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Canada falling behind U.S. in clean-energy efforts: experts

Canada falling behind U.S. in clean-energy efforts: experts

The Harper government is distancing itself from U.S. President Barack Obama’s clean-energy agenda, warn some of those involved in one of Canada fastest-growing clean-energy sectors. Although Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his cabinet have stressed the importance of integrating climate-change and energy policy with the United States, industry leaders say the federal government must do […]

Japan eyes solar station in space

Japan eyes solar station in space

It may sound like a sci-fi vision, but Japan’s space agency is dead serious: by 2030 it wants to collect solar power in space and zap it down to Earth, using laser beams or microwaves. The government has just picked a group of companies and a team of researchers tasked with turning the ambitious, multi-billion-dollar […]

US Senate Republicans skip open of climate change talks

US Senate Republicans skip open of climate change talks

Republicans on a key US Senate committee were absent Tuesday as debate opened on a Democratic proposal for sweeping climate change legislation. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee opened its critical debate on the plan at 9:00 am (1400 GMT) without its Republican members, despite last-ditch efforts to avert an opposition boycott from Democratic […]

EPA estimates Senate climate bill costs modest

EPA estimates Senate climate bill costs modest

An analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency says a proposed Senate bill to combat global warming would add around $100 a year to a typical household’s energy costs. The analysis released late Friday by Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office generally mirrors the cost projected by the EPA when it examined similar legislation passed last summer by […]

Obama says US in global race to develop clean energy

Obama says US in global race to develop clean energy

President Barack Obama championed US leadership on clean energy on Friday, as international deadlines for climate change mitigation loom and a growing number of Americans is questioning the science of global warming. At a speech at MIT, Obama said the US faces stiff competition from other countries to develop clean technologies that will power the […]

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