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18/12/2014
As flagship nuclear projects run into long delays and huge cost overruns, solar and wind power are falling in price. Renewables already supply twice as much power as nuclear. It’s just too bad the nuclear-fixated UK government hasn’t noticed. ...   
8/12/2014
Deep in the forests of the U.S. South, tree scraps are fueling a little-known but controversial energy boom: wood pellets. Long used to heat homes in the country's Northeast, they're now destined for a new market. Europe is importing the ...   
8/12/2014
Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian coast. But the tiny emblems of green energy offer no hope against climate change. They have helped the ...   
6/12/2014
As progress at the UN climate summit in Lima, Peru has been reported as "slow" by many observers so far, green campaigners on Friday called on world governments participating in the talks to end their continued dependence on outdated fossil fuel- ...   
5/12/2014
Six countries produce nearly 60 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. China and the United States combine for more than two-fifths. The planet's future will be shaped by what these top carbon polluters do about the heat-trapping gases ...   
2/12/2014
Canada's green energy sector has grown so quickly and has become such an important part of the economy that it now employs more people than the oil sands. About $25-billion has been invested in Canada's clean-energy sector in the past ...   
2/12/2014
More companies are likely to follow the German utility giant E.ON and shift their energy generation away from coal and nuclear to renewable power, the president of Germany’s Federal Environment Agency (UBA) has told the Guardian. E.ON’s ...   
2/12/2014
While OPEC is helping drive down global oil prices, it’s having less success squeezing the $250 billion green energy industry.Clean power will receive almost 60 percent of the $5 trillion expected to be invested in new power plants over ...   
30/11/2014
India lags far behind rival China in wealth and development -- and also in the amount of carbon dioxide it spews into the atmosphere. Indian leaders say this explains why they shouldn't be expected to limit their greenhouse-gas output as China ...   
30/11/2014
The Hanergy Holding Group, created in 1994 and based in Beijing, is a major renewable-energy company, notably in thin-film solar technology. Its founder and chairman, Li Hejun, has written a book, “China’s New Energy Revolution,” recently ...   
30/11/2014
Mine 7 is a broad black smear across the pure white Arctic wilderness that surrounds the world’s most northern town. For more than a century, tonnes of coal carved out of the mountain face have fuelled the furnaces that generate ...   
27/11/2014
France will eliminate export credits for energy projects in developing countries which involve coal, the most polluting fossil fuel, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday. The European Union is phasing out subsidies for domestic ...   
24/11/2014
For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas.That day appears to be dawning.The cost of providing ...   
23/11/2014
The United States-China agreement on climate change is a huge political triumph, possibly "historic," as its supporters say. Whether it much alters the world's climate is a more open question. Recall the agreement's outlines. By 2030, ...   
22/11/2014
Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth ...   
22/11/2014
Less than a week after everybody celebrated the historical agreement on Nov. 17 between the United States and China on reduction of CO2 emissions, a very cold shower has come from India. Indian Power Minister Piyush Goyal has declared: ...   
19/11/2014
India is planning a fivefold increase in its solar power target, according to the country’s energy minister. Speaking at an event in New Delhi, Piyush Goyal said that India would boost its current target of 20 gigawatts of solar power ...   
17/11/2014
The G20 yesterday reasserted its commitment to "strong and effective action to address climate change", announcing new measures to promote energy and fuel efficiency and reaffirming its commitment to phasing out "inefficient fossil fuel ...   
17/11/2014
Germany has been credited for paving Europe’s way to a renewables-led, zero-carbon future. But the world’s true climate champion is Denmark, which has just set the bar another notch higher than Germany by proposing to accelerate its phase out of ...   
16/11/2014
World leaders have forced Australia to include stronger language on climate change in the G20 communique, but Tony Abbott told the summit that as the leader of a major coal producer he would be “standing up for coal”. The references ...   
13/11/2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued a "final warning" that the window of opportunity for keeping global warming below the critical threshold of two degrees Celsius is fast closing. It came in the shape of the ...   
12/11/2014
The leaders of the world`s two biggest greenhouse gas emitting nations -- China and the United States -- today jointly pledged ambitious actions to limit climate change "for the common good." Emerging from their bilateral meeting during ...   
10/11/2014
Rich countries are subsidising oil, gas and coal companies by about $88bn (£55.4bn) a year to explore for new reserves, despite evidence that most fossil fuels must be left in the ground if the world is to avoid dangerous climate ...   
5/11/2014
German ambitions to generate the vast majority of its power from the sun, wind and other renewable sources by the middle of the century are at risk from cuts to solar subsidies and weak EU clean energy targets, industry and experts ...   
2/11/2014
The world faces a "very high risk of severe, widespread and irreversible" impacts from climate change without action to cut emissions, a major international report has warned. Experts warned there was little time before the window of ...   

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