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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Largest solar plant in Texas gets the green light
    Largest solar plant in Texas gets the green light 6 Jul 2018

    Texas may be known for being a major oil-producing state in the US, but it has a strong renewable streak as well.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  4. Goldman Sachs buys solar power portfolio for $350m
    Goldman Sachs buys solar power portfolio for $350m 4 Jul 2018

    Goldman Sachs has stepped up its interests in renewable energy with a significant asset purchase.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  5. US state to sue oil companies over climate change impacts
    US state to sue oil companies over climate change impacts 3 Jul 2018

    Rhode Island has become the first US state to sue a group of oil companies over their role in causing dangerous climate change.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  6. Macquarie’s Green Investment Group launches in North America
    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group launches in North America 2 Jul 2018

    The Green Investment Group (GIG), owned by Macquarie Capital, has announced plans to develop renewable energy projects in North America for the first time.

    North America,Finance
  7. US judge rejects climate change lawsuit against oil majors
    US judge rejects climate change lawsuit against oil majors 26 Jun 2018

    A US judge has thrown out a case brought against major oil companies on climate change.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  8. ‘Going big on renewable energy’: AT&T signs new 300 megawatt power deal
    ‘Going big on renewable energy’: AT&T signs new 300 megawatt power deal 19 Jun 2018

    AT&T has added to its growing renewables portfolio with a deal to buy 300 megawatts of wind power.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. US Government to spend $18.5 million on offshore wind research
    US Government to spend $18.5 million on offshore wind research 19 Jun 2018

    The US Department of Energy has announced new funding to explore the viability of building offshore wind farms in the country.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  10. ‘Breakthrough’ made in lower cost carbon capture technology
    ‘Breakthrough’ made in lower cost carbon capture technology 13 Jun 2018

    New research claims to have made a major step forward in the economics of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction

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