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Implementing Paris Agreement Could Save Governments USD 54 Trillion in Health Care – Report

UN Climate Change News, 5 March 2018 - Meeting the objectives of the Paris Climate Change Agreement by investing in low emissions technology would save governments around USD 54 trillion in health care costs by mid-century, leading medical experts say in a new report. Investing in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

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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 It’s been replaced by natural gas (up 45%, or 400 TWh), renewables (up 260%, or 200 TWh), and increased efficiency (the US uses 9%, or 371 TWh

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Are you a scientist focused on scaling up renewables/storage? The Bright Minds Challenge needs you

There's little doubt that we need to make a rapid shift toward a 100% low carbon future. And given the incredible progress that's been made on everything from offshore wind to low cost solar, it's looking increasingly likely that we can get there. Elon's big announcement already has suburbanites drooling

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World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes

Jim Yong Kim says slowing down growth in coal-fired power stations is essential in order to reduce emissions Slowing down construction of coal-fired power stations will be vital to hit globally agreed climate change goals, the World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, said as he outlined a five-point plan to flesh

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