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‘Immune to COVID’: Renewables expand as fossil fuels fall

  • November 11, 2020
Renewable energy industries have grown during the coronavirus pandemic, in sharp contrast to fossil fuels which have been brutally hit…
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States collaborate to boost offshore wind

  • October 31, 2020
Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina will collaborate to build and promote offshore wind energy, the states’ governors announced Thursday. By…
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Global coal demand and carbon emissions likely peaked in 2019, BNEF report finds

  • October 28, 2020
Renewable energy and battery storage are expected to draw at least $11 trillion of investment over the next 30 years,…
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‘We can participate in the economy’: The Great Sioux Nation is building a 235-megawatt wind farm

  • October 27, 2020
The Great Sioux Nation, whose territory spans what is now North and South Dakota, are planning to build a 235…
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Cost of limiting climate change would only be one-eighth of total already pledged for COVID stimulus

  • October 26, 2020
The cost of measures to limit global warming to the 1.5°C envisioned in the Paris Agreement would only amount to…
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Oregon’s last coal plant shuts down for good as wind power progresses in Virginia

  • October 16, 2020
Two developments on opposite coasts of the continental U.S. signal the country’s continued transition away from fossil fuels toward clean…
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Solar is ‘the new king of the world’s electricity markets,’ deposing coal, IEA says

  • October 14, 2020
The International Energy Agency’s annual report, published Tuesday, included for the first time a model for how the world can…
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Coal continues its unstoppable decline in face of clean energy boost

  • October 1, 2020
A bevy of news this week illustrates the degree to which the nationwide transition to clean energy and away from…
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World’s biggest polluter vows to go carbon neutral by 2050

  • September 23, 2020
China will “aim to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060,” President Xi Jinping announced…
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5 years after GE buys a $10Bn coal business, the giant announces plans to say goodbye to the dirty fossil fuel

  • September 22, 2020
General Electric will stop building coal-fired power plants as it increases its focus on renewable energy, the company announced Monday.…
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