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Obama launches ocean protection plan 13.6.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
President Barack Obama launched a plan on Friday to protect the oceans, U.S. coasts and Great Lakes from the threats of climate change, pollution and overfishing.
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Getting Out of Town Ahead of the Weather 13.6.2009 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
John Fund on the Trail: A parting controversy for Ambassador ...
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Back to the FutureGen: 'Clean' Coal Plant Gets New Backing 13.6.2009 Wired Top Stories
The Department of Energy puts a billion dollars of stimulus money behind FutureGen, the "clean" coal demonstration power plant that the Bush Administration all but scrapped in 2008.


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Weekly wrap-up: Minnesota's congressional delegation 13.6.2009 MinnPost
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Global warming may increase dispersal of flora in Northern forests 13.6.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Developing countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions: US 13.6.2009 Hindustan Times: World
In a major policy shift, the US will ask developing countries to commit to taking actions to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, but will not be penalised for failing to do so, Dr Jonathan Pershing, the Deputy Special Envoy on Climate Change announced on Friday.
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US will not demand binding carbon cuts from China 12.6.2009 Guardian: Environment
Developing nations will be expected to commit to action on energy efficiency and renewables, says US delegation in Bonn Progress towards a global treaty to fight climate change took an important step forward today when the US said it would not demand that China commits to binding cuts of its greenhouse gas emissions. The move came on the last day of the latest round of UN climate change talks involving 183 nations, which aim to produce a deal in Copenhagen in December. Jonathan Pershing, head of the US delegation in Bonn, said developing nations – seeking to grow their economies and alleviate poverty – would instead be asked to commit to other actions. These include boosting energy efficiency standards and improving the take-up of ...
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US eases pressure on China over climate change 12.6.2009 The Guardian -- World Latest
• No compulsory cuts in greenhouse gas emissions • Move brings prospect of deal at Copenhagen closer The US said today it would not demand that China commits to binding cuts in its greenhouse gas emissions, marking an important step towards agreement on a global treaty to fight climate change. The move came at the end of the latest round of UN climate change talks ­involving 183 countries, which aim to produce a deal in Copenhagen in December. Jonathan Pershing, head of the US ­delegation in Bonn, said developing countries – seeking to grow their economies and alleviate poverty – would instead be asked to commit to other actions. These include increasing energy efficiency standards and improving the take-up of renewable energy, but ...
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U.S. to restart plans for a plant to capture greenhouse gases 12.6.2009 LA Times: Environment
The Energy Department and the FutureGen Alliance consortium agree to resurrect the project. It calls for a $1.5-billion facility to be built in Mattoon, Ill., to try to collect emissions from coal. Federal officials announced an agreement this morning to restart plans to build an experimental plant that seeks to collect greenhouse gas emissions from coal before they enter the ...
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U.S. to restart plans for a plant to capture greenhouse gases 12.6.2009 LA Times: Nation
The Energy Department and the FutureGen Alliance consortium agree to resurrect the project. It calls for a $1.5-billion facility to be built in Mattoon, Ill., to try to collect emissions from coal. Federal officials announced an agreement this morning to restart plans to build an experimental plant that seeks to collect greenhouse gas emissions from coal before they enter the ...
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U.S. to restart plans for a plant to capture greenhouse gases 12.6.2009 LA Times: Business
The Energy Department and the FutureGen Alliance consortium agree to resurrect the project. It calls for a $1.5-billion facility to be built in Mattoon, Ill., to try to collect emissions from coal. Federal officials announced an agreement this morning to restart plans to build an experimental plant that seeks to collect greenhouse gas emissions from coal before they enter the ...
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U.S. to restart plans for a plant to capture greenhouse gases 12.6.2009 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The Energy Department and the FutureGen Alliance consortium agree to resurrect the project. It calls for a $1.5-billion facility to be built in Mattoon, Ill., to try to collect emissions from coal. Federal officials announced an agreement this morning to restart plans to build an experimental plant that seeks to collect greenhouse gas emissions from coal before they enter the ...
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U.S. to restart plans for a plant to capture greenhouse gases 12.6.2009 LA Times: Top News
The Energy Department and the FutureGen Alliance consortium agree to resurrect the project. It calls for a $1.5-billion facility to be built in Mattoon, Ill., to try to collect emissions from coal. Federal officials announced an agreement this morning to restart plans to build an experimental plant that seeks to collect greenhouse gas emissions from coal before they enter the ...
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Green Inc.: Clean Coal Project Revived in Illinois 12.6.2009 NY Times: Business
Abandoned by the Bush administration, a major project to capture and store carbon dioxide is being restarted, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced.

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Delegates return from climate talks with more homework 12.6.2009 New Kerala: World News
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India, US to hold bilateral talks on climate change 12.6.2009 New Kerala: World News
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UN climate chief confident of global warming pact 12.6.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
U.N. climate delegates completed their first rough sketch of a new global warming agreement Friday, a draft replete with gaps and competing ideas that await decisions by political leaders.
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Climate Change Conference Ends Without Agreement 12.6.2009 Washington Post: Nation
A United Nations conference on climate change -- intended to lay the groundwork for a global agreement on greenhouse-gas emissions in December -- concluded today with negotiators little closer to a deal.

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UN climate chief confident of global warming pact 12.6.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
U.N. climate delegates completed their first rough sketch of a new global warming agreement Friday, a draft replete with gaps and competing ideas that await decisions by political leaders.
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Governor's race ramping up 12.6.2009 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Even though the 2008 U.S. Senate race hasn't been resolved yet, the 2010 race for governor is already ramping up.
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