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U.S. President Obama talks to the media on the Heil Family Farm in Haverhill; REUTERS/Larry Downing

30 Oct 2014

Why U.S. green groups are talking about abortion this election

By Andy Sullivan | 29 October 2014 Related Video (Reuters) – Green billionaire Tom Steyer vowed to make the November congressional elections about climate change. Now he’s talking about abortion […]

Mary Mahan points to a crack in the floor tile of her home that was a result of an earthquake in Wooster, Arkansas, August 5, 2013. The Mahan's home sustained damage after an earthquake in February 2011. More than a dozen homeowners in central Arkansas are suing two oil companies in federal court, claiming the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, triggered a swarm of more than 1,000 minor earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 that damaged their property. Photo taken August 5, 2013. To match Insight USA-ENERGY/QUAKES REUTERS/Jim Young

30 Oct 2014

Gas wastewater likely triggered 2011 quake in Colorado: USGS

By Laura Zuckerman | 29 October 2014 (Reuters) – Underground disposal of wastewater from gas production likely triggered a moderate earthquake in Colorado in 2011, the U.S. Geological Survey said […]

Residents ride bicycles amid heavy haze in Xingtai

30 Oct 2014

China’s growth-obsessed officials ignoring green policies: parliament

30 October 2014 (Reuters) – Local officials determined to make their economies bigger at any cost are ignoring Beijing’s push to cut hazardous air pollution, opting instead to expand heavy […]

Torrelavega, Spain
Smoke billows from a factory during sunset in the northern Spanish town of Torrelavega, March 12, 2005. The British government said on March 11, 2005 it would launch legal proceedings against the European Union (EU) over plans for a carbon dioxide emissions trading scheme, which is designed to improve the world's climate. The EU emissions trading system aims to cut CO2 output as part of the 25-nation bloc's commitments under the Kyoto Protocol.

28 Oct 2014

UK energy minister sees rapid reform of EU carbon market

* Davey says EU should speed through 2030 legislation * EU deal last week was “highest common denominator” * EU 2030 deal aims to spur on global agreement By Barbara […]

A man holds an umbrella as he walks past a company logo of FAW-Volkswagen at an automobile exhibition in Fuyang, Anhui province, September 12, 2014. China's anti-monopoly regulator on Thursday announced its first-ever punishment of foreign carmakers for price-fixing, fining a Chinese venture of Volkswagen AG and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler a combined $46 million. The price regulator said it would fine the sales unit of Volkswagen's joint venture FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co Ltd 249 million yuan ($40.6 mln) for fixing Audi prices. REUTERS/Stringer

28 Oct 2014

Volkswagen says to launch over 20 electric vehicle models in China

28 October 2014 (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG said on Tuesday it would launch more than 20 models of battery-driven cars in China over the next few years. “In the near […]

Steam billowing from the cooling towers of Vattenfall's Jaenschwalde brown coal power station is reflected in the water of a lake near Cottbus, eastern Germany December 2, 2009. Most world leaders plan to attend a climate summit in Copenhagen December 7-18, boosting chances that a new U.N. deal to fight climate change will be reached, host Denmark said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

27 Oct 2014

U.N. climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage

By Alister Doyle | 26 October 2014 European Union leaders on Friday agreed to cut emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, in a shift from fossil fuels […]

Members of an honour guard march after an official welcoming ceremony near Tiananmen Gate, on a heavily hazy day in Beijing October 24, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Jason Lee

27 Oct 2014

China says more heavy smog expected ahead of APEC summit

27 October 2014 (Reuters) – China’s capital is expected to face more heavy smog from Wednesday as it battles to try to guarantee air quality ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic […]

Cars back up in rush hour traffic as they approach the Place de la Concorde in Paris as pollution levels in the city reach a high level after several days of unusually warm weather April 19, 2007.

Credit: Reuters/Charles Platiau

23 Oct 2014

EU set to allow car emissions into carbon trading market

By Julia Fioretti | 23 October 2014 (Reuters) – The European Union is set to make it easier to bring road transport emissions into the carbon trading market, a move […]

Vehicles drive through field of heliostats (mirrors that track the sun and reflect the sunlight onto a central receiving point) at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border February 13, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Steve Marcus

22 Oct 2014

Big utilities pushing into booming home solar market

By Nichola Groom | 22 October 2014 (Reuters) – For years, the utilities responsible for providing electricity to the nation have treated residential solar systems as a threat. Now, they […]

The sun is reflected on a solar panel at a solar power field in Kawasaki, near Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

20 Oct 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: So you want to be a cleantech entrepreneur?

By Dr. Neil Fromer, Executive Director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute, Caltech’s endowed program for energy and sustainability, and Stephanie C. Yanchinski, Executive Director of First Look West (FLoW),  which […]

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