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Articles by Natasha Geiling

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More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

Supporters of Adani mine says coal crucial to solving poverty, but new report suggests new coal mines will only worsen climate change and drive poor nations deeper into poverty.

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European utilities commit to no new coal plants after 2020

European utilities commit to no new coal plants after 2020

As part of meeting its commitment under the Paris Agreement, the European Union announced it will build no more coal plants after 2020.

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Wind energy setting records around the world, can't shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy setting records around the world, can’t shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe  – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.

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California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California shows it isn’t messing around when it comes to climate action, even in the face of federal rollbacks.

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Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

For the third year in a row, global carbon emissions have remained flat, thanks in large part to declining emissions in China.

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India, world’s fourth-largest emitter, ratifies Paris climate agreement

India, world’s fourth-largest emitter, ratifies Paris climate agreement

Getting India on board is a huge deal for global climate action.

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US city of Boulder commits to going 100 per cent renewable

US city of Boulder commits to going 100 per cent renewable

Boulder, Colorado the latest in a series of US cities making the pledge to go totally green. There are now 17 in total.

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We were promised the greenest Olympics ever. We got an ecological disaster

We were promised the greenest Olympics ever. We got an ecological disaster

So how did an international environmental champion fail to meet the promises of a sustainable Rio in time for the city’s biggest international event in decades?

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What will it take for America to go 100% renewable?

What will it take for America to go 100% renewable?

It took just three years for three US cities to make the transition to 100 percent clean energy — its expected that pace will only quicken in the coming years.

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West Virginia power company admits coal generation is doomed

West Virginia power company admits coal generation is doomed

On Tuesday, the president of Appalachian Power declared that the war on coal was over, and coal had not emerged victorious.

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This tiny country is going 100 per cent organic

This tiny country is going 100 per cent organic

In 2011, the tiny mountain nation of Bhutan announced a lofty goal: make the country’s agricultural system 100 percent organic by the year 2020.