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Valerie Volcovici

U.S. CEO group says it supports carbon pricing to fight climate change

Sep 16 2020

WASHINGTON The Business Roundtable, a grouping of CEOs from some of the biggest U.S. companies, announced on Wednesday it supports market-based carbon pricing to fight climate change, a shift from the past when the group was divided on the issue.

U.S. seeks to lower Russian uranium imports to boost U.S. nuclear industry

Sep 14 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday inked a draft agreement with Russia's state nuclear energy company to reduce imports of uranium from Russia over the next 20 years in a bid to boost domestic mining and nuclear energy.

Factbox: On climate, it's Biden's green revolution versus Trump's war on red tape

Sep 11 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. presidential election pits a politician who plans to tie the country's economic recovery to tackling climate change against another determined to remove as many regulatory hurdles to oil, gas and coal production as possible.

Democrats unveil green alternative for U.S. economic stimulus

Sep 10 2020

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a U.S. economic recovery agenda that would bolster union jobs while tackling climate change and racial injustice - a wide ranging alternative to Republican proposals for stimulating the coronavirus-battered economy.

Hydrogen, carbon capture key to net-zero U.S. electricity: study

Sep 09 2020

WASHINGTON The United States can generate affordable electricity without producing carbon dioxide emissions by 2035 by deploying hydrogen or carbon capture technology, according to a report released on Wednesday by a climate policy think tank.

U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Sep 08 2020

The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology, according to a Reuters analysis of planning documents and a survey of top utilities.

U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Sep 08 2020

The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology, according to a Reuters analysis of planning documents and a survey of top utilities.

INSIGHT-U.S. utilities say Biden plan to cut C02 hinges on breakthroughs

Sep 08 2020

Sept 8 The U.S. power industry would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology, according to a Reuters analysis of planning documents and a survey of top utilities.

Trump's U.S. EPA chief claims climate-change fight hurts the poor

Sep 03 2020

WASHINGTON The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday accused Democrats of hurting the poor with policies aimed at fighting climate change, and said the agency would keep supporting development and deregulation if President Donald Trump is re-elected.

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