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Next 10 years critical for achieving climate change goals

Next 10 years critical for achieving climate change goals

In order to have a good chance of meeting the limits set by the Paris Agreement, it will be necessary to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions while preserving carbon sinks, with net emissions peaking in the next 10 years, according to a new study.

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World’s first green-energy boat prepares for a six-year voyage around the world

World’s first green-energy boat prepares for a six-year voyage around the world

The first self-sufficient boat powered only by clean, emission-free energy will start this spring, a six-year journey around the world during which it will visit 50 countries, as a floating exhibition and clean energy laboratory.

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China to plow $361 billion into renewable power by 2020

China to plow $361 billion into renewable power by 2020

China will plow 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy agency has said, as the world’s largest energy market continues to shift away from dirty coal power towards cleaner fuels.

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Rhode Island offshore wind farm, first in the U.S., to power thousands of homes

Rhode Island offshore wind farm, first in the U.S., to power thousands of homes

Fifteen miles off the coast of Rhode Island stand 600-foot turbines, anchored in 90 feet of Atlantic waters. They are expected to generate enough energy to power 17,000 homes.

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Wave Energy on the Horizon in the Pacific Islands

Wave Energy on the Horizon in the Pacific Islands

Waves are ubiquitous in the more than 20 island states scattered across 165 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean. But only this year, following a ground-breaking study by oceanographic experts, are they now seen as an economically viable source of renewable energy in the region.

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Illuminating communities with SALt Lamp, Philippines

Illuminating communities with SALt Lamp, Philippines

The concept of SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting), uses saline solution to power LED lamps and a USB port that can charge smartphones.

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The Waves of the Pacific Are on Chile’s Energy Horizon

The Waves of the Pacific Are on Chile’s Energy Horizon

Chile, a country with 6,435 km of Pacific Ocean coastline, could find in wave and tidal power a solution to its need to diversify its energy mix. According to a study commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), this South American country has 164 MW in wave energy potential, which makes it unique in the world.

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Plane Flies Across The Pacific Using Only Solar Power

Plane Flies Across The Pacific Using Only Solar Power

A solar-powered plane has completed a three-day nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean without a single drop of fuel, marking a major milestone for innovations in renewable energy.

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Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy?

Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy?

Surprising new statistics show that the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions remain at the same level. Is it possible that the elusive “decoupling” of emissions and economic growth could be happening?

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