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 Climate Fund Plan For Developing Countries   

Nov 22, 2017 - Germany

At the UN climate talks in Germany, approval has been secured for a fund to help countries around the world to deal with the effects of climate change. This will allow stricken parts of the world to be helped quickly.

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Clean Disruption - Energy & Transportation. The World of Tomorrow is Coming Now. 

Nov 17, 2017 - United States

Stanford University futurist Tony Seba spent the last decades studying technological disruptions. He argues that the Electric Vehicle, battery storage, and solar power, along with autonomous vehicles, are a perfect example of a 10x exponential process which will wipe fossil fuels off the market in about a decade.

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Good News For The Environment

Nov 11, 2017 - Germany

As environmental awareness increases around the world, there is good news about the hole in the ozone layer - it is getting smaller.

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Solar Power Comes To The Rescue In Devastated Puerto Rico

Oct 25, 2017 - Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is recovering from Hurricane Maria, and is contemplating installing an electrical system which is more resistant to hurricanes - solar power. 

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Solar News Around The World

Oct 12, 2017 - United Kingdom

Solar energy use continues to develop around the world, as people see the advantages of this technology, for themselves and the environment.

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An End To Mercury Exports

Oct 06, 2017 - Switzerland

An international conference is taking place in Switzerland which will greatly restrict the movement  of mercury, one of the most toxic chemicals in the world.

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London Taxis Go Electric

Oct 01, 2017 - United Kingdom

Londoners are getting fed up with air pollution in the city, and the government and car manufacturers are responding to the rising demand for electric vehicles.

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Corporations Encourage Electric Vehicles

Oct 01, 2017 - United States

A group of corporations are encouraging auto companies to move faster to shift to electric vehicles only production.

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Organic Soil Reduces Carbon Emissions

Sep 22, 2017 - United States

A new study indicates that the soil on organic farms hold 25% more carbon than soil from conventional farms.

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The Netherlands Goes Bike Crazy

Sep 11, 2017 - Netherlands

Biking is catching on ever more strongly in the Netherlands, as people the Dutch realize the win-win situation that biking brings.

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Renewable Energy Can Supply Australian Homes With 90% Power

Sep 10, 2017 - Australia

Renewable energy can now supply Australia with most of its domestic power needs. Yet the Australian government is still following a policy of getting much of its energy from polluting sources, such as coal and gas.

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Solar Continues To Shine In The UK

Aug 22, 2017 - United Kingdom

The growth in solar power continues in Britain, despite Britain not being the sunniest country in the world.

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Australia To Create Electric Car Highway

Aug 08, 2017 - Australia

In Australia, the government of the state of Queensland is backing a plan to create a huge highway along the route of the Great Barrier Reef, which will have free charging stations for electric vehicles.

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The Continued Growth Of Organic Farming

Aug 02, 2017 - India

Organic agriculture is on the increase worldwide, with India, Tanznaia, and Germany being examples of this growth to a more sustainable planet.

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Sustainable Building Gains Popularity

Jul 31, 2017 - United Kingdom

Environmentally friendly buildings are gaining popularity, with wealthy, discerning buyers around the world wanting eco-houses that supply their own power. The trend is partly motivated by the desire to save money, and partly by the desire to be kinder to the environment.

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Environmental Awareness Continues Increasing

Jul 26, 2017 - United States

Awareness of the importance of environmental issues in the world is continuing. in the Netherlands, Google will purchase solar energy, to power one of its centers there. The South Korean electronics company Samsung, will recycle many parts from a discontinued line of cell phones. And some US states have decided to comply with the Paris climate agreement.

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India's Biggest Solar Project

Jul 25, 2017 - India

India's biggest solar park producing 2,255 MW of electricity, will soon be operational. This is one of a number of solar parks being created, as part of India's strong push for solar power.

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France Aims For Electric Vehicles

Jul 25, 2017 - France

In an acceleration of environmental enthusiasm, France is planning to have only electric vehicles on its roads by 2040. French government support for this plan comes at a time when some French cities suffer from serious air pollution.

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The Rise Of Renewables

Jun 28, 2017 - United States

Renewable energy, solar power and wind power, are becoming increasingly cheaper, with coal being the main casualty in the energy war.

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Contact With Nature Improves Health

May 24, 2017 - United States

A report has shown that being in the vicinity of trees and greenery improves a person's physical and mental health. Benefits include greater self-esteem, longer life span and lower blood pressure. The report concludes that we need contact with nature for our well-being.