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Wind, Solar, & Energy Efficiency Replacing Coal In The UK

June 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Wind and solar energy, as well as energy efficiency measures, are serving to replace the overwhelming majority of power which in the UK had previously been supplied by coal power, according to a new analysis conducted by Greenpeace's Energydesk. 


UK Lobbied European Union To Weaken Climate Rules

May 31st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Leaked documents obtained by Greenpeace's Energydesk reveal that the UK Government lobbied the European Union to weaken its own energy regulations on the very same day that UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, the country's 'Brexit' out of the EU.


China Halts Construction On 17 Gigawatts Of Coal-Fired Plants

October 25th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill

The Chinese authorities have halted construction on 30 large coal-fired power plants with a combined capacity of 17 GW -- a figure that is greater than the entire coal fleet of the United Kingdom -- underscoring the country's desires to minimize its reliance upon coal-generated electricity



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