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World’s first floating wind farm performs better than expected

World’s first floating wind farm performs better than expected

The world’s first floating wind farm is exceeding expectations and is outperforming average wind power plants based on shore by far. As a result, there are already plans to build a new version of the wind farm over a larger area and with more capacity.
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2018. 05. 02.
McDonald’s the latest to move to ban plastic straws

McDonald’s the latest to move to ban plastic straws

It seems multinationals all over the world finally start to realise that plastic straws – huge amounts of which are used wastefully – do indeed pose a big problem, and McDonald’s is the latest to get rid of them in its restaurants.
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2018. 05. 02.
Carbon emissions could be cut 3% by following the UK’s example

Carbon emissions could be cut 3% by following the UK’s example

Global carbon emissions could be cut by 3% if all countries adopted a strategy used by the UK and relied more on natural gas rather than coal.
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2018. 05. 02.
Plastic pollution in the ocean set to triple by 2025

Plastic pollution in the ocean set to triple by 2025

The amount of plastic in the ocean could triple by the year 2025, according to a new report from Britain, seriously bad news considering there is already over 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the world's oceans.
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2018. 03. 27.
IATA aims for one billion passengers to fly on biofuel flights

IATA aims for one billion passengers to fly on biofuel flights

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on scheduled flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and biofuels by 2025.
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2018. 03. 03.
More than 100 major cities now mostly powered by renewable energy

More than 100 major cities now mostly powered by renewable energy

More than 100 major cities around the world are now mostly powered by renewable energy sources, according to a newly published study. Data from 2017 showed that urban centres as disparate as Auckland in New Zealand and Oslo in Norway have become green.
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2018. 02. 28.
Chile too plans to say goodbye to coal

Chile too plans to say goodbye to coal

The country currently gets between 35 and 40 percent of its power from coal, that’s why the decision to cut its dependence on coal-based energy production made headlines. Details are not yet known, but considering Chile’s reliance on coal, even the announcement is a big step towards a greener future.
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2018. 02. 07.
China to plant two huge new forests covering an area the size of Ireland

China to plant two huge new forests covering an area the size of Ireland

China wants to become a world leader in forests by 2035 and said it will plant two new forests which will cover an area roughly the size of Ireland in total.
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2018. 01. 28.