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EU sets dates for resumption of aviation carbon permit sales

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - European Union member states will sell a total 9.3 million aviation carbon permits across five auctions starting in September, the European Commission said on Tuesday, resuming sales following a near two-year hiatus.

Policy

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U.S. EPA launches hearings on power plant carbon rules

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency starts public hearings on Tuesday on its proposal to slash carbon emissions from the country's power plants, and coal miners to U.S. senators are expected to comment on the proposed rules.

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Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to address global warming.

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Power producer Drax H1 earnings fall 15 pct on carbon tax

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - British power producer Drax Group Plc reported a 15 percent fall in first-half earnings, hurt by the increasing cost Britain's carbon tax.

EU ETS

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German renewables meet 28.5 pct of power use in first half

FRANKFURT, July 29 (Reuters) - Power from renewable resources in the first half of 2014 made up 28.5 percent of German power consumption, up 3.9 percentage points from the same 2013 period and the highest half-year result to date, energy industry lobby BDEW said on Tuesday.

Markets

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EU carbon prices climb to 4-month high

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - European carbon prices rose to their highest in more than four months on Monday as energy prices climbed and buyers stocked up amid tighter supplies of permits and on expectations of lower auction volumes ahead.

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Shanghai carbon market cut 5 mln tonnes of CO2 - paper

BEIJING, July 28 (Reuters) - The nearly 200 firms in Shanghai’s emissions trading scheme cut their CO2 output by 5.3 million tonnes in 2013 compared with 2011, government officials said Monday, according to state-owned media.

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