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China generated over half world's coal-fired power in 2020: Study

China generated 53% of the world's total coal-fired power in 2020, nine percentage points more that five years earlier, despite climate pledges and the building of hundreds of renewable energy plants, a global data study shows.

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Biden restores climate change page to EPA website, reversing Trump

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restored a page containing key climate change information to its public website on Thursday, four years after the Trump administration had removed it as part of a strategy to downplay global warming threats.
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Climate could pay the price as Europe's nuclear plants age

Nuclear power capacity able to supply roughly 60 million homes is scheduled to close this decade as utilities struggle to replace northwest Europe's ageing reactors, raising the risk of higher carbon emissions as fossil fuels plug the gap.

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U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden's proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology.

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As Canada curbs methane emissions, new measurements show problem bigger than thought

Reported greenhouse gas emissions from Canada's oilpatch have more than doubled in the year's first half as changes to how they are measured revealed a more extensive picture of environmental damage, previously unreported industry data show.

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Japan's climate change efforts hindered by biased business lobby: study

Japan's powerful business lobby Keidanren pushes national policies that favor coal and hinders attempts to combat climate change.

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Portugal selects multi-billion post-coronavirus hydrogen projects - Reuters

Portugal's government has selected more than 30 multi-billion euro hydrogen projects interested in building production units of so-called "green" energy in the country after the coronavirus pandemic.
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