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Japanese court rejects lawsuit against reopening two n-plants 27.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo, Nov 27 : A Japanese court Thursday rejected a class action lawsuit filed by residents of the western prefecture of Shiga against reactivating offline nuclear power plants in Takahama and Oi.
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Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source 27.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Clean energy produced more power in Scotland than nuclear, coal or gas for the first time, in first half of 2014 industry figures show, reports BusinessGreen Renewable energy in Scotland from wind farms, hydro power plants and other clean technologies provided the single largest source of electricity to the country for the first time, in the first half of 2014, new industry figures will show on Thursday. Analysis by the trade body Scottish Renewables shows that renewables produced nearly one third more power than nuclear, coal or gas in the first six months of the year, generating a record 10.4 terawatt hours (TWh) during the six-month ...
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NRG’s business ideas on carbon reduction 26.11.2014 Seattle Times: Opinion
Syndicated columnist Joe Nocera writes about David Crane, chief executive of NRG Energy, who has ambitious goals to reducing his company’s carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2030 and 90 percent by 2050.
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The absurdity of German energy policy 26.11.2014 Financial Times: Energy
Berlin increasingly needs dirty coal to make up for scrapping nuclear
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Wind power superhighway approved in Illinois 25.11.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A 500-mile transmission line designed to move wind power from Iowa to Grundy County, Ill. can move forward, Illinois regulators decided ...
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Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake 23.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought.
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Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake 23.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought.
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Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake 23.11.2014 Hindu: News
The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought. A daylight assessment Sunda...
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Strong earthquake strikes central Japan, destroying 37 homes and injuring at least 39 people 23.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
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37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan earthquake 23.11.2014 CNN-IBN: World
The hardest-hit area appeared to be Hakuba, which hosted events in the 1998 games. At least 30 homes were destroyed, and 17 people injured.
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6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Japan 23.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo, Nov 23 : Over 50 people were injured and about 10 houses collapsed after a 6.7-magnitude quake on the Richter scale hit Japan, media reported Sunday.
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39 injured as earthquake hits Japan 23.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo, Nov 23 : At least 39 people were injured after a 6.7-magnitude quake on the Richter scale hit Japan, media reported Sunday.
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Dozens injured, homes collapse in cental Japan quake 23.11.2014 Hindu: News
At least 37 homes were destroyed in two villages, and 39 people were injured across the region, including seven seriously, mostly with broken bones.
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Strong earthquake strikes central Japan 23.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Homes destroyed in ski resort town, and at least 39 people injured across region after magnitude-6.7 quake

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The red light on Cameron’s dashboard won’t go out until he helps with repairs 23.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
The PM has taken an us-and-them approach to problems in the world economy. But the UK is a key participant in the system

The interest rate cut in China that came at the end of last week could be another red warning light flashing on David Cameron’s global economy “dashboard”. Or the cheaper cost of credit in Beijing could provide a much-needed boost for the world’s second-largest economy following months of slowing output.

Likewise, a snap election in Japan, called by prime minister Shinzo Abe during the week, could illustrate panic in the world’s third-largest economy after two decades of stagnation, or be a sensible way to prepare the ground for a second and decisive stage of his Abenomics.

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Climate change is not just about science – it’s about the future we want to create 23.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Climate scientist Chris Rapley and his co-author of the acclaimed play 2071 explain why the 2015 Paris climate summit cannot be allowed to fail – for all our sakes • Six steps world leaders must agree to take to protect Earth Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth summit in Rio in 1992 with the objective to “stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system”. The discussions in Paris in 2015 will be informed by the latest climate science. In our play 2071 , which recently completed its inaugural run at the Royal Court theatre in London, directed by Katie Mitchell, we explore the science, its implications and the options before us. A key aim is to leave the audience better placed to participate in the public ...
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Why JFK Still Matters 22.11.2014 ConsortiumNews.com
Why JFK Still Matters
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80 landmarks in 80 years: the people and events that shaped our world 22.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
A global poll commissioned by the British Council of the greatest moments, discoveries and people of the past eight decades throws up some cultural surprises – the invention of the instant noodle – and a clear winner

See a gallery of the top 20 moments here Continue reading...
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6.8 magnitude quake in Japan 22.11.2014 CNN: Top Stories
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
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Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city 22.11.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
A strong earthquake struck a mountainous area of central Japan on Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse and injuring several people, according to Japanese media reports. No tsunami warning was issued.
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