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56 Countries Seek Carbon Capture Incentives In Next UN Climate Deal

Delegates from almost 200 nations will meet in Peru next month to work on the accord, amid new scientific warnings about risks of floods, heatwaves, ocean acidification and rising seas.

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Europe’s Cycling Economy Has Created 650,000 Jobs

Europe’s cycling industry now employs more people than mining and quarrying and almost twice as many as the steel industry, according to the first comprehensive study of the jobs created by the sector.

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Fossil Fuels Should Be Phased Out By 2100 Says IPCC

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says.

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7 Solar Wonders of The World

Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels – but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out a selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe.

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U.S. Offshore Wind Power Nears Takeoff With 14 Projects

Long stymied by high costs and local opposition, offshore wind is finally nearing takeoff in the United States as 14 projects enter “advanced stages” of development, the Energy Department reports.

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Renewable Energy Capacity Grows At Fastest Ever Pace

Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world’s electricity, the International Energy Agency said in a new report.

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Stanford Study Shows How To Power California With Wind, Water And Sun

New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy creates a healthier environment, generates jobs and stabilizes energy prices.

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UN Issued With Roadmap On How To Avoid Climate Catastrophe

The United Nations was presented with a roadmap to avoid a climate catastrophe on Tuesday, the first report of its kind to prescribe concrete actions that the biggest 15 economies must take to keep warming below 2C.

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Rules To Cut carbon Emissions: A First-Of-Its-Kind Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is slated to release the nation’s first-ever carbon pollution standards for existing power plants on June 2, 2014. Syracuse and Harvard Universities teamed up to analyze how carbon pollution standards for existing power plants will decrease the emission of several co-pollutants, improve local air quality, decrease atmospheric deposition, and benefit people and ecosystems.

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