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Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

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MIAMI - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.

Bad weather for 2050 as TV forecasters imagine climate change

OSLO - Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades, as part of a United Nations campaign on Monday to draw attention to a U.N. summit this month on fighting global warming.

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More cash for EU industry, eastern states in 2030 climate goals: draft

LONDON - Big emitting industries and poorer eastern member states in the European Union could get tens of billions of euros in additional funds next decade to help them meet the bloc’s 2030 energy and climate goals, a draft EU document showed.

Polish premier Tusk seriously considering top EU job

WARSAW/BRUSSELS/PARIS - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is seriously considering a proposal that he take the post of president of the European Council, a Warsaw government spokeswoman said on Thursday, linking his decision to the crisis in neighboring Ukraine.

28 Aug 2014

Warming aids Arctic economies but far short of 'cold rush'

OSLO, - Climate change is aiding shipping, fisheries and tourism in the Arctic but the economic gains fall short of a "cold rush" for an icy region where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the world average.

Environment, Russia 28 Aug 2014

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China’s cities see clean air, water as magnet for investment

Despite severe air pollution, local and provincial officials in the Chinese city of Nanchang are trying to clean it up and make it more attractive for foreign investment, making the city an important test case for efforts to ease the environmental damage from unchecked economic growth.

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