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Equiinor: Natural gas contributes to the low carbon future

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2/21/2019 Photo: Irene Rummelhoff, Equinor’s executive V.P. for marketing, midstream and processing. STAVANGER — Equinor sold natural gas for around $26 billion in total in 2018, an increase of 29% from 2017. As more countries prepare for the energy transition, Equinor sees strong market opportunities for gas and expects global demand to grow by around Read More

Musk’s ambitious new ‘Starship’ project might be undone… by bird poop

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SpaceX’s new launch vehicle system, called Starship, will replace its current rockets, and may be the first craft to bring humans to Mars. The high tech ship has one potential weakness, however: bird poop. Starship will reportedly be fully reusable and extremely cheap to launch. Musk has made the rather bold claim that round-trip tickets Read More

Adani Enterprises could wait up to two years for Carmichael mine approval

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises might have to wait up to two years to get two environmental approvals to start construction at its controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, a Queensland government official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Indian billionaire Gautam Adani speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in the western Read More

White House readies panel to question security risks of climate

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is readying a presidential panel that would question U.S. military and intelligence reports showing human-driven climate change poses risks to national security, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Damage caused by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, U.S., Oct. 16, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Read More

Tecogen Secures $8.4M Trigeneration Project in Manhattan

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WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas powered on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce an $8.4 million Turnkey Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Services contract to install a 1 MW trigeneration plant at a data center located in Read More

Spain proposes $53 billion public investment in climate change plan

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Socialist government announced a 47 billion euro ($53 billion) public investment plan on Wednesday to tackle climate change over 10 years, which would be partly financed by issuing green bonds. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez reacts during a session at Parliament in Madrid, Spain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Read More

Spain proposes 47 billion euros public investment as part of 10-year climate change plan

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s government proposed public investment, including the issuing of green bonds, of 47 billion euros ($53.3 billion) as part of its 10-year climate change draft plan presented on Wednesday. The draft, which also includes a plan to offset job loss in polluting industries and the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050, Read More

Amazon sets 'shipment zero' goal for lower emissions

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The bigger the scale a company works at, the more of an impact even the smallest change can have. You don’t get much bigger than Amazon, and a new initiative could have a huge impact on the carbon emissions produced from delivering all those products we order. Posting on the Amazon blog, Dave Clark, senior Read More

Peru launches crackdown on illegal gold mining in Amazon

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LIMA (Reuters) – Peru on Tuesday launched a drive to eliminate illegal gold mining in one of the Amazon’s most biodiverse corners, sending 1,500 police and military officers to a region that has suffered rising deforestation from wildcat mining. FILE PHOTO: An area deforested by illegal gold mining is seen in a zone known as Read More

Peru launches 'sustained' crack-down on illegal mining in Amazon

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LIMA (Reuters) – Peru on Tuesday launched a new, “sustained” effort to uproot illegal gold mining in one of the Amazon’s most biodiverse corners, sending 1,500 police and military officers to the region after deforestation from wildcat mining hit a new high last year. The government of President Martin Vizcarra said it was suspending civil Read More