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Energy News Roundup: Climate Deal Spurs Building Spree, Dow Selling Billions in Assets & IEA Sees US Shale Cap Ex Pullback

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The US and China agreed to jointly cut carbon emissions in order to combat climate change, a historic pact that has many excited and many outraged. But China’s commitment to cap greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 means the country will need to build out power generation infrastructure in unprecedented ways. “That means building even more nuclear power plants, wind farms, hydro-electric ...

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Flipping the Switch: A Look at India’s Future Energy Demands

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In September, India’s new environmental minister, Prakash Javadekar, caught world leaders off-guard at the UN Climate Summit when he told The New York Times that his country’s carbon-dioxide emissions were expected to continue to rise for the next 30 years. Considering India’s energy needs today, and how it hopes to develop in the coming decades, Mr. Javekekar’s comments shouldn’t come ...

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