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31/3/2014
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has for the first time acknowledged the risks of uncontrolled biofuels development, a skepticism that has slowly emerged into the mainstream scientific community, say academics.IPCC's ...   
27/3/2014
U.S. energy markets cannot absorb the levels of biofuels required by law to be blended into the fuel supply in 2014, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy said on Thursday, defending a controversial proposal to slash the target for ...   
25/3/2014
The coal mine and adjoining power station in the small Australian town of Anglesea suffers from not one, but two incongruities.Anglesea, in Victoria, unlike its windswept Welsh namesake, is a bucolic surf location that sees a huge influx ...   
21/3/2014
A patchwork of state policies on renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean fuel are putting a dent in U.S. carbon emissions in the absence of a comprehensive set of federal policies, according to a new report from the advocacy group ...   
15/3/2014
On a perfect spring day in the coastal forest of North Carolina I hike along a nature trail - a thread of dry gravel between the pools of the Roanoke river backwaters. A glistening otter dives for lunch just a few feet away. Majestic ...   
14/3/2014
Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg this week announced that the country is to use its $920bn sovereign wealth fund to drive investment in renewable energy projects, confirming that it is to increase its exposure to clean energy ...   
23/2/2014
The line of headlights begins close to 6 a.m. as trucks and other vehicles file into the $250 million construction project south of this northwest Iowa town of 3,900. Some of the 300 construction workers come from Iowa. But most — with ...   
14/2/2014
The first thorough comparison of evidence for natural gas system leaks confirms that organizations including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have underestimated U.S. methane emissions generally, as well as those from the natural gas ...   
7/2/2014
India has a novel idea: Wean farmers from archaic power lines and expensive diesel fuel to run their water pumps with solar energy.The government is looking to swap 26 million groundwater pumps for more efficient irrigation models powered ...   
5/2/2014
IKEA plans to provide hundreds of solar lamps and fuel-efficient cooking stoves to refugee camps across the world, as part of a major new fundraising campaign. The Swedish furniture retailer launched the two-month campaign this week, ...   
31/1/2014
I have made my position on the Keystone XL pipeline quite clear. Approving this hotly debated pipeline would send America down the wrong path. The science tells us now is the time that we should be throwing everything we have into creating a ...   
15/1/2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said on Tuesday the first action by a new Senate task force on climate change will be to push Sunday news programs on global warming coverage. "Sen. [Brian] Schatz (D-Hawaii) and I are working on a letter" to ...   
13/1/2014
Fossil fuel emissions, buoyed by a slight increase in coal usage, despite President Barack Obama’s Republican-dubbed “war on coal”, rose by 2 percent in 2013, officials announced on Monday. According to a report in The Hill, it is the ...   
12/1/2014
Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out ...   
9/1/2014
Two of the U.S. Senate's biggest environmental boosters have launched a drive to revive the issue of climate change in Congress and defend President Barack Obama's climate action plan against opposition from Republicans. Democratic ...   
28/12/2013
Cape Wind is the leading offshore wind energy project in the United States. In 2001, more than 12 years ago, Jim Gordon, the project founder, started the process of promoting his vision of a building a 430 MWe (peak capacity) field of 130 massive ...   
24/12/2013
DYSFUNCTION in the federal government may be at an all-time high, but lawmakers are finding bipartisan unity regarding one goal: repeal of the ethanol fuel mandate. U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, has teamed with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, ...   
15/12/2013
GLOBAL warming or climate change is here to stay. In fact, it is manifesting its Sahara-like presence sooner than anticipated. But what does this drastic change in global weather patterns mean to the general public? What has triggered ...   
13/12/2013
Chevron and Shell are in the top 10 list of corporations responsible for more than 60% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions since the Industrial Revolution. This was one of the major findings of a "groundbreaking" study by independent ...   
5/12/2013
Supporters of the renewable fuels industry turned out en masse on Thursday, desperate for the U.S. government to change course after last month announcing a plan to lower the amount of biofuels that must be added to the fuel supply in ...   
4/12/2013
More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control ...   
19/11/2013
U.S. EPA has proposed taking back its 2011 cellulosic biofuel target and refunding oil companies nearly $5 million for their costs in trying to meet it. The proposal -- which was buried in Friday's 204-page proposed rule setting next ...   
16/11/2013
The EPA proposed a new standard on Friday for how much biofuel must be mixed into the nation's gasoline. The portion of vehicle fuel that comes from plants has increased dramatically over recent years to about 10 percent. But most of it comes ...   
16/11/2013
Barack Obama on Friday backed away from the notion of corn ethanol representing a cure for climate change, as he proposed to cut the amount of ethanol that is blended into the US gasoline supply. The Environmental Protection Agency said ...   
16/11/2013
The Obama administration proposed Friday to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply for the first time, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both parties in 2007 is not working as well as expected. While the ...   

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