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  1. ZHUHAI: BP sets up Zhuhai PTA facility to serve clothing, plastics firmsRead the original story

    20 min ago | Asia News Network

    Global oil and gas giant BP Plc on Thursday commissioned a new facility in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, to cater to China's growing demand for purified terephthalic acid, a key raw material used in the manufacture of clothing, plastic bottles, packaging material and film products. The third phase of BP Zhuhai, a joint venture between BP and Zhuhai Port Co, is the world's largest single-train PTA unit, the company said.

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  2. Packed agenda for CARICOM summitRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  3. Report: Polar bear survival depends on cutting greenhouse gasesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Town Talk

    In its second warning this week, the federal government reported Thursday that climate change is destroying Arctic sea ice and threatening polar bears with extinction unless greenhouse gases are dramatically Report: Polar bear survival depends on cutting greenhouse gases In its second warning this week, the federal government reported Thursday that climate change is destroying Arctic sea ice and threatening polar bears with extinction unless greenhouse gases are dramatically Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://usat.ly/1LY9Okq Researchers estimated about 900 polar bears remained in Arctic Alaska and Canada in 2010, the most recent figure available, down from about 1,500 in 2006.

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  4. March for jobs, justice and climate actionRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Renewable Power Intelligent Choice and Council of Canadians members Steve Lawrence, Nancy Carswell, and Jack Jensen, from left, put together some sign bases for use in the July 4 Jobs, Justice, and Climate Action March. Sign making begins at 1:00 pm at Scarrow Plaza and the march starts at 1:30 pm.

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  5. Construction starts at Coonooer Bridge wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    The wind farm, located 25 km south of Charlton, will supply power to the ACT and is expected to generate the lowest-cost wind energy in Australia at $81.50 per megawatt hour. Wind energy will play a key role in the ACT meeting its target of sourcing 90 per cent of Canberra's electricity from renewable energy by 2020.

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  6. N. Korean leader inspects new institute ...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Korea Herald

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected a newly built institute at a renowned technology university in Pyongyang, praising it as a cutting-edge scientific research center, the North's media said Friday. The North's Korean Central News Agency said that Kim gave "field guidance" to the automation institute of Kim Chaek University of Technology.

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  7. Going solar?Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | News Tribune

    Ameren Missouri has asked regulators for permission to build a solar plant along a half-mile Interstate 70 stretch in eastern Missouri's Montgomery County. The utility, in its application to the Missouri Public Service Commission, said it wants to create a 15-megawatt solar plant that annually would produce an estimated 20,655 megawatt hours, which could power roughly 1,500 households each year.

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  8. Northfield residents certain of danger with gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Recorder

    ... York. Many residents are taking a stand against the pipeline by installing solar panels or adopting other alternative energy sources, but Wolter isn't stopping at that and said she will avoid electricity altogether if the pipeline is approved. "To ...

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  9. NextEra Energy touts battery storage experience that could aid Hawaiian Electric's effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    NextEra Energy Inc. touted its experience in large-scale battery energy storage systems in an answer to an intervenor's question in the Florida firm's proposed $4.3 billion acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Co. that is being examined by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission .

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  10. Andr Borschberg gives a thumbs up during his flight after three consecutive days. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said. The Solar Impulse, which took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey and is expected to land in Hawaii by the weekend, shattered the solo-flight record threshold of 76 hours while crossing the Pacific.

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  11. Construction of big wind turbines beginsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    A $50 million wind farm to be built in northwest Victoria will boast the biggest turbines in Australia, with a rotor diameter of 117 metres. Each of the six Danish-designed wind turbines will generate around 13,000 MWhs of electricity each year.

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  12. Construcion of big wind turbines beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Victoria's new wind farm will generate enough power to supply 12,000 homes and boast the biggest turbines in the country. A A$50 million wind farm to be built in northwest Victoria will boast the biggest turbines in Australia, with a rotor diameter of 117 metres.

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  13. Trudeau warms up here . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Liberal leader Justin Trudeau talks with engineering and maintenance manager Romulus Munteanu as he tours the Canadian Solar plant in London, Ont. on Thursday July 2, 2015.

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    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Near Plaster City, workers busily construct a transmission tower. A 117-mile electron highway leading into the desert, the Sunrise Powerlink means more green energy for San Diego, as well as bumper profits for the local utility at a significant price to California consumers -- $1.9 billion.

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  15. Rising number of local governments set targets to cut emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    Twenty local governments, representing areas producing 5 percent of global climate-changing emissions, have committed to targets to cut those emissions, with the majority also setting goals for renewable energy, a platform uniting them said on Thursday. The Compact of States and Regions, launched last September, said more local governments would join the effort over the summer, making their combined emissions savings one of the most significant pledges to be presented ahead of a new U.N. climate deal due in December.

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  16. Battery revolution set to transform energy sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    The energy sector is undergoing an identity crisis and there is one thing that will determine where it goes from here: the humble battery. Research fellow and PhD candidate at Curtin University Jemma Green says it is just the start of the "battery revolution".

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  17. Tauron gives up on selling win...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Warsaw Voice

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  18. Solar-powered plane breaks solo flight record across Pacific to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Crew members push the solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 to its parking position at Nagoya airport after changing weather conditions thwarted a planned take-off, on June 24, 2015. Photo by Thomas Peter for Reuters.

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  19. Sail or sink: novel behavioural adaptations on water in aerially dispersing speciesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

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  20. Local Organization Makes Push for More Solar Powered HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Your News Now

    Southern Tier Solar Works and New York state are making a push for clean energy, and it all starts with you and your home. Solarize campaigns in New England have nearly doubled the use of residential solar, and now Solar Works is looking to do the same in New York.

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