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World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...trucks from petroleum diesel to renewable energy sources by the end of the year...the table and focus instead on renewable energy sources."Climate negotiators...the world's leaders in using renewable energy sources, with 75 percent of...
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South getting first big wind farm soon

...according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.The Energy Department...have not invested heavily in renewable energy. Also, only North Carolina...utilities to increase their renewable energy portfolios.But other factors...
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Clinton: Nation needs a 'growth and fairness economy'

...without the other."Clinton said she would propose more public investment in infrastructure projects, advance renewable energy and promote tax cuts for small business owners. She expressed support for an increase in the federal minimum wage...
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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...information-sharing.A major focus of Tuesday's discussions was expanding cooperation on combating climate change and renewable energy sources, a bright spot in the U.S.-China relationship, after President Barack Obama and Xi met in Beijing...
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Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

...increasingly talking about coal as the problem and describing themselves as a crucial part of the solution, together with renewable energy sources like wind and solar power."We stand ready to play our part," six major European oil and gas companies...
My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...long-term investments in programs like the Alaska Renewable Energy Fund our state has become a world leader in wind-diesel...year. Alaska needs to maintain support for our own renewable energy development and help rural residents cut their energy...
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...over oil exploration in the icy waters off Alaska.Seattle Mayor Ed Murray took up the cause Monday, choosing a renewable-energy group's gathering to announce that the Port of Seattle - a public agency that operates one of the nation's busiest...
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...instituted years ago have grown the renewable energy sector to nearly 400,000 jobs...toward its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.Civil engineers at...efficiencies and constructing renewable energy sources, the entire U.S. could be...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...the Arctic is a bad idea. The focus should be on renewable energy in this time of climate change, not dirty fuels...Platform," a 4,000-square-foot barge powered by renewable energy, said Jonathon Berman with the Sierra Club. The...
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...civic moment," recalled KC Golden, a senior policy adviser for Climate Solutions, an organization advocating for renewable energy.But "now it is," Golden said. "That's a measure of how the awareness has grown. I think it's a moment...


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