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The global campaign calling on companies and organisations to divest their fossil fuel holdings was stepped up a notch this week, as campaigners launched a new challenge for institutions, individuals and governments to drop their support for ...

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Solar power takes giant strides as prices fall

Massive solar power stations are being built in the world’s “sun belts” − with the US and India competing to have the largest in the world.

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Rise of renewables challenges coal in global power league

Wind, solar and other renewable sources of clean energy are now second only to coal in generating the world’s electricity.

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Over 1,000 protesters halt digging at Europe’s biggest source of CO2 emissions

Over 1,500 people joined together in the the Rhineland, Germany to stop some of the world’s biggest coal-diggers in their tracks.

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Spotlight back on German coal as citizens call for clean energy future

Germany’s Rhineland coalfields will become the centre point of the international fight against dirty energy this weekend as over a thousand protesters from across 45 countries come together to stop the world’s largest coal diggers in their tr...

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Standard Chartered quits Carmichael coal-mining project

The London-based bank Standard Chartered has announced its exit from the controversial Carmichael coal-mining project in Queensland, Australia.

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Wind and solar surge sends EU emissions tumbling

Many countries that promised to cut GHG emissions under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol are now exceeding their targets, bringing new hope for success at the Paris climate talks.

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