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Thursday, November 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Subsidy-free power station would cover almost 900 acres of farmland near Great Expectations marshes outside FavershamAn enormous solar power station is planned for the north Kent coast that would be the UK’s biggest and dwarf existing solar farms, providing a significant boost to an industry that has stalled since ministers halted subsidies 18 months ago
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2017-11-09 09:55:03
Thursday, November 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea plans to impose a combined fine of 70.3 billion won ($63.1 million) on units of automakers BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche citing violation of emission rules, the environment ministry said on Thursday.
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2017-11-09 02:52:02
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. voters picked climate change advocates in a handful of gubernatorial and state legislature races on Tuesday, providing a potential boost to state-level efforts to fight global warming through carbon trading schemes.
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2017-11-08 13:17:16
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union proposed tougher car emissions targets on Wednesday including a credit system for carmakers to encourage the rollout of electric vehicles and fines for exceeding carbon dioxide limits.
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2017-11-08 08:48:50
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric airplanes‘Everybody gets paralysed by bad news because they feel helpless,” says Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate chief who delivered the landmark Paris climate change agreement
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2017-11-08 01:00:38
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Expert says analysis shows need for more orderly transition from fossil fuels, with more notice of closure of coal plants South Australia’s renewables-heavy electricity market has been turned upside down, moving from importing power to exporting it, and from having some the most expensive wholesale prices in the country to having some of the cheapest
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2017-11-08 00:49:29
Monday, November 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in financing and investment by 2025 to help combat climate change, the bank said on Monday.
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2017-11-06 04:08:50
Monday, November 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
India’s population and emissions are rising fast, and its ability to tackle poverty without massive fossil fuel use will decide the fate of the planet“It’s a lucky charm,” says Rajesh, pointing to the solar-powered battery in his window that he has smeared with turmeric as a blessing. “It has changed our life
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2017-11-06 02:36:03
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - DuPont Industrial Biosciences, a unit of DowDuPont Inc, on Thursday said it halted operations at a two-year-old ethanol plant and will sell it, dealing another blow to efforts to create biofuels without using food crops.
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2017-11-02 15:57:20
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has called on the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize "the significant pitfalls and costs" of renewable fuel standards in its future rulemaking and enact "well-rounded" biofuel policies.
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2017-11-02 09:55:32
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Thursday, November 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Global investment could hold the key to fighting climate change, with one trillion dollars already invested in solutions such as renewables and energy efficiency, says International Finance Corporation
At least one trillion dollars are being invested globally in ways to reduce the threat of climate change, including renewable power, energy efficiency, and public transport around the world
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2017-11-02 00:30:46
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Statoil aims to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility to develop an offshore wind power project off New York, a senior company official said on Tuesday.
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2017-10-31 09:35:34
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Federal trade officials on Tuesday will recommend measures to safeguard struggling domestic solar panel manufacturers against cheap imports in a closely watched case that could have a major impact on the price of U.S. solar power.
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2017-10-31 05:04:33
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The world's 250 biggest listed companies account for a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions yet few have strong goals to limit rising temperatures, a study showed on Tuesday.
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2017-10-31 04:09:33
Monday, October 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
GENEVA (Reuters) - The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday.
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2017-10-30 06:06:51