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Carbon Capture

BBC News - Trust opposes plans for peat extraction in Fife

... asset, it is disappointing to see companies still wanting to extract peat for horticulture. "The ecosystem services peatlands provide - such as water filtration, flood mitigation and carbon capture - are much more valuable to society than their use after being dug up. "It takes a decade for 1cm of peat to form. So, it is amazing to think the 1.2 metres of peat proposed for extraction at ...

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Climate Change

BBC News - Risk from extreme weather set to rise

... Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says. The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise. They estimate the risk to individuals from floods will rise more than four-fold and the drought risk will treble. The report's lead ...

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Solar

A 2014 Solar Industry Thanksgiving

... There's plenty to complain about in our solar world, but I'd like right now to take a few paragraphs to say what I'm personally thankful for in our solar industry. First, I'm thankful for every individual, business, and organization that's gone solar this year and in years past. As much as the solar industry has grown, these people are still the early adopters, and I'm grateful that they've ...

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Hydroelectric

Lack of coal may bring Ukraine to its knees this winter | Reuters

... mines, leaving only 60 running, European coal association Euracoal said. It is estimated that Ukraine needs 1 to 2 million tonnes of imported coal a month between now and April. Hydroelectric and nuclear power plants are running flat out to help cover the shortfall but the country's old electricity grid and infrastructure to do not guarantee reliable supply. LIMITED OPTIONS Ukraine ...

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Coal

Lack of coal may bring Ukraine to its knees this winter | Reuters

... * Coal supply has been disrupted by conflict in East * Blackouts real threat as energy supplies are squeezed * Coal imports urgently needed as other options limited By Nina Chestney and Barbara Lewis LONDON/BRUSSELS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A shortage of coal, rather than gas, is likely to plunge Ukraine into freezing darkness this winter as conflict in its east seals off supplies that used ...

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Oil

Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilise itself' | Reuters

... VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signalled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to cooperate in any production cut. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said he expected the oil market "to stabilise itself eventually" but did not comment on talks with Russia held on Tuesday, which ...

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Gas

CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher opening for TSX | Reuters

... Canada's Northwest Territories, including its Arctic islands and the adjacent Beaufort Sea, hold more than 1.2 billion barrels of crude oil and 16.4 trillion cubic feet of marketable natural gas, the National Energy Board said on Tuesday. COMMODITIES AT 7.30 a.m. ET Gold futures : $1,197.80; +0.03 pct US crude : $73.94; -0.20 pct Brent crude : $78.26; -0.09 pct LME 3-month ...

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Wind

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Nov 26 | Reuters

... left intact expectations that it may resume cutting rates next year. Story: Related news: CEE POWER: Central and southeastern Europe spot power prices diverged on Tuesday as more expected wind power sent Czech and Slovak spot lower and tight supply and colder weather forecasts supported Hungarian and Romanian equivalents, traders said. Story: Related news: ======================PRESS DIGEST===== ...

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Geothermal

UPDATE: Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7 mln in ETS credits | Scoop News

... 10 companies that MRP purchases forestry-based carbon credits from to cover the company's annual emissions obligations under the ETS. The company's Southdown gas-fired station and its geothermal stations produce around 400 to 500 kt of carbon dioxide which works out to a current annual carbon credit obligation of around 200,000 to 250,000 credits. MRP's chief financial officer William Meek ...

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Biofuels

COLUMN-OPEC's other problem: weak demand - John Kemp | Reuters

... was every bit as much of a shock as the rise between 1973 and 1980, and the response has been the same. Consumer countries have sought to replace oil with cheaper alternatives (for example biofuels mandates in the United States). Vehicle fuel efficiency standards have been tightened. And businesses and consumers have changed their driving behaviour to cut fuel consumption (improving route ...

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Renewable Energy

Investing in Innovative Ideas for a Clean Energy Future

... up its commitment to help innovators commercialize their best ideas. At the recent Industry Growth Forum (IGF) in Denver, Colorado, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson announced the new Lab-Corps program to accelerate the transfer of clean energy technologies from the national laboratories to the marketplace, so that game-changing innovations don't ...

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Carbon Credits

Leaked: The Oil Lobby's Conspiracy to Kill off California's Climate Law - Businessweek

... Hull says, "we have a legitimate concern over what will happen when the cap-and-trade program goes into effect for gas and diesel." Hull describes AB 32 as "a stool with three legs": cap and trade for stationary power sources (already in effect); low carbon fuel standards (which he characterizes as too aggressive); and the cap-and-trade program that goes live on Jan 1. "Lots of peopledrivers, ...

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