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Democrat Andrew Romanoff says he's awaiting results of Keystone XL pipeline review 26.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Incumbent Republican Mike Coffman, left, faces Democrat challenger, Andrew Romanoff, in the race to represent the 6th Congressional ...
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Apple's new sapphire screens for iPhone 6 will be made with solar power 25.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Solar manufacturing facility in Arizona just one part of technology company's wide-ranging plan to green its act

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The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target 25.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

The government's determination to scrap the RET is based on shaky foundations in their economic modelling and in the Senate, the numbers just don't add up

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Green deal cashback scheme is shut after surge of applications 25.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Final £70m of money for energy efficiency measures under green deal home improvement fund is taken up in just three days

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Planetary Society hopes tiny satellite sets sail above Earth 25.7.2014 LA Times: Business
Satellites about the size of a loaf of bread may one day explore space, propelled across the vast expanse by an unfurled sail.
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Conservationists, wind-farm advocates clash over eagle safety 25.7.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Even before the doors opened for a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hearing in Bloomington, partisans clashed over the core issue: a new form of federal permit that allows wind farms to kill a limited number of eagles if the deaths are unintentional.
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More Carbon Tax Distortions 25.7.2014 FactCheck
Crossroads GPS claims that Colorado Sen. Mark Udall "voted to enact a carbon tax." Udall did no such thing. Republican Thom Tillis claims that Sen. Kay Hagan "supported a carbon tax" that would destroy "up to 67,000 jobs in North Carolina over the next ten years." That's not accurate, either.
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Ban sending leftover food to landfill, MPs say 24.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Longer warranties for goods and lower VAT on recycled products among committee's proposals to end 'disposal society'

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Communities could be paid £40m for considering nuclear waste dump 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Renewed effort to find site for underground disposal site will not allow veto for any one level of local government

Local communities could be paid over £40m by government for simply considering the building of an underground nuclear waste disposal facility in their area, ministers announced on Thursday.

The renewed effort to find a permanent solution for the UKs growing stockpile of nuclear waste comes after Cumbria council vetoed a proposed waste dump site in January 2013. But the new approach will not allow any one level of local government to veto future site decisions.

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UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a year 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Solar industry says contracts for difference budget represents a large reduction in the support they receive

A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power plants.

The money will be available under the coalition's new contracts for difference, which subsidise renewable energy companies who offer electricity at a lower rate of carbon emissions than fossil fuel generators, and are paid for by levies on household energy bills.

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Scrapping RET 'could save households $65 a year but lose the nation $10bn' 24.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Modelling for business groups runs counter to government research but green groups say data used is out of date

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Faith, business groups blast proposed fee on solar-equipped homes 24.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
A growing chorus from across the sociopolitical spectrum is denouncing Rocky Mountain Power’s proposal to impose a monthly $4.65 fee on its net-metered customers — those who generate their own power from solar rooftop arrays and pipe what they don’t use into the grid. The state’s largest utility says the “facilities charge” is warranted to ensure its solar-equipped customers are covering their share of the fixed costs of the transmission and distribution system. Critics, who gathered at an east ...
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Utah faith, business groups blast proposed fee on solar-equipped homes 24.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
A growing chorus from across the sociopolitical spectrum is denouncing Rocky Mountain Power’s proposal to impose a monthly $4.65 fee on its net-metered customers — those who generate their own power from solar rooftop arrays and pipe what they don’t use into the grid. The state’s largest utility says the “facilities charge” is warranted to ensure its solar-equipped customers are covering their share of the fixed costs of the transmission and distribution system. Critics, who gathered at an east ...
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SD PUC rules against energy producer seeking to force rural cooperatives to buy its wind power 23.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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EU agrees to improve energy efficiency 30% by 2030 23.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

EU climate chief says energy-saving deal is not good news for Putin, but others hoping for 40% target are disappointed

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EU executive proposes higher energy efficiency target to curb emissions, gas imports 23.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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EU seeks energy efficiency to ease Russia gas link 23.7.2014 AP Business
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's executive is proposing legislation to curb the energy use of households and firms by almost one third by 2030 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower its dependence on gas imports, particularly those from Russia....
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St. Paul's big dreams for Ford site 23.7.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The former riverfront home of Ford Motor Company's Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul holds tremendous potential for redevelopment, Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday.
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With Ford plant gone, St. Paul leaders seek model development 23.7.2014 Twincities.com: News

The Ford Motor Co.'s Highland Park campus has been demolished so thoroughly and neatly, it could easily be mistaken for a massive truck parking lot. City leaders are hoping to redevelop it into much, much more.

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As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House With BRICS 22.7.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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