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Record growth in renewable energy

Renewable energy generating capacity is showing record growth, especially in developing countries, according to a new report by REN21, a provider of comprehensive information on renewable energy. Renewables are now cost competitiv

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World seals historic climate accord

The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming. After fou

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World seals key climate accord, marking turn from fossil fuels

Global climate envoys agreed a landmark accord on Saturday, setting the course for a "historic" transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming. At the tail e

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Global climate breakthrough talks open in Paris

World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, urging each other to find common cause in two weeks of bargaining meant to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels.

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India opposes deal to phase out fossil fuels by 2100

India would reject a deal to combat climate change that includes a pledge for the world to wean itself off fossil fuels this century, a senior official said, underlying the difficulties countries face in agreeing how to slow global warming.

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Shell CEO backs fossil fuels, emissions capture

The world’s fossil fuel reserves cannot be burned unless some way is found to capture their carbon emissions, Royal Dutch Shell chief executive officer Ben van Beurden said on Friday. In an interview published in Britain'

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Shell CEO backs fossil fuels, emissions capture

The world’s fossil fuel reserves cannot be burned unless some way is found to capture their carbon emissions, Royal Dutch Shell chief executive officer Ben van Beurden said on Friday. In an interview published in Britain'

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Major oil, gas event opens in Bahrain

The largest-ever Middle East Oil Show and Conference (MEOS 2011) opened in Bahrain last night with a total of 1,619 delegates, 1,173 visitors and 1,721 exhibitors  taking part in the three-day event. The show is being held under the p

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Global climate breakthrough talks open in Paris

World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt in Paris, France on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, aiming to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels. World leaders will launch an ambi

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Global climate breakthrough talks open in Paris

World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, urging each other to find common cause in two weeks of bargaining meant to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels.

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