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Joao Peixe

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Joao Peixe

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  • $1 Trillion in Fossil Fuel Projects Threatened from Climate Action

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    Published 08 May 2014 | viewed 5,167 times

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  • Russian Pressure Has Slovakia Hesitating To Help Ukraine

    Published 05 May 2014 | viewed 8,715 times

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  • Greenpeace Activists Detained, Arctic Oil Delivered

    Published 03 May 2014 | viewed 4,477 times

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds EPA Coal Regs

    Published 30 April 2014 | viewed 4,656 times

    On April 29, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules on power plant pollution that blows across state lines. The 6-2 ruling…

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    Published 29 April 2014 | viewed 6,113 times

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  • U.S. Greenhouse Emissions Tied To Aging Nuclear, Coal Plants

    Published 28 April 2014 | viewed 5,568 times

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  • Canada to Phase Out Oil Railcars Prone To Rupture

    Published 26 April 2014 | viewed 5,426 times

    Canada’s transportation minister announced on April 23 that the government would phase out controversial oil tank rail cars that have been involved in a series…

  • Colombia Struggles To Resolve Oil Standoff With Native Tribes

    Published 26 April 2014 | viewed 4,633 times

    The Colombian government is seeking to resolve a conflict with native tribes after attacks on an oil pipeline curtailed production. Government officials planned to meet…

  • Alaska To Invest In LNG Project

    Published 23 April 2014 | viewed 5,250 times

    The Alaskan State Legislature passed legislation on April 20 that will see the state join a partnership with oil producers on the North Slope to…

  • Largest-Ever U.S. Military Solar Project Gets Underway

    Published 22 April 2014 | viewed 5,120 times

    The U.S. Army will begin construction this week at Fort Huachuca, Arizona on the U.S. Department of Defense’s largest solar project to date. When completed…

  • Chinese Premier Announces Clean Energy Push

    Published 21 April 2014 | viewed 6,990 times

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has restated the government’s plans to aggressively build clean energy capacity throughout the country in an effort to reduce air pollution.…

  • Senate Dems Press Obama on Keystone XL

    Published 11 April 2014 | viewed 5,011 times

    Eleven Senate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama urging him to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline by May 31st. The letter…

  • Putin Postpones Payment by Ukraine for Gas

    Published 10 April 2014 | viewed 4,926 times

    On April 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Gazprom should postpone the upfront payment of billions of dollars by Ukraine for natural gas. Gazprom…

  • EPA Says States Will Have Flexibility With Carbon Regs

    Published 09 April 2014 | viewed 3,906 times

    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy went to lengths to emphasize the fact that states will have flexibility when deciding on how to implement new greenhouse gas…

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