Solar made up over a half of the added power plant capacity during the first quarter of 2016.
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The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling closer to the point where warming’s catastrophic consequences may be all but assured.
Fossil fuel and nuclear subsidies dwarf those for renewable energy, notes California Energy Commission. “There is no such thing as an unsubsidised unit of energy”.
New government report illustrates how little Coalition’s Direct Action will cut emissions, and importance of incentives for electric vehicles and energy efficiency.
Mesmerising GIF depicts past 15 years of change in the US electricity mix, as coal shrinks and renewables – both wind and solar – surge.