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Google makes “biggest corporate purchase of renewable energy in history”

Google has announced its largest renewable energy investment to date
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Duke Energy commits to net-zero transition by 2050

US utility Duke Energy has announced an updated climate strategy with a new goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by 2050.
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Germany’s Merkel calls for all EU countries to be climate neutral...

The German leader made the appeal following a meeting between her “Climate Cabinet” and their Dutch counterparts at Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s official residence. The two groups had met for a working lunch to share insights and experience in moving their respective country’s economy towards sustainability.
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Group seeks to overturn Trump’s “dirty” affordable Clean Energy plan

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) joined major public interest groups to urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to overturn the Trump administration’s plan claiming to address climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized a plan that would fail to avoid a climate catastrophe.
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UK’s Local Government Association declares climate emergency

'We know what needs to be done, so now we just must get on with it,' declared Doina Cornell, leader of Stroud Council and co-chair of the newly-launched climate emergency network.
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India’s coal capacity-needs threatens climate change goals

India expects coal-derived power will grow in capacity by 22% by the end of 2022, putting climate change goals, just recently reported as being on-track, in severe jeopardy.
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UK celebrities call on PM for urgent climate emergency action

UK celebrities have called Boris Johnson to make the global climate emergency a “top priority”.
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Scotland opens its largest wind farm

The 844 turbine, 588MW Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm is the fourth largest in the world.
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San Francisco announces net zero transport transition plan

The US city of San Francisco has released its “Electric Vehicle Roadmap” policy document, which will help steer the city on a transition to fossil fuel-free transport by 2040.
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UK needs another 263GW to meet 2050 energy targets

National Grid predicts that the country will need a further 263GW of installed capacity to reach its 2050 net zero emissions target.

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