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NYT: E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

The deal reached early Friday by the European Union to cap its greenhouse gas emissions was meant to increase pressure on the rest of the world to achieve a landmark accord on climate protection next year, the bloc’s leaders said. The approval of a target to slash emissions by 2030 by at least...

Straights Times: Solving Asia's gas conundrum

Two intertwined revolutions, both centred on Asia, are remaking our world. The surge of emerging economies has lifted more than 500 million Asians out of poverty so far this millennium. But as that growth expands the global economy, increased use of fossil fuels is leading to higher costs and environmental...

BBC News: Dudleston methane drilling decision postponed

A decision over plans to drill for methane in north Shropshire has been postponed by the local authority. Dart Energy has applied for permission to dig a test borehole to check for coal bed methane on farmland in Dudleston, near Ellesmere. About 100 people protested outside a Shropshire Council planning...

Baltic Course: Europe is heavily dependent on energy import

The European Union (EU) imports 53% of the consumed energy, Russia being the dominant exporter especially to Central and Eastern Europe. "Dominance in energy import raises risks to energy security, often it results in the distorted market," said the Lithuanian energy minister. The minister said that...

The Hill: Obama has ‘disdain’ for fracking

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) blasted the Obama administration for not being more supportive of hydraulic fracturing and the natural gas boon it has produced for the U.S. economy. “Despite the president touting his support of natural gas, the administration’s disdain for the method to extract...

BBC: EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

EU leaders have reached a landmark deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels. The binding decision came after heated discussions at a summit in Brussels, as some members had argued that their varied interests should be protected. Correspondents say the final deal...

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