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Greenhouse Gases Reach New Highs And Break Records Again

The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, broke records in 2018 and went on to reach new highs.

Recent UN Report States Carbon Emissions Gap Still Growing

Nations will have to further cut their carbon emissions five times over to stop global warming of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a new report from the UN has stated.

China Still Increasing Their Coal Power Plant Total Capacity

As most countries actively try to reduce the amount of electricity produced from coal fired power plants, China have added enough electricity produced from coal power to power over 31 million homes in the last 18 months.

German Wind Energy Sector Struggling To Find Growth

The German wind power sector is currently struggling, and the German Government and wind power industry representatives recently met up to try and solve the issue.

EIB To Stop Funding To Any Fossil Fuel Projects By 2021

The European Investment Bank has now agreed to stop providing lending for all fossil fuel-based projects, which includes the mainstream gas-fired power plants.

Flooding In England A Big Risk For This Winter

The recent flooding that the UK has seen from the increased downpour of rain has led to the director of the Environments Agency...

Nanoparticles From Air Pollution Linked With Brain Cancer

Nanoparticles which are a product of air pollution have been linked with causing brain cancer for the first time.

Renewable Energy Sources Produce More Electricity Than Fossil Fuels In The UK

For the first time since the industrial revolution, renewable energy sources produced more electricity for homes and businesses in the UK than fossil fuels....

Off Grid Solar Facilities: A Life Line For Kenyan Communities

Changing heat temperatures from climate change is a worldwide problem effecting all nations, and Kenya is not exempt from this. Temperatures in Kenya have...

Offshore Windfarms Have Potential To Provide More Electricity Than Current Global Demand

A report conducted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has concluded that using wind turbines in the world’s best offshore sites has the potential...