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Finland announces move to ban coal one year earlier than planned

Finland had initially planned to phase out coal power by 2030, but the move toward clean energy is going much quicker than expected. As climate change threatens the world, multiple nations are rushing to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources that will reduce humanity’s carbon footprint. In fact, we have ten years to […]

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The future of glass skyscrapers just got greener with transparent solar panels

Solar power has been around for a long time. And with the increasing construction of glass structures such as skyscrapers, it’s about time the technology caught up. And it finally has. Glass structures are woefully inefficient and contribute to the massive carbon footprint produced by cities every day. In fact, a new study shows that […]

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United Kingdom goes one full week without using coal power for first time since 1882

For the first time in 137 years, the United Kingdom generated 100 percent of their electricity used in a week without relying on coal power, an achievement that serves as a example for the rest of the globe. For too long, industrialized nations have relied on fossil fuels such as coal to produce electricity, pumping […]

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What Is the Difference Between Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources? 7 Things You Need to Know

What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? These terms get thrown around a lot, but we want to help you understand their real meaning. So what is the difference? Renewable resources come from energy resources that can be used over and over, but non-renewable resources have a finite limit and can be depleted. While […]

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Harvard undertakes solar sustainability project inspired by campus Arboretum

Harvard University is taking cues from it’s own Arboretum full of plants to undertake another innovative sustainable solar energy project on the campus that will help fight climate change. The current goal for the city of Boston is to switch from fossil fuels to 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Taking another step toward that […]

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New York City becomes first in the world to ban inefficient glass skyscrapers

New York City is taking a Big Apple-sized swing at climate change by enacting an initiative that will help cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 30 percent by 2030 partly through major retrofitting of buildings and requiring energy efficient glass in skyscrapers. As climate change continues to worsen around the globe, the United Nations has […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio has quietly done more to fight climate change than most nations

While many world leaders try to figure out how they can get their nations to do more to fight climate change, actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been quietly doing something to fight it for the last two decades. Human exploitation of our planet’s vast resources has put us on a path to destruction that only we […]

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Study warns we need to protect at least 30 percent of the Earth to save it

A new study is warning world leaders that we must strive to protect at least 30 percent, or preferably up to 50 percent of the Earth in order to save it from irreversible catastrophe that would negatively impact humans. Climate change and exploitation have put ecosystems around the globe at serious risk for decades and […]

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