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China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

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59 mentions2 months ago
BEIJING China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 week ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Kenya Joins Growing Fight Against Plastic Pollution

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13 mentions6 days ago
Kenya just became the latest country to ban plastic bags. According to Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu, "The ministry has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags ...

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

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47 mentions1 month ago
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But ...

Whale Found Dead With 30+ Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

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10 mentions2 months ago
Norwegian zoologists have discovered some 30 plastic bags and other marine debris inside the stomach of a malnourished 20-foot Cuvier's beaked whale. The whale was an adult male that weighed ...

Who’s the typical solar power user? You’d be surprised.

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4 mentions1 month ago
Chances are most people think of someone who buys solar power systems as being rich and educated, city-dwellers, or perhaps young, liberal environmentalists. But the demographics of solar buyers is ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions4 weeks ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

3 continents, 3 lakes in danger

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5 mentions2 days ago
Each year on 22 March we mark World Water Day, a day set aside to focus on preserving our freshwater resources. There is no shortage of water on the planet.

Wind Power Becomes America's Largest Renewable Resource

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12 mentions1 month ago
Wind power overtook hydropower to become the biggest source of renewable electric capacity in the U.S. in 2016 and is now the nation's fourth-largest energy source overall, according to figures ...