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Lloyd’s of London to divest from coal over climate change

Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to

EU Parliament votes in favor of 2030 binding renewable energy target of 35%

The European Parliament has approved the proposal submitted by its Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), to set an

East China Sea oil tanker disaster: what it means for the environment

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank off the coast of Shanghai on 14th Jan, after a week of burning and

This is what America’s eco city of the future looks like

Dale Ross is the mayor of Georgetown, population 65,000, and he has become a minor celebrity in environmental circles as

Here’s how far the world is from meeting its climate goals

Two years after countries signed a landmark climate agreement in Paris, the world remains far off course from preventing drastic

Everyone loves green energy, especially the Chinese

The levels of public support in the US for renewable energy has been strikingly consistent over the years, despite the

Construction underway on first PV array for Chernobyl

Rodina states that 3762 modules have been installed at the site, with specially designed mounting systems and foundations, due to

Canada and the United Kingdom announce a global alliance on coal phase-out

Following a successful meeting between Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the United Kingdom’s Minister of

Copenhagen mayor wants to phase out diesel cars: ‘it’s not a human right to pollute the air for others’

Copenhagen’s mayor proposed a ban on new diesel cars entering the city’s environmental zone, a low-emission area that basically covers

Europe offshore wind build-out must triple to bring Paris goals within reach

To support the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting temperature increase to 1.5°C, Europe will need a CO2-neutral electricity supply by

Arctic’s boreal forests burning at ‘unprecedented’ rate

In a sign of how swiftly and extensively climate change is reshaping the Arctic environment, a new study has found

The Dakota Access Pipeline is leaking, even before opening

“We told you so”. It’s not a nice thing to say but in the case of the Dakota Access pipeline

Kentucky coal company announces plans to build the state’s largest solar farm

A Kentucky coal company announced that it is planning to build a solar farm on a reclaimed mountaintop removal coal

Climate scoreboard: EU member states fail to convince with patchy 2050 plans

Only eleven EU Member States delivered a 2050 emissions reduction strategy by 2015 as required by EU law – and

Hundreds urge Sunshine State to ban fracking, support solar

Hundreds of Floridians gathered to urge elected officials to pass a fracking ban, commit to increasing renewable energy sources and

Six of the most beautiful solar farms in the world

There’s no way to get around it – renewable energy is the future. It’s not only better for the environment

Here’s how we can power 100% of the world with renewable energy

Here’s a 2017 New Year’s resolution I’d like to see the nations of the world adopt: an immediate international effort

Losing the dark

Starry skies are a vanishing treasure because light pollution is washing away our view of the cosmos. It not only

Trump gives green light to Keystone, Dakota access pipelines

President Trump gave the go-ahead for construction of two controversial oil pipelines, the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access. As

Petroleum giant abandons tar sands in favor of wind power

30In a startling move, Norwegian state-owned oil and gas company Statoil recently pulled all its investments out of the Alberta