longer compete with windfarms on price, according to the boss of a German energy company’s green power arm.Hans Bunting, the chief operating officer of renewables at Innogy SE, part of the company that owns the UK energy supplier npower, said offshore windfarms had become mainstream and were destined to become even cheaper because of new, bigger turbines
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2017-11-22 09:37:07
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government panel recommendations to reverse it.
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2017-11-21 20:25:49
Friday, November 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out.
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2017-11-17 23:26:27
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. renewable fuel mandates are contributing to global warming, boosting carbon emissions as farmers turn carbon-rich areas like wetlands and forests into cropland to grow corn, soy and wheat for biofuels production, a study presented on Wednesday said.
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2017-11-15 15:24:48
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Al Gore’s new film is worth watching
Al Gore’s new movie ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ is, in some ways, similar to his groundbreaking Inconvenient Truth project, but different in other ways. Those key differences are why I recommend you watch it. This movie successfully accomplishes a number of interweaving tasks
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2017-11-15 05:00:06
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the Brazilian government on Tuesday.
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2017-11-14 09:29:23
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental group told an Oslo court on Tuesday.
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2017-11-14 08:33:42
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's target to "effectively alleviate" renewable power waste remains under pressure despite Beijing's progress in boosting renewable energy consumption in the first three quarters of the year, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a statement on Tuesday.
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2017-11-14 05:14:15
Monday, November 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court on Monday gave its initial backing to hearing a lawsuit by a climate activist suing energy utility RWE for its role in causing climate change, in a test case other environmentalists will be watching closely.
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2017-11-13 12:22:28
Sunday, November 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States hopes to promote wider use of fossil fuels at a global meeting on climate change next week, a White House official said, reflecting the gaping divide between Washington and the rest of the world on the issue of global warming.
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2017-11-12 06:20:57
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Saturday, November 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
At first I resented the way they blocked the view. But now the towers look like part of a brighter futureOver the last few months I have been watching with mixed feelings as the Rampion wind farm emerges like a great monster from the sea off Brighton beach. It has happened so quickly: one morning in the early summer a few small grey stumps appeared on the previously flat horizon
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2017-11-11 00:00:18
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nations' aviation agency on Friday recommended scaling back criteria for biofuels used on international flights as part of a compromise with developing countries who felt the rules would be too stringent, two sources familiar with the discussions said.
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2017-11-10 12:19:44
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is looking to phase out all coal power plant production by 2025 and boost the role of renewable energy as it seeks to reduce its carbon footprint, the government said on Friday.
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2017-11-10 10:38:11
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - With solar panels tacked to their sledges and a biofuel made from wood chips to keep them warm, a British father and son duo will attempt to reach the South Pole relying solely on green energy.
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2017-11-10 10:13:10
Thursday, November 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $50 million to help nations around the world shift from coal to combat pollution and climate change, expanding his funding outside the United States.
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2017-11-09 12:01:53