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  1. 1 billion at risk from lack of access to cooling technologies
    1 billion at risk from lack of access to cooling technologies 16 Jul 2018

    A new report has highlighted the challenge of keeping cool in extreme weather.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,COP24
  2. Bring back onshore wind in Britain, says new poll
    Bring back onshore wind in Britain, says new poll 16 Jul 2018

    The British public want the government to end its de facto ban against onshore wind, according to a poll.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  3. UK goes 1,000 hours without using coal-fired power
    UK goes 1,000 hours without using coal-fired power 16 Jul 2018

    In the UK, the decline of coal power is continuing in dramatic fashion.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Vattenfall signs new offshore wind power agreement
    Vattenfall signs new offshore wind power agreement 16 Jul 2018

    Vattenfall has signed one of Europe’s first power purchase agreements involving an offshore wind farm.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  5. Apple sets up $300m clean energy fund in China
    Apple sets up $300m clean energy fund in China 13 Jul 2018

    Apple and 10 of its suppliers are teaming up to develop clean energy projects in China.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  6. Spain hits 45% renewable power in first half of 2018
    Spain hits 45% renewable power in first half of 2018 13 Jul 2018

    Spain’s transition to a low-carbon economy is making strong progress with almost half of all power now coming from renewable energy.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution
    Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution 13 Jul 2018

    The Jamaican government has pledged $75 million (US $573,000) towards implementing a three-year plastic deposit scheme.

    North America,Policy
  8. Ireland makes world’s first pledge to divest from fossil fuels
    Ireland makes world’s first pledge to divest from fossil fuels 13 Jul 2018

    The Irish Parliament has passed a bill which forces the country to divest its assets in fossil fuels.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  9. California hits emissions target two years early
    California hits emissions target two years early 12 Jul 2018

    The US state of California has cut its greenhouse gas emissions to below 1990 levels for the first time.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  10. There could be 36 million electric vehicles on Britain’s roads by 2040
    There could be 36 million electric vehicles on Britain’s roads by 2040 12 Jul 2018

    The growth in electric vehicles goes hand-in-hand with reducing the carbon intensity of Britain’s economy.

    Europe,Transport

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