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Oslo trash incinerator in carbon capture trial

The world's first experiment to capture carbon dioxide from the fumes of burning rubbish is nearing completion in Oslo.     The trial at the Norwegian capital's main waste incinerator began…

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Climate draft puts temperature limit out of reach – scientists

By Nina Chestney & Alister Doyle PARIS (Reuters) – A deal to slow climate alter being thrashed out in Paris fails to map out steep enough cuts in carbon dioxide…

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Carbon capture projects worldwide rise to 15: report

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – There are now 15 projects in operation worldwide that have captured 28 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions from coal & industrial plants this…

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Shell profits slump after huge write-offs

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> on Thursday reported a sharp drop in third-quarter profits on the back of low oil prices & a hefty $8.2 billion charge which…

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Repsol posts 2013 loss as Argentine row nears end

By Tracy Rucinski & Andrés González MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish oil major Repsol reported a fourth-quarter net loss of 1.028 billion euros ($1.4 billion) after writing down the value of…

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EPA Chief Offers Glimpse Into Climate Rules For Existing Power Plants

The Obama administration's climate-change rules targeting existing power plants will look vastly different from the ones Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy announced on Friday. The rules McCarthy unveiled last…

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The Answer to Coal Climate Pollution Is Natural Gas and Carbon Capture, EPA Says

Courtesy of EPA The Environmental Protection Agency has new rules for how much carbon dioxide power plants can spew. Designed to ensure that no new plants built in the U.S….

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Norway abandons carbon capture and storage plan

Norway said Friday it was abandoning its much-touted plans to capture carbon dioxide & store it underground to prevent emissions from escaping into the atmosphere. The pilot project, launched in…

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