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More than 170 states set to sign landmark climate agreement

More than 170 states set to sign landmark climate agreement

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 170 countries are lining up to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joins dozens of world leaders for a signing ceremony that is expected to set a record for international ...

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Sandoval aide: Nevada’s clean energy reputation is damaged

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A top aide to Gov. Brian Sandoval acknowledged this week that Nevada’s reputation on renewable energy has been damaged in light of a recent rooftop solar rate hike, and the state needs to show the world again that it’s committed to clean energy. Sandoval’s Chief Strategy Officer Dale Erquiaga made the comments at the first meeting of ...

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Flint water crisis a focus as Senate takes up energy bill

Flint water crisis a focus as Senate takes up energy bill

WASHINGTON — Legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan is likely as the Senate takes up a bipartisan bill on energy policy. Preliminary votes on the overall energy bill are expected as soon as Thursday as the Senate debates the first comprehensive energy legislation in nine years. The wide-ranging bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Maria ...

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Boulder looks to the sun as it considers municipal utility’s energy mix

Erica Meltzer | The Boulder Daily Camera, Colo. Many of the activists who campaigned for municipalization in Boulder envisioned not just a city-run utility that used mostly renewable energy, but one that got its power from the community. They were quietly disappointed when Boulder’s analysis of the most cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions leaned heavily on power purchased ...

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Energy Pipeline: Natural gas industry faces competition from wind energy, East Coast production

The Greeley Tribune Gas markets in the West will soon be competing with the prolific production from the East Coast, which, among myriad other markets forces, will transform the energy mix across the country in the coming years. Increasing demand in Mexico and the potential for natural gas exports to Europe could prove to be game-changers for the flailing U.S. ...

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