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Australian cyclone makes landfall, loses strength

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A  powerful tropical cyclone was losing strength after crossing Australia’s north-east coast on Friday, with no immediate reports of injuries.
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There was less sea ice coverage in the Arctic this winter than in any year since satellite measurements began nearly four decades ago, researchers said Thursday. [Published in GreenNews – Read
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The planet faces a 40 percent shortfall in water supplies in 15 years due to urbanization, population growth and increasing demand for water for food production, energy and industry, the United Nations said on Friday.
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What does building a sustainable business have in common with Formula One?

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Vincent Neate of KPMG says how well businesses capitalise on technology and data will determine their very existence [Published in GreenNews – Read
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Arctic sea ice hits record low: US monitor

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Below-average ice conditions were observed
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A veteran Tolland public works employee died after he was hit by one of his own trucks while patching potholes in town on Thursday, according to state police. Police said David L. Ridzon, 50, of Willington, was fixing potholes in the area of 60 Anderson Road when a town dump track backed into him...
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Britain's power system can cope with solar eclipse – National Grid

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Britain will be able to keep the lights on when the sun disappears from view during Friday morning’s solar eclipse, National Grid said on Thursday. There have been concerns that the eclipse could pose a challenge to European transmission networks that have a large proportion of solar power. The moon will move over the...
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Why business needs to collaborate and step up on climate in 2015

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Circular economy meets pro sport with new multi-use stadiums

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Has this Singapore hotel uncovered the future of hospitality energy efficiency?

Has this Singapore hotel uncovered the future of hospitality energy efficiency?

Retrofits at the Marina Bay Sands resort result in 11 percent energy savings and a two-year return on investment.
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Vietnam capital U-turns on tree felling after public outcry

HANOI (Reuters) – Political leaders of Vietnam’s capital halted the felling of thousands of Hanoi’s trees on Friday after the plan sparked public outrage and fears it would damage the image of one of the world’s most picturesque cities.
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Cuba has been a leader in environmental protection, but a flood of tourism necessitates a shift in strategy.
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