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Carbon Capture

Canada launches world's largest commercial carbon-capture project | Reuters

... CALGARY, Alberta Oct 1 (Reuters) - Canada will launch the world's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage project at a coal-fired power plant on Thursday, a closely watched experiment designed to cut 90 percent of the plant's carbon emissions. The carbon-capture unit at the Boundary Dam power plant in Estevan, Saskatchewan, will be formally commissioned after a four-year C$1.35 ...

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Climate Change

South Pacific Nations Plan To Block Australian Coal Port To Protest Climate Change Inaction

... from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships entering and leaving Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's largest coal export terminal, this month to highlight effects they say climate change is having on their islands. Some experts say climate change will cause higher tides that will swamp lower-lying Pacific islands and present other challenges such as coral bleaching and an increase ...

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Solar

INSIGHT-An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency | Reuters

... second-tier Brazilian Socialist Party and vows to expand popular social welfare programs even as she slashes government spending. She would pursue renewable energy programs, like biomass and solar power, but promises to keep developing the "one-time harvest" of offshore oil. "Why does one activity have to come at the expense of another?" she said during a recent interview with Reuters in ...

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Nuclear

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders - Yahoo News

... gas development was shown to use less water than agriculture. In another, it was shown that shale gas drilling uses less water per unit of energy than nearly every other fossil fuel, nuclear energy and far less than corn ethanol or soy biodiesel. Fugere says she wanted data specific to the regions where Exxon operates that showed such things as what sources of water Exxon was tapping to ...

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Hydroelectric

INSIGHT-An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency | Reuters

... commodity exports was fueling an economic boom. With re-election in sight, a group of ministers convinced Lula to dust off a series of long-proposed infrastructure projects, including hydroelectric dams on Amazon tributaries. Some ministers, including Rousseff, Lula's chief of staff, pushed for speedy licensing. Silva resisted, angering Rousseff and the large builders who help finance ...

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Coal

South Pacific Nations Plan To Block Australian Coal Port To Protest Climate Change Inaction

... SYDNEY, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Protesters from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships entering and leaving Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world's largest coal export terminal, this month to highlight effects they say climate change is having on their islands. Some experts say climate change will cause higher tides that will swamp lower-lying Pacific islands and present other ...

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Oil

South Pacific flotilla to protest climate change inaction at Australia coal port | Reuters

... coal, according to the port. "For over 20 years now Pacific islanders have been negotiating with little effect for countries like Australia to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and to stop coal, oil and gas exports," Koreti Tiumalu, Pacific coordinator for 350.org, said. Known as "King Coal" in Australia, tens of thousands of workers are employed in collieries and whole towns rely on mines ...

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Gas

Algerias ailing president absent amid crises - Yahoo News

... spoke twice with Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, rather than Bouteflika as would have been customary. It was the same situation when extremists stormed one of Algeria's largest natural gas plants in January 2013, resulting in the death of 39 captive foreign workers. Bouteflika was again nowhere to be seen. "Where has Bouteflika gone?" asked Soufiane Djilali, the leader of the New ...

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Wind

West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle | Reuters

... of allowances to be given to utilities for free are in Poland, where 82 percent of the 378 investments are to modernise existing coal and gas-burning plants and none are for solar or wind power generation, EU documents show. "The rules of derogations elaborated by the European Commission do not favor renewables development or any other technology," said a spokeswoman for Poland's ...

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Geothermal

Japan May Apply Solar Brakes With Rate Overhaul, Yomiuri Reports - Businessweek

... say where it got the information. Solar power production has boomed since the introduction of a feed-in tariff program in July 2012 at the expense of other technologies such as wind and geothermal. Officials at the trade ministry weren't immediately available for comment. The government reviews the tariffs for solar, wind, geothermal, small hydro and biomass yearly. Solar tariffs have ...

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Biofuels

INSIGHT-An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency | Reuters

... the second-tier Brazilian Socialist Party and vows to expand popular social welfare programs even as she slashes government spending. She would pursue renewable energy programs, like biomass and solar power, but promises to keep developing the "one-time harvest" of offshore oil. "Why does one activity have to come at the expense of another?" she said during a recent interview with ...

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Gas from Wastewater Treatment Plant Fueling UK Homes

... "Local domestic customers will be able to tap into the energy contained within the biogas and bio-methane as it’s injected into the grid," Simon Farris, Severn Trent’s renewable energy development manager, said Sept. 30 by phone. The 8.4 million-pound ($13.6 million) facility treats sewage from about 2.5 million people. This produces a sludge that’s fed into systems that ...

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Carbon Credits

The Realistic Way to Tax Carbon - The Experts - WSJ

... of additional moves. A good place to start is a tax on carbonbut one that's rational politically, economically and environmentally. Those are big, and often-ignored, "buts." A smart carbon tax would be revenue-neutral, returning its proceeds to consumers rather to national treasuries. The goal would be to ensure that the carbon tax isn't regressive a major worry, given that the poor tend ...

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