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7/7/2015
The EU should set challenging new fuel efficiency targets for new cars in 2025 to reduce motoring costs for consumers and tackle climate change, according to four member countries.Environment and transport ministers from the Netherlands, ...   
4/7/2015
ONSHORE wind energy in the UK is set to lose all subsidies in 2016. This, combined with plans to give local communities more power to reject wind farms could stop the country's cheapest big form of clean energy in its tracks.It's unclear ...   
1/7/2015
n 1990, by an overwhelming majority, Congress amended the Clean Air Act to establish a market for electric utilities to trade the right to emit sulfur dioxide, one of the main contributors to acid rain.The law was based on a simple ...   
30/6/2015
The host nation for this year's climate talks is pumping the brakes on one of its most successful ways of controlling carbon. France, one of the world's leaders in low-emissions nuclear energy production, may soon diverge from the path ...   
30/6/2015
Last week, the Cuomo administration finalized the State Energy Plan, which establishes specific clean energy goals and a framework on how New York’s energy is to be produced, distributed and consumed. The plan calls for cutting greenhouse gas ...   
19/6/2015
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...   
7/6/2015
Powerful interests are facing off on the future of renewable energy in North Carolina. A bill to freeze the state`s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) - a mandate on how much clean energy utilities have to use - was shoved through ...   
4/6/2015
U.S. EPA's handling of the ethanol "blend wall" in its proposed renewable fuel targets nods to both the ethanol and oil industries but does little to please either. "It reads a little bit like 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,'" said Geoff ...   
2/6/2015
For the sake of a greener Europe, thousands of American trees are falling each month in the forests outside this cotton-country town. Every morning, logging crews go to work in densely wooded bottomlands along the Roanoke River, clearing ...   
29/5/2015
The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and other farm states in the 2016 presidential ...   
29/5/2015
Without naming names, Hillary Clinton is calling out GOP presidential candidates “who want to keep the deck stacked for the fuels of the past” rather than embrace rural energy innovation that reduces dependence on foreign oil and makes the U.S. ...   
28/5/2015
From devastating droughts to flash floods, it seems that Texas can't get a break from extreme weather associated with climate change. Emerging recently from a multiyear record-breaking drought, with reservoirs at near record lows, now the state ...   
20/5/2015
On the campaign trail, GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has been a vocal supporter of the ethanol industry. The former Arkansas governor has repeatedly spoken out in defense of the Renewable Fuel Standard -- the federal policy that requires ...   
19/5/2015
California has joined a pact with 11 other states and countries to slash greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change. Gov. Jerry Brown signed an agreement Tuesday as part of a broader effort to pressure global leaders to adopt an ...   
16/5/2015
Throughout the last two decades state after state has passed renewable energy standards, often with big bipartisan majorities, as investment in technologies like wind and solar held great promise for economic growth and job creation in addition ...   
15/5/2015
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world’s largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in ...   
14/5/2015
Just because you know doing something is a long shot doesn`t mean you shouldn`t try. That`s the attitude of seven Democratic senators who introduced a bill in Congress this week that would set a federal Renewable Energy Standard ...   
12/5/2015
On Monday, 188 researchers and scientists from across Iowa posed a pointed question to potential presidential candidates: what will you do about climate change? In the fifth annual Iowa Climate Statement, the diverse group of scientists ...   
10/5/2015
"For six or seven years, the previous government had white papers and round tables," said Kent Brown, president of Calgary-based developer BluEarth Renewables Inc. "We were caught in the uncertainty and lack of decision making. The new government ...   
7/5/2015
Coal mining companies pose an increasingly risky investment, according to the Bank of America, which has said it will continue to reduce its financing of the sector. “The dynamics around coal are shifting,” said the bank’s new coal ...   
4/5/2015
U.S. government delays in rolling out renewable fuels policy have stymied some $13.7 billion in investments and have prevented advanced biofuels companies from meeting mandated target volumes, according to an industry group analysis.The ...   
21/4/2015
Start spreading the news: The world is now deploying more renewable energy in the production of electricity—more wind and solar power, in particular—than it is fossil fuels. And it has been since 2013, according to the analysts at Bloomberg New ...   
16/4/2015
The Abbott government found $4m for the climate contrarian Bjørn Lomborg to establish his “consensus centre” at an Australian university, even as it struggled to impose deep spending cuts on the higher education sector. A spokesman for ...   
6/4/2015
Biofuel crops expanded onto 7 million acres of new land in the U.S. over a recent four-year period, replacing millions of acres of grasslands, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin. Using high-resolution satellite imagery, ...   
16/3/2015
The UN organisation in charge of global climate change negotiations is backing the fast-growing campaign persuading investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets. It said it was lending its “moral authority” to the divestment campaign because it ...   

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