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Susanna Twidale

Analysis: Carbon pricing rises as world's weapon of choice in climate fight

25 Nov 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS Can you put a price on pollution? Some of the world's biggest economies are doing just that as they wrestle with how to make good on grand pledges to tame planet-warming emissions.

Factbox: Global schemes put a price on carbon emissions

25 Nov 2020

(This November 24 story corrects the location of China pilot scheme to Hubei in paragraph 5)

Factbox: Global schemes put a price on carbon emissions

25 Nov 2020

(This November 24 story corrects the location of China pilot scheme to Hubei in paragraph 5)

CORRECTED-FACTBOX-Global schemes put a price on carbon emissions

25 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 24 Faced with the challenge of converting pledges to slash planet-warming emissions into policies, some of the world's biggest economies are turning to the same tool: a carbon price.

Factbox: Global schemes put a price on carbon emissions

24 Nov 2020

LONDON Faced with the challenge of converting pledges to slash planet-warming emissions into policies, some of the world's biggest economies are turning to the same tool: a carbon price.

UPDATE 2-EDF to close UK Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant by July 2022

19 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 19 France's EDF will begin decommissioning Britain's Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant by no later than July 15 2022, the company said on Thursday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-EDF to close UK Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant by July 2022

19 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 19 France's EDF will begin decommissioning Britain's Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant by no later than July 15 2022, the company said on Thursday.

Britain to ban new petrol cars by 2030 on road to net zero emissions

18 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030, five years earlier than previously planned, as part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson is casting as a "green revolution" to cut emissions to net zero by 2050.

British power generator SSE saw 115 million sterling hit from coronavirus in first half

18 Nov 2020

LONDON British renewable power generator and network operator SSE Plc saw a 115 million pound hit to profit in the six months ending Sept. 30, due to the pandemic, the company said on Wednesday.

Britain to ban new petrol cars and vans by 2030 on road to net zero emissions

17 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 17 Britain will move up a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030 and is eyeing 250,000 new jobs as part of a green industrial revolution, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said as he tries to meet Britain's net zero emissions climate target.

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