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South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami this week became the first city outside of California to require all new homes to install solar panels on their roofs.

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Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

The suits point to indisputable climate science and decades of industry efforts to mar that science. Experts likened the legal complaints to those brought against the tobacco industry in decades past, which succeeded by alleging the use of anti-science tactics to mask the dangers of their products.

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2017 is so unexpectedly warm it is freaking out climate scientists

2017 is so unexpectedly warm it is freaking out climate scientists

“Extremely remarkable” 2017 heads toward record for hottest year without an El Niño episode.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.

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Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump's grid study

Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump’s grid study

US energy department debunks Trump attack on renewables, shows ageing fleet of coal and nuclear plants not economic to operate anymore.

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Australia needs to cut electricity sector emissions by 60% by 2030

Australia needs to cut electricity sector emissions by 60% by 2030

Renewables must play key role in ramping up the abatement from the electricity sector in Australia.

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South Australia machine turns waste plastic into energy

South Australia machine turns waste plastic into energy

South Australia company develops systems to use anaerobic digestion technology to turn waste plastics into energy and fertiliser.

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The world is on the brink of an electric car revolution

The world is on the brink of an electric car revolution

France bans sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, underling just how quickly the transition to electric vehicles is likely to happen.

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Volvo is leaving cars as you know them behind

Volvo is leaving cars as you know them behind

The clean energy future looks unstoppable:  Volvo announces end of pure internal combustion engine cars – in two years.

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Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

Trump’s road to ‘energy dominance’ excludes renewables

US president’s “dirty energy week” measures decried as gifts to corporate polluters that will harm both the climate and the clean energy sector.

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Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

US energy secretary says “baseload” coal is critical to functioning of the grid. Energy regulator says that is “absolutely not” the case.