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Wind, solar energy produce 10 percent of global electricity in the first half of 2020, a new report finds
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Wind, solar energy produce 10 percent of global electricity in the first half of 2020, a new report finds

Thirty percent of fossil fuel emissions come from coal power plants, globally, so coal-fired power generation needs to collapse quickly to limit climate change.

'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief
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'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief

Guterres said it was deeply concerning that new coal plants are still being planned, when renewables offer thrice as many jobs, and are cheaper in most countries.

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security
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Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security

We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.

European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions
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European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions

They hope that it will help EU nations that stand to be hit the hardest by the transition to cleaner industries.

India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report
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India manages to rank in the top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report

Despite the ranking, experts said that govt doesn't have a plan to phase-out fossil fuel and reduce its dependence on coal.

The electric vehicle market is exploding but India is far from equipped for it
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The electric vehicle market is exploding but India is far from equipped for it

The global market for EVs is expected to grow from two percent currently to over 30 percent in 2030.

Antarctica's first zero emission research station proves living sustainable is possible anywhere
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Antarctica's first zero emission research station proves living sustainable is possible anywhere

The Princess Elisabeth station has welcomed researchers since its first 2008-2009 summer research season.

The world needs to do more to deal with the climate change time bomb: IEA
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The world needs to do more to deal with the climate change time bomb: IEA

The IEA said, "the world urgently needs to put a laser-like focus on bringing down global emissions."

Researchers develop special battery to remove carbon dioxide from the air
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Researchers develop special battery to remove carbon dioxide from the air

The researchers have set up a company called Vertex to commercialize the process and they want to develop a working plant.

Toyota eyes the upcoming Olympic games to give its hydrogen powered cars a boost
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Toyota eyes the upcoming Olympic games to give its hydrogen powered cars a boost

Toyota is also aiming to boost the number of its Sora hydrogen buses on the roads of the Olympics.

Everything Electric: How to go about achieving an all-electric future within the next decade
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Everything Electric: How to go about achieving an all-electric future within the next decade

The lithium-ion battery system which is the centremost element of the electrical transition has a limited shelf life.

The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action
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The UN Climate Action Summit this year was missing one key ingredient — climate action

Almost 80 countries pledged to reach 'net zero' – that is, to balance carbon emissions with carbon removal – by 2050.

Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility
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Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility

Electric vehicles can be a sustainable solution for reducing air pollution in Indian cities and bring down India’s oil import bill.

Transition to renewables important, but fossil fuels remain in the Gulf's future agenda
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Transition to renewables important, but fossil fuels remain in the Gulf's future agenda

Gulf nations have invested tens of billions of dollars in clean energy projects, mainly in solar and nuclear.

Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate
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Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate

Greenhouse gases from melting permafrost and other natural sources will take 100 Gt of the budget.

Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean
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Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean

Wind turbines will pump seawater to the surface which will be frozen into “snow” to weigh the sheet down.

Economic Survey 2019 lays out blueprint to achieve vision of $5 trillion economy: CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian
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Economic Survey 2019 lays out blueprint to achieve vision of $5 trillion economy: CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian

The Economic Survey 2018-19, tabled in Parliament, is the first for the new government, which came to power with an overwhelming mandate

Air conditioners could create personal oil wells by capturing carbon-dioxide: Study
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Air conditioners could create personal oil wells by capturing carbon-dioxide: Study

A new study suggests a way to re-model air-conditioners to use CO2 and H2O to create fuel to save the planet.

Home truths for India as Norway renews Green Revolution
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Home truths for India as Norway renews Green Revolution

India’s contribution to the reduction of institutional investment in fossil fuel remains modest

Scientists invent new process which uses black soot to treat industrial waste
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Scientists invent new process which uses black soot to treat industrial waste

Soot is emitted from engines, coal-fired power plants and processes that involve burning of fossil fuel.