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Canada and the United Kingdom team up with Bloomberg Philanthropies to support global efforts to phase out coal power

NEW YORK, NY, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Phasing out traditional coal power is essential for Canadians and people around the world to enjoy clean air, healthy communities, a safe climate, and cleaner economic growth. Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the UK's Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire

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Natural gas killed coal – now renewables and batteries are taking over

Over the past decade, coal has been increasingly replaced by cheaper, cleaner energy sources. US coal power production has dropped by 44% (866 terawatt-hours [TWh]). It’s been replaced by natural gas (up 45%, or 400 TWh), renewables (up 260%, or 200 TWh), and increased efficiency (the US uses 9%, or 371 TWh

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New NASA Study Solves Climate Mystery, Confirms Methane Spike Tied to Oil and Gas

Over the past few years, natural gas has become the primary fuel that America uses to generate electricity, displacing the long-time king of fossil fuels, coal. In 2019, more than a third of America's electrical supply will come from natural gas, with coal falling to a second-ranked 28 percent, the Energy Information Administration predicted this month,

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European Energy Producers Commit to No New Coal Plants after 2020

3500 Companies with Turnover of €200 Billon Support Paris Goals Europe’s leading energy companies have announced that they will build no new coal-fired power plants in the European Union after 2020, in support of the goals agreed by international community under the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. The central goal of the

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World needs $90tn infrastructure overhaul to avoid climate disaster, study finds

A gigantic overhaul of the world’s buildings, public transport and energy infrastructure costing trillions of dollars is required if dangerous climate change is to be avoided, according to a major new report. The study by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, which is co-chaired by prominent climate economist Lord

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