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Carbon Capture

Yale Environment 360: Protecting Community Forests Is a Major Tool in Climate Fight, Study Says

... of the Climate and Energy Program at WRI. "Strengthening community forest rights is a critical policy approach to mitigate global climate change through reduced deforestation and carbon sequestration." For example, the report said that fully protecting indigenous territories and government forest reserves in the Brazilian Amazon could prevent 27.2 million hectares from being deforested by 2050 ...

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Climate Change

States That Opposed New EPA Rules Stand To Gain The Most From Them

... happen to coal plants that have already made investments to meet other recent pollution control requirements. Texas Governor Rick Perry has repeatedly questioned the science behind climate change. The report also said that, in the U.S. Mountain West region, which includes major coal-producing states such as Wyoming, coal production will decline by over $7 billion annually in the same decade, ...

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Solar

Researchers practice living on Mars - without leaving Earth | Reuters

... volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet. For the most part, expedition leader Casey Stedman and his five crewmates have stayed inside their 1,000-square foot (93-square meter) solar-powered dome, venturing out only for simulated spacewalks and doing so only when fully attired in mock spacesuits. "I haven't seen a tree, smelled the rain, heard a bird, or felt wind on my skin ...

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Nuclear

Texas, gas states biggest winners under EPA carbon rules: report - Yahoo News

... The agency laid out four "building blocks" that states can use to meet their targets: making coal plants more efficient, switching from coal to natural gas, increasing renewable and nuclear energy, and boosting energy efficiency. John Larsen, a senior analyst at the Rhodium Group, said switching coal-fired plants to natural gas is one of the cheapest and fastest ways to comply with the ...

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Hydroelectric

UAE's TAQA pulls out of $1.6 billion India power deal | Reuters

... ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA)TAQA.AD is pulling out of a $1.6 billion deal to buy two Indian hydroelectric power plants because of "a change in strategy", a senior TAQA official told Reuters on Thursday. The official, who declined to be named under briefing rules, did not give further details of the decision. In March, TAQA said a consortium led by it had agreed ...

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Coal

States That Opposed New EPA Rules Stand To Gain The Most From Them

... from 2005 levels by 2030. Each state has been assigned its own target for lowering emissions. The agency laid out four "building blocks" that states can use to meet their targets: making coal plants more efficient, switching from coal to natural gas, increasing renewable and nuclear energy, and boosting energy efficiency. John Larsen, a senior analyst at the Rhodium Group, said ...

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Oil

Talisman, boosted by Repsol talk, may be worth more in pieces | Reuters

... CALGARY/TORONTO, July 24 (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas producer Talisman Energy, approached by Spain's Repsol for talks over a potential deal, may find that its appeal lies more in its individual assets than as a candidate for a complete takeover. Talisman, which has a market capitalization of nearly $11 billion ($10.2 billion), has long been considered a takeover target as its stock ...

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Gas

Texas, gas states biggest winners under EPA carbon rules: report | Reuters

... its own target for lowering emissions. The agency laid out four "building blocks" that states can use to meet their targets: making coal plants more efficient, switching from coal to natural gas, increasing renewable and nuclear energy, and boosting energy efficiency. John Larsen, a senior analyst at the Rhodium Group, said switching coal-fired plants to natural gas is one of the cheapest ...

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Wind

For Californians, higher costs dampen support for clean energy | Reuters

... For example, 76 percent of adults agreed with California's requirement that at least a third of all electricity it generates should come from renewable sources, such as solar and wind power, by 2020. The same level of support was found for requiring oil refineries to produce gasoline and other fuels that yield lower carbon dioxide emissions. But support for renewable energy quotas ...

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Biofuels

Britain to award 200 million pounds in first renewable power auctions | Reuters

... that capture and store carbon emissions underground. Earlier this week the government said it would stick to a goal to curb the country's emissions by 2027 to 50 percent of 1990 levels. BIOMASS Separately on Wednesday the government said it is "committed to supporting cost-effective, sustainably produced biomass," after it backed a study that confirmed using the fuel in power generation ...

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Green Energy

3 ideas from Paul Ryans poverty plan that liberals can love - The Washington Post

... below. This is almost identical to Obama's planexcept for how to pay for it. Ryan wants to take money from social programs he doesn't think are working, ag-subsidies, and, maybe, green energy subsidies. Obama wants to get money from closing both the carried interest loophole, which lets hedge funders pay capital gains rates on what should be ordinary income, and the "S-corporation ...

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Renewable Energy

Despite Ohio Freeze, Renewable Energy Continues To Be Hot

... Last month, Ohio Governor Kasich signed legislation putting a two-year 'freeze' on the state's proven, successful, and money-saving renewable energy standard. Doing so, he is moving Ohio backward as other states move forward, developing job-creating CO2-neutral/CO2-light, clean renewable energy. This new state law freezes economic growth in a sector that employs 25,000 people in Ohio, while ...

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Carbon Credits

BBC News - The perils of sexy Facebook pictures

... Muslims don't need evidence that Islam and democracy can coexist because they already do in the Koran, the Hadith and in the words of the Prophet Muhammad, he concludes. Australia Carbon tax is a victim of thin wallets - Australia rescinded its carbon tax last week because voters are more worried about finances than the environment right now, says the Globe and Mail's Margaret Wente. " ...

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