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Carbon Capture

Liberal Democrats seek to ban 'unabated' coal power | Environment | The Guardian

... Electricity generated from coal in old power plants without carbon capture would be banned in a proposal that will form the centrepiece of the Liberal Democrats' commitment on the environment in its general election manifesto. Ed Davey, the energy and climate change secretary, will announce on Monday that the zero carbon Britain bill will be among five green laws that the Lib Dems would demand ...

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Climate Change

BBC News - Daily question: What might independence mean for the energy sector?

... independence debate. The Scottish government says Scottish renewable energy is the most cost-effective source of low-carbon electricity, and enables the rest of the UK to meet its climate change targets. In return, financial support for renewable energy schemes and the transmission network would be met by consumers across Britain. The UK government says any decision to import energy ...

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Solar

BBC News - Footage of powerful solar flares released by Nasa

... The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares. There've been more than half-a-dozen such eruptions on the surface of the sun in the last week. Some have warned that this explosion of energy might have a serious impact here on earth. The BBC's Tim Allman explains. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) ...

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Nuclear

Government Looking For Trains To Haul Radioactive Waste, But There's Nowhere For Them To Go

... officials are praising even limited signs of forward movement, including federal interest in a train. "This is a good timing," said Everett Redmond, who works on waste policy for the Nuclear Energy Institute, an industry lobbying group. "You don't want to wait until you're close to opening the facility to try and design a rail car." ___ Follow Ray Henry on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rhenry ...

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Hydroelectric

Lesotho's deputy premier in charge after PM flees 'coup' | Reuters

... South African soldiers died during a political stand-off and subsequent fighting in 1998. Besides textile exports and a slice of regional customs receipts, Lesotho's other big earner is hydropower. The power is exported to South Africa from the massive mountain ranges that have made it a favourite of trivia fans as "the world's highest country" - its lowest point is 1,380 metres (4,528 feet) ...

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Oil

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli | Reuters

... a rival government headed by Omar al-Hasi, an Islamist. Hasi called on Saturday for diplomatic missions to return to Tripoli, saying foreigners would be protected. The North African oil producer appears at risk of splitting or even sliding into civil war as political divisions and fighting among former rebels who helped topple Gaddafi have created uncertainty and chaos. (Report ...

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Gas

Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory - Yahoo News

... office, has given $205 million to fund scores of technology startups. Other incentives: The state also offers tax refunds, exemption from state sales and use tax on electricity and natural gas in manufacturing. Other advantages: Cities and counties have made direct pitches to Tesla, highlighting for example how San Antonio owns its own utility and can provide solar and wind energy. NEW ...

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Geothermal

Iceland Volcano Blasts Back to Life - Yahoo News

... were discovered in the ice cap during a reconnaissance flight Aug. 27, the Met Office said. Each pit is about 32 to 50 feet (10 to 15 m) deep. The pits indicate either an eruption or geothermal heating that is melting ice deep below the glacier's surface, according to the Met Office. Scientists can only detect a subglacial eruption at Bardarbunga by watching for melting and "listening" ...

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Biofuels

Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change -- ScienceDaily

... of biodiversity loss and a large contributor to climate change and pollution, so our food choices matter." The team analysed evidence such as land use, land suitability and agricultural biomass data to create a robust model that compares different scenarios for 2050, including scenarios based on maintaining current trends. One scenario investigated by the team is on the supply side: the ...

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Renewable Energy

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. coal stocks could gain on Russia tension | Reuters

... expected to show a profit in the next two years, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine, which tracks corporate profit estimates. Competition with natural gas, the emergence of renewable energy technologies and new environmental regulations contributed to a fall in U.S. coal production in 2013 to the lowest levels since 1993, according to the Energy Information Administration. Domestic ...

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Carbon Credits

China's national carbon market to start in 2016 -official | Reuters

... the outset, she said. The Chinese market, when fully functional, would dwarf the European emissions trading system, which is currently the world's biggest. It would be the main carbon trading hub in Asia and the Pacific, where Kazakhstan and New Zealand already operate similar markets. South Korea will launch a national scheme on Jan. 1, 2015, while Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are ...

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