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Firefighters hold line in Washington as experts warn of more fires

SEATTLE - Firefighters were holding the line on Wednesday against the largest wildfire in Washington state's history, as scientists warned that such blazes across the Western United States were becoming hotter, larger and more dangerous.

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U.S. scientists urge 'national vision' to curb coastal risks in report

- A group of top scientists has called for a fundamental change to how the United States deals with risks to its Atlantic and Gulf coasts from storms and climate change in a National Research Council report released Wednesday.

Environment, 23 Jul 2014

Sweden's nuclear plants forced to cut output due to warm weather

OSLO - Sweden's top nuclear power generators have been forced to cut output because of exceptionally warm weather in Scandinavia, and their output could be reduced for over a week, their operators said on Wednesday.

Environment, 23 Jul 2014

EU Commission agrees 30 percent energy savings goal for 2030: sources

BRUSSELS - The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to put forward a target to improve energy efficiency by 30 percent as part of a package of climate and energy policy for 2030, EU sources said.

Environment, 23 Jul 2014

Beijing shuts big coal-fired power plant to ease smog: Xinhua

BEIJING - Beijing has closed the first of four large coal-fired power plants set to be de-commissioned as part of the city's efforts to cut air pollution, official news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday, citing the local planning agency.

Environment, 23 Jul 2014
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