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Carbon Capture

Engineering the climate is it a good idea? | DW Environment | DW | 18.10.2017

... kind of a hyper-Anthropocene vision," said Schfer, referring to the geologic epoch we have entered due to humanity's profound impact on Earth. Unprecedented scales Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) is the carbon removal strategy built into some of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) pathway scenarios for reducing global emissions. It's ...

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Climate Change

Brazil minister: Amazon deforestation 'drops by 16%' - BBC News

... suggest 6,624 sq km (2,460 sq miles) of forest were destroyed, down from 7,893 km sq in 2015/16, Environment Minister Jose Sarney Filho said. But the figure is still above Brazil's climate change target. Mr Sarney Filho cited stiffer controls and more agents on the ground. "When the illegal loggers know that [officers of] the Brazilian State are on location, they diminish their activities, ...

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Solar

U.S. firm to build solar plants in blackout-plagued Gaza | Reuters

... GAZA (Reuters) - The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the U.S.-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday, providing the territory with some relief from daily blackouts but far from meeting its severe power shortages. Gaza was already chronically short of electricity before West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas cut payments for ...

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Nuclear

Iran nuclear deal: Khamenei denounces Trump's rants and whoppers' - BBC News

... If that were to happen, the US would in effect be in violation of the terms. Media caption Trump: 'I can terminate US involvement in deal any time' Iran says it has the right to nuclear energy and insists its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes only. On Wednesday, an Twitter account attributed to Ayatollah Khamenei quoted him as telling students in Tehran that it was a "waste of ...

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Coal

U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud | Reuters

... YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million. The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority also said Tuesday it had reached a settlement with Rio Tinto ...

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Oil

Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state: police | Reuters

... for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria. A number of foreigners have, in the last few years, been kidnapped in the Niger Delta region, which holds most of the country’s crude oil - the country’s economic mainstay. "The abductors have not made any contact but we are doing our investigations to know the motive and have them rescued without jeopardising their lives," ...

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Gas

LNG producers take time to relax destination clauses despite Japan ruling | Reuters

... TOKYO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Global liquefied natural gas suppliers are taking time to revise destination clauses in supply contracts for Japanese buyers despite a ruling by authorities in Japan that the provisions are anti-competitive, industry sources said on Wednesday. The ruling by the Fair Trade Commission earlier this year that restrictions on reselling contracted LNG cargoes breach ...

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Geothermal

KenGen's pretax profit inches up 2 pct on higher interest income | Investing Home | Reuters

... in an environment characterised by severe drought which affected our hydro generation," KenGen said in a statement. A delay in completion of a power evacuation line from one of its geothermal plants had also curbed revenue from sale of electricity, KenGen said. Basic earnings per share rose to 4.12 shillings from 3.07 shillings in the year to end June 2016, the company said, adding it ...

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Biofuels

Trump, Iowa governor discuss biofuels: governor's office | Reuters

... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds had a "very positive" call with U.S. President Donald Trump about the importance of biofuels to the corn-growing state on Tuesday, at a time when the administration is eyeing changes to the quantities it demands suppliers use. Reynolds had a "very positive and productive call" that discussed the "importance of renewable fuels to the Iowa ...

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Green Energy

London to impose a budget on Northern Ireland within DAYS | Daily Mail Online

... the Good Friday Agreement. Former US President Bill Clinton intervened on the talks yesterday to try and break the deadlock, triggered by DUP leader Arlene Foster's involvement in a green energy scandal. Relations have since broken down completely and the impasse has raised much wider tensions about the future of Northern Ireland and the peace process. In his evidence today, Mr ...

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Renewable Energy

BP eyes smaller renewable investments to avoid repeating losses | Reuters

... LONDON (Reuters) - BP is focusing on smaller investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday. BP and peers including Royal Dutch Shell and Total have recognized the need to reduce carbon emissions in the fight against global warming. But their investment in renewables remains tiny ...

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Alternative Energy

Is The War On Coal Really Over? - The Energy Collective

... Scott Pruitt won't bring back coal, but he might preserve the status quo. Oilprice.com is the most popular energy news site in the world. Our analysis focuses on Oil and Gas, Alternative Energy and Geopolitics. Oilprice works with the largest names in financial news and provides news and analysis to sites such as: CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq, Fortune, TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, USA ...

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Carbon Credits

China to struggle to launch nationwide carbon market in 2017: government official | Reuters

... BEIJING (Reuters) - China will struggle to launch its long-awaited nationwide carbon trading scheme this year as planned, an official from the country’s state planner said on Wednesday. "Although China has collected industrial data for the country, it is very difficult to unify the standards and come up with one for the whole country," Dongming Ren, director of the National Development ...

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