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Brazil halves environment budget amid rising Amazon deforestation

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16 mentions2 weeks ago
The Brazilian government is cutting its environment ministry budget by 51% as part of a bid to limit the country’s spiralling deficit. The cuts come as deforestation rates are rising,

A renewable planet is almost inevitable

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9 mentions1 month ago
When the leader of the free world denies climate change and fills his cabinet with like-minded individuals, it's hard not to panic. The world is, after all, hurtling toward an ...

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

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14 mentions6 days ago
Every so often we hear of countries around the world (ahem, Scotland) that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a ...

5 Sustainable Cities & What They Are Doing To Fight The Climate Crisis

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7 mentions4 weeks ago
March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of ...

Solar Power Now Least Expensive Source Of Electricity In 60 Countries −

6 mentions3 weeks ago
March 5th, 2017 by Steve HanleySolar power is now the least expensive source of electricity in 60 countries around the world, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Why is that ...

How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil

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19 mentions2 weeks ago
America has a dangerous and deadly addiction to plastic. If recent trends in New York State are any indication, it’s not going away anytime soon, thanks in part to multi-million-dollar ...

Portland commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

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14 mentions1 week ago
Multnomah County is the most populous county in Oregon. Its Chair, Deborah Kafoury, welcomed the news. "This is a pledge to our children's future,'' she said. "100 percent renewables means ...

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

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24 mentions3 weeks ago
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets. If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you ...

Mugga Lane solar farm opens, bringing ACT to 35 per cent renewable energy

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2 mentions2 months ago
The third solar farm funded by the ACT government opened this week, bringing the ACT to 35 per cent renewable energy. The Mugga Lane solar farm, owned by the Maoneng ...

Comment: What’s behind China’s renewable energy surge?

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
China’s wind and solar industry is projected to expand fivefold by 2030, displacing fossil energy sources by the equivalent of 300 million tonnes of standard coal and saving enough water ...

Solar-powered aquaponic greenhouses grow up to 880 lbs of produce each year

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Fresh produce – ideally grown locally right in your backyard – is essential to a healthy diet, but with scores of people either lacking the space, time, or knowledge to ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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30 mentions3 weeks ago
Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Wind, solar to fill grid services as incumbents cash in while they can

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4 mentions2 months ago
Wind farms and new solar parks in Australia are expected to take an increasingly prominent role in providing stability services as well as energy to Australia’s electricity grid, but it ...

ANU: Wind, solar and hydro grid cheapest option for Australia

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9 mentions2 months ago
A new study by energy experts from the Australian National University suggests that a 100 per cent renewable energy electricity grid – with 90 per cent of power coming from ...

SA has already reached its 2025 renewable energy target

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8 mentions2 weeks ago
Updated April 10, 2017 10:09:38 Related Story: SA to spend $500m to take control of state's energy market Renewable energy production in South Australia has hit the state's target almost ...

India crosses 10GW solar power milestone today

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2 mentions1 month ago
India crosses 10GW solar power milestone today - Deccan Herald Search Related News City District State Nation International Elections Entertainment Sports Business New Delhi New Delhi Metrolife Metro Region Photos ...

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030

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24 mentions1 week ago
SHANGHAI China's wind and solar sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investment between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet its renewable ...

Noise Pollution Forces Whales and Dolphins From Their Homes

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12 mentions2 weeks ago
By Jason Bittel Waves lap at motionless heaps of blubber and fins and the sun bears down on chapped skin. Gulls start to, well, do what gulls do. This heartbreaking ...