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April 4, 2013

BP exits U.S. wind business

  •  Financial Times  •  Posted 2013-04-04 11:56:05

Oil and gas giant BP PLC has put its wind power operations in the United States up for sale, abandoning most of its renewable energy efforts. [ read more … ]

Renewables rollback moves forward in NC House

By Laura Leslie, WRAL  •  Financial Times  •  Posted 2013-04-04 11:56:27

State House lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to freeze and repeal the state’s renewable energy standards. The measure, House Bill 298, passed a House Commerce subcommittee 11-10 on Wednesday. Reps. Ruth Samuelson, R-Mecklenburg, and Tom Murry, R-Wake, joined Democrats in voting against it. [ read more … ]

‘Solid majority’ of Republicans say U.S. should tackle global warming — survey

Katherine Ling, E&E reporter  •  Financial Times  •  Posted 2013-04-04 11:56:45

Global warming isn’t just an issue for Democrats, according to a report released yesterday by George Mason and Yale universities. Sixty-two percent of self-identified Republicans and GOP-leaning independents said in a national survey that the United States should or probably should take action to address climate change despite uncertainties, the report says [ read more … ]

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