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 Coal power becoming 'uninsurable' as firms refuse cover

Coal power becoming 'uninsurable' as firms refuse cover

US insurers join retreat from European insurers meaning coal projects cannot be built or operated. Coal is the biggest single contributor to climate change.
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2019. 12. 02.
Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic

Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic

The world is beginning to tackle the threat of plastic waste, according to the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. "I think we're all shifting our behaviour, I really do," Sir David said in an interview with the BBC.
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2019. 11. 21.
Fukushima to become solar, wind hub

Fukushima to become solar, wind hub

Japan is pursuing a 300 billion ($2.75 billion) yen project to transform disaster-struck Fukushima prefecture into a clean-energy hub, with the development’s first solar farm scheduled to start in January.
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2019. 11. 13.
An energy breakthrough could store solar power for decades

An energy breakthrough could store solar power for decades

For decades, scientists have sought an affordable and effective way of capturing, storing, and releasing solar energy. Researchers in Sweden say they have a solution that would allow the power of the sun’s rays to be used across a range of consumer applications—heating everything from homes to vehicles.
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2019. 11. 06.
Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet

Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet

The plastic carrier bag has become something of a symbol for the problems caused by plastic pollution. But according to the family of the man who created it, Sten Gustaf Thulin, his design was supposed to help the planet and he'd be shocked and upset to see what it's become.
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2019. 10. 31.
Top tips to be more sustainable with your tech

Top tips to be more sustainable with your tech

Over the last decade, we’ve become totally addicted to tech. Most of us own a smartphone or tablet, we spend more time on the internet, and we’re constantly on the hunt for the next upgrade. All that tech is having a serious impact on our digital carbon footprint – so here’s how you can be more sustainable with yours.
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2019. 10. 24.
Final wind turbines installed at 1.2-GW Hornsea 1

Final wind turbines installed at 1.2-GW Hornsea 1

Ørsted has completed the installation of the last of 174 wind turbines at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1, off the northeast coast of England. With the installation completed, the project will undergo a period of commissioning and will be officially inaugurated in 2020.
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2019. 10. 07.
First utility-scale floating solar power plant for Germany

First utility-scale floating solar power plant for Germany

Ciel & Terre recently  announced  the launching of a new utility-scale 750 kWp floating solar array in Renchen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Utilizing more than 2,300 solar panels, it is predicted the solar power plant will generate 736 MWh per year.
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2019. 09. 29.
Hot Springs, Arkansas is switching over to 100 percent solar energy

Hot Springs, Arkansas is switching over to 100 percent solar energy

The city of Hot Springs, Arkansas has announced plans to switch to 100 percent solar energy. According to KATV, City Manager Bill Burrough says the switch to a renewable energy source will save the city an estimated $30 million over the next three decades.
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2019. 09. 20.
5 actionable tips to use more renewable energy

5 actionable tips to use more renewable energy

The world doesn’t seem to stop when it comes to consuming energy. As each country experience growth and development as a society, their needs for power increases to keep up with the pace of their expansion.
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2019. 09. 12.
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