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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

20 Apr 2015

Costs for Germany’s nuclear exit could rise to $75 billion

By Michael Nienaber, Markus Wacket, Vera Eckert and Chris Steitz | 20 April 2015 (Reuters) – The bill for shutting down Germany’s nuclear power plants and building a safe disposal […]

Broken fridges are seen in the yard of a recycling workers' tenement house in Dongxiaokou village in Beijing, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

20 Apr 2015

U.S., China top dumping of electronic waste; little recycled

By Alister Doyle | 20 April 2015 (Reuters) – The United States and China contributed most to record mountains of electronic waste such as cellphones, hair dryers and fridges in […]

A woman walks past an Adidas shop at a shopping district in Beijing March 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

20 Apr 2015

Adidas to use marine plastic waste in products from 2016

By Emma Thomasson | 20 April 2015 (Reuters) – German sportswear firm Adidas is teaming up with a group trying to clean up the world’s oceans with a plan to […]

Coal miners enter a coal mine for the start of an afternoon shift near Gilbert, West Virginia May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

17 Apr 2015

Obama carbon rules to cut coal-related jobs: conservative group

By Timothy Gardner | 16 April 2015 (Reuters) – U.S. rules to cut carbon emissions could close more than 90 coal plants and eliminate jobs that support mining and power […]

The setting sun illuminates the sky behind wind turbines of a wind park near Neusiedl am See, December 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

17 Apr 2015

Renewable energy surge revives Europe’s power trade

By Vera Eckert and Nina Chestney | 17 April 2015 (Reuters) – The rise of renewable energy is delivering a boost to Europe’s declining power market as traders get busy […]

Smoke is released into the sky at a refinery in Wilmington, California March 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Bret Hartman

17 Apr 2015

Big U.S. investors push SEC for oil industry to detail risks of climate change

By Ernest Scheyder | 17 April 2015 (Reuters) – Calpers, the largest American public pension fund, and nearly 60 other institutional investors will ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

A man walks by a pipe discharging waste water into the Yangtze River from a paper mill in Anqing, Anhui province, December 4, 2013. REUTERS/William Hong

16 Apr 2015

China to ban water-polluting paper mills, oil refineries

By Kathy Chen, Dominique Patton | 16 April 2015 (Reuters) – China will ban water-polluting paper mills, oil refineries, pesticide producers and other industrial plants by the end of 2016, […]

A view shows windmills of several wind farms at the so-called "HelWin-Cluster", located 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of the German island of Heligoland, November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

16 Apr 2015

EU approves German aid to support construction of 20 offshore wind farms

By Julia Fioretti | 16 April 2015 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Thursday gave Germany the green light to support the construction of 20 offshore wind farms by paying […]

Water valves are seen as construction continues on the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant in Carlsbad, California, April 14, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

15 Apr 2015

California drought renews thirst for desalination plants

By Steve Gorman | 15 April 2015 (Reuters) – California’s 3-year-old drought has thrust seawater desalination into the spotlight as San Diego County, Santa Barbara and other cities push ahead […]

A Caltrans information sign urges drivers to save water due to the California drought emergency in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

15 Apr 2015

Southern California to cut water wholesale deliveries by 15 percent

By Daina Beth Solomon | 15 April 2015 (Reuters) – Southern California’s water wholesaler voted on Tuesday to cut its deliveries to cities and communities by 15 percent as the […]

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