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Carbon Capture

Climate change: UK to set bold emissions target - BBC News

... needed on CO2 emissions from housing as well as agriculture and transport - two sectors where emissions are growing. The committee is also expected to say that ministers must support carbon capture and storage technology, which will allow fossil fuels to continue to be burned. The prime minister said it was essential for the UK - before he withdrew the funds supporting the technology. ...

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Climate Change

Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM - BBC News

... the prime minister to ratify the Paris deal before he goes Prime Minister David Cameron has been urged to ratify the Paris climate agreement before leaving office. Labour's former climate change secretary Ed Miliband said "climate sceptics" might try to derail the deal if they gained positions of power following the EU referendum. Government sources told BBC News that the Brexit vote would ...

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Solar

Sunderland on Brexit: 'I'm not worried about what's coming' - BBC News

... EU membership that quitting would mean a dire threat to jobs at the local Nissan plant. Why had the warnings backfired? Alan Forster had an idea. I met him in the shadow of Astral, Planet, and Solar Houses, the 1960s brutalist tower blocks that loom over Sunderland's city centre. Image copyright Will Walker / North News Image caption Alan Forster Forster was a commercial gas fitter, and he ...

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Nuclear

That Dire Helium Shortage? Vastly Inflated | WIRED

... Getty Images The Large Hadron Collider, a welder's workshop, a nuclear reactor, an MRI, and a birthday party all share a common element. Literally: All of them need helium. Liquid or gaseous, room temperature or near absolute zero, the world uses up about 8 billion cubic feet of this noblest of gases every year. And you may have heard that we're running out. Which is why the discovery of a ...

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Hydroelectric

Group sues to force pollution disclosure at Washington dam - StarTribune.com

... SEATTLE An environmental group sued the federal agency that operates the nation's largest hydropower producer Wednesday, saying operations at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state are polluting the Columbia River in violation of federal clean-water laws. The nonprofit Columbia Riverkeeper says the Bureau of Reclamation should get a pollution permit and be required to disclose as well as ...

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Coal

New Philippine defense chief says militant threat more pressing than South China Sea | Reuters

... Manila is under renewed pressure to tackle Abu Sayyaf following the recent decapitation of two Canadian hostages and the kidnapping of Indonesian sailors which led to the suspension of coal shipments from the Philippines' main supplier. The militants are holding at least 14 hostages to ransom - one Dutch, one Norwegian, five Filipinos and seven Indonesians. Lorenzana's comments ...

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Oil

Why the U.S. oil stash is down 6 weeks in a row - Jun. 29, 2016

... That's a dramatic shift from just a few months ago when fears were rising that the U.S. was running out of room to store all the crude being pumped. Oil prices crashed to $26 a barrel in February, in part driven by these fears. So does this recent reduction mean the massive supply glut is fading? Not so fast. It's important to remember that oil inventories are still at ridiculously high ...

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Gas

Destin Pipeline aims to reroute shippers impacted by force majeure by Wednesday | Reuters

... HOUSTON Destin Pipeline aims to provide natural gas shippers impacted by a pipeline force majeure access to the VKGS delivery point by Wednesday evening, pending successful testing of meters and good weather, the company said in a notice on Wednesday. Total re-routed gas flows into the VKGS delivery point will be limited to 350 mmcfd, the notice said. Destin Pipeline declared force majeure ...

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Wind

WindAction | Douglas County Commission to have public hearing on wind turbine tower regulations

... could force a supermajority vote, staff wrote. On Wednesday, the Douglas County Commission could end a two-and-a-half year internal planning effort when it considers regulations for wind power turbine towers and systems. Commissioners will consider a text amendment to county code that allows and regulates large commercial wind turbines through the county's conditional use process. The ...

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Geothermal

Contractor Informational Meetings Announced for Re-Launched State-Sponsored Home Energy Loan

... approximately 14,000 homeowners to affordably finance a range of home improvements, including HVAC equipment, water heaters, air conditioning, roofing, insulation, windows, doors, siding, geothermal power systems, and other improvements . The popular program recently relaunched with higher loan amounts now available to homeowners. KeystoneHELP's below market, longer term, unsecured ...

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Biofuels

EU needs significant fall in road pollution to meet targets | Reuters

... tests on pollution limits in the United States has thrown a spotlight on vehicle emissions and spurred EU regulators to tighten testing. The EEA also noted an increase in CO2 emissions from biomass combustion by 308 million tonnes over the period, highlighting the need for biomass to be produced in a sustainable way. The EU executive will start the gun next month on what is expected to be a ...

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Green Energy

California Utility to Close States Last Nuclear Plant, Replace it With Solar and Wind | US News

... cost-competitive renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy storage. It lays out an effective roadmap for a nuclear phase-out in the world's sixth largest economy, while assuring a green energy replacement plan to make California a global leader in fighting climate change." The plan would make Diablo Canyon the latest nuclear plant to close in the face of cheap and abundant natural gas, ...

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Renewable Energy

India wants states to buy local coal but no import curbs planned | Reuters

... power generators to buy coal locally, given the production surge. "We want them to buy but can't force anybody," said Swarup, who attended a conference of state power, energy and renewable energy ministers last week. India's coal imports fell for the first time in five years in the fiscal year ended March 31, but some firms are still importing better-quality thermal coal used to generate ...

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Alternative Energy

Brookfield interested in Duke Energy's Latin America plants, sources say - The Globe and Mail

... with $110.5-billion, almost double the U.S. investment, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Companies from China have announced at least $5.1-billion of overseas alternative energy acquisitions in the past year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. State Power Investment bought Australian renewable energy developer Pacific Hydro Pty in January, gaining assets in Australia, ...

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Carbon Credits

DOIs Coal Leasing Review Presents a New Opportunity for President Obama to Price Carbon

... comprehensive action on climate change stating in 2008 that "My presidency will mark a new chapter in America's leadership on climate change". Following the Senate's failure to pass cap and trade legislation in 2009, the President chose the more sensible solution of pursing climate legislation via executive action rather than fighting a virtually unwinnable battle on Capitol Hill. While ...

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