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WARSAW (Reuters) – Making Poland’s 1 GW power plant in Ostroleka gas-fired instead of coal-fuelled as planned may delay the project beyond 2023, Poland’s minister responsible for energy infrastructure Piotr Naimski said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Belchatow Power Station, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant operated by PGE Group, is pictured near Belchatow, September 12, 2018.
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FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators lay in a street during a protest of the climate action group Extinction Rebellion at Brussels Motor Show in Brussels, Belgium January 18, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/ PARIS (Reuters) – Dozens of climate activists invaded U.S. asset manager BlackRock’s office in central Paris on Monday, calling for the fund to pull out of
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian authorities issued evacuation orders as heavy rain lashed Sydney and the east coast of the state of New South Wales (NSW) on Monday, bringing chaos to the country’s largest city while dousing bushfires that have raged since November. FILE PHOTO: A bicycle deliveryman braves strong wind and rain in Sydney, New
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s top utility Fortum on Thursday said the European Union’s emissions trading system was having an impact in reducing the use of coal for power as the company reported fourth-quarter profit that beat forecasts on higher hydro volumes. Fortum’s chief executive Pekka Lundmark said the European Union’s emissions trading system ETS was
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LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Ryanair Holdings Plc publicity describing the budget carrier as a “low-CO2 emissions airline” has been deemed misleading by Britain’s main advertising watchdog, which ordered its withdrawal on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Ryanair logo is pictured on the the jacket of a cabin crew member ahead of a news conference by Ryanair union representatives
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Premier League – Watford v Manchester United – Vicarage Road, Watford, Britain – December 22, 2019 General view of Sky Sports microphones before the match. REUTERS/David Klein/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – European pay-TV group Sky has pledged to go net zero carbon by 2030 by cutting the emissions created by
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Climate activists of Ende Gelaende block infrastructure of Uniper’s coal-fired power plant ‘Datteln 4’ in Datteln, Germany, February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler FRANKFURT (Reuters) – More than 100 environmentalist activists occupied the site of the yet-to-be commissioned Datteln 4 coal fired power plant in western Germany on Sunday to protest against carbon emissions from coal
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