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Climate Change

Conservation group finds haze, ozone problems at U.S. national parks - Yahoo News

... closed or retrofitted, visibility improved and visitors can now set their sights on land features 46 miles (74 km) away, researchers found. Several national parks also suffer from climate change, including Glacier National Park in Montana where glaciers are rapidly melting, the report said. "Generally the NPS (National Park Service) cares about air quality in the parks and is supportive ...

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Solar

SolarCity's unveils program to help small businesses go solar | Reuters

... July 28 SolarCity Corp said on Tuesday it was introducing a new service that would make it easier for small and medium-sized businesses to go solar and pay less for electricity. SolarCity Chief Executive Lyndon Rive said in an interview that the new offering targets a market segment that has been neglected by solar installers over the last few years. To make it affordable for these ...

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Nuclear

Litvinenko: A deadly trail of polonium - BBC News

... of Russian nuclear sites, gave evidence at the public inquiry. Dombey says there is only one place where it can be produced in the quantities used in the murder - a military nuclear reactor at the Avangard plant in the closed city of Sarov. Sarov was where Russia produced its first nuclear bomb in the days of Joseph Stalin. This is a clear link to the Russian state. But could ...

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Hydroelectric

UPDATE 4-Two Brazilian executives arrested as Petrobras probe hits utility | Reuters

... it would be the country's last nuclear power station built as a public works project, as the government looks to private investors to backstop an overburdened electricity system based on hydropower. French nuclear energy company Areva, which signed a 1.25-billion-euro contract to supply engineering services and components in 2013, said last month it had reduced work on Angra 3 because of ...

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Coal

Mozambique coal: boom to bust to wait it out | Reuters

... MAPUTO, July 28 Mozambique's coal rush is officially over and the government is now looking offshore to a gas bonanza, according to analysts at a coal conference this week in the capital Maputo. Just a few years ago, billions of dollars poured into Mozambique, one of the world's poorest nations, in a twin scramble for inland coal and offshore gas. The gas rush is intact, but the coal boom ...

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Oil

As Fed approaches rate hike, job growth shifts away from oil patch | Reuters

... TULSA, Oklahoma The rebound in U.S. jobs, limited in the early part of the recovery to a handful of booming industries such as oil, has broadened across the country as old-line industrial areas such as Michigan and sun belt hubs like Florida pick up the slack. A Reuters analysis of state-level data shows recovery in jobs has been spreading across the country and industries, helping offset ...

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Gas

Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline - Houston Chronicle

... ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas. Taner Yildiz said Tuesday the explosion was in Agri province, some 15 kilometers from the Iranian border, and he suggested Kurdish rebels were to blame. He said the fire was quickly brought under control. The attack late Monday ...

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Geothermal

Kenya Power to buy electricity from proposed 100 MW wind farm | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... Power said in a statement. The power firm said the deal would last 20 years but did not say how much it would pay Kipeto for the electricity. Kenya relies heavily on renewables such as geothermal and hydro power, and aims to expand its installed generation capacity to about 6,700 MW by 2017, from about 2,500 MW now. East Africa's biggest economy also aims to halve bills from around $0.17-0. ...

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Biofuels

Can we save forests and produce palm oil? Scientists seek answer | Reuters

... amount of vegetation and carbon stored above and below ground. Under this system, land estimated to have 75 tonnes or more of carbon per hectare above ground - equivalent to 100 tonnes of biomass - and 75 tonnes or over in the soil could not be cleared. This "red zone" would cover peat land, old-growth forests, selectively logged forests and native forests that have grown back for at ...

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Green Energy

Obama Administration Takes Historic Step Toward Solar Equality, But Much Work Remains | Senator Catherine Pugh

... to keep the lights on or food on the table, that nobody in America should ever have to make. Moreover, while government energy policies are well intended to further the deployment of green energy they often utilize economic policies that have the unfortunate consequence of hollowing out the middle and low-income communities. This is thanks to state-level policies like net metering and ...

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Renewable Energy

U.S. private sector vows to ante up on climate finance | Reuters

... measures to reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions and deploy more clean energy. The White House said the companies' promises would lead to at least 1,600 megawatts of new renewable energy being brought on line. Water-use intensity would be reduced by 15 percent and the companies would target zero net deforestation in their supply chains. Google, which claims to be the biggest ...

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Alternative Energy

Deepwater Wind Installs First of Five Steel Foundation Jackets in Block Island Wind Farm

... Wind Farm is a major step forward for Rhode Island and the entire region, and the laying of the foundation is the first exciting milestone in that journey toward greater use of alternative energy. This project is about energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, decreasing our dependence on foreign oil and, as construction gets fully underway, it is about jobs. This project is a ...

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