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Carbon Emissions Decrease As Countries Start Phasing Out Coal

The mild winter and the decreased use of coal fired power plants has led to global carbon emission levels decreasing by 2%.

Research Suggests New Cars Are Producing More CO2 Than Older Models

New cars sold in the United Kingdom are producing more carbon dioxide emissions than older cars, shows new research that suggests the industry is going in the wrong direction to fight climate change.

Five Key Nations Who Plan to Phase Out Coal Usage

Many countries across the world have now set deadlines to phase out the use of coal. This article includes five of the most significant countries who have set a deadline and how they plan to phase out the use of coal.

UK Lift Ban on Onshore Wind Turbine Projects

With the block on new onshore UK wind farms being lifted it means that companies are able to compete against one another for clean onshore energy contracts in one of the windiest countries in the world.

UK Government to be Sued Over New Gas Power Plant

The government of the United Kingdom is being sued for approving the biggest gas power station in all of Europe. The move goes completely against the climate change objectives that the UK has in reaching net zero.

Air Pollution Levels Hindering Children’s Sport Performance

A recent report has revealed that air pollution in the UK may be decreasing the sporting level of children, especially those in extreme and dangerous high pollution level areas.

400,000 Jobs Required in the Energy Sector to Reach Net Zero

Analysis on the national grid and the UKs target to reach net zero carbon by the year 2050 has discovered that around 120,000 jobs will need to be created and filled in the energy sector by 2030 and about 280,000 jobs on top of that by the year 2050.

New Wind Farms Leading the way for Renewable Energy In Afri

New wind farms in Senegal and Egypt, managed by Lekela Power, are leading the way in providing a clean, reliable and secure energy source to their respective nations whilst also reducing carbon emissions.

2019 Was The Cleanest Year To Date As Renewable Electricity Eclipsed Fossil Fuel Generation

During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.

Consistent Rise In Use Of Renewable Energy In Turkey

Renewable power generation in Turkey has been on the rise since the nation brought in the ‘Renewable Energy Law’ back in 2005. Progress was steady in the earlier years however recently it has increased.