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BMW takes EV sales total to 250,000 after bumper April

BMW takes EV sales total to 250,000 after bumper April

BMW says sales of electric BMW and Minis soared 52% in April; company secures autonomous driving road test licence in China.

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UK won't need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK won’t need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025, but won’t need to build any new large-scale gas plants in order to keep the lights on.

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Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Budweiser switches to Hydrogen trucks – what about Carlton United?

Anheuser-Busch , the largest brewer in the USA have placed an order for 800 Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell EV trucks. Will Foster’s follow?

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California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California mandates solar PV on all new residential buildings

California Energy Commission has, as predicted, mandated rooftop solar PV installations on all new residential buildings from 2020.

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The stunning hypocrisy of US automakers

The stunning hypocrisy of US automakers

After the auto bailout, Ford, GM and Chrysler pledged to support stricter fuel standards. Now, they are working with President Trump to weaken those rules.

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Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Difficult progress in Bonn has prompted the UN to schedule a long-anticipated extra session for climate talks in the Thai capital.

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How blockchain can reshape and re-build Peurto Rico's grid

How blockchain can reshape and re-build Peurto Rico’s grid

If climate change is an antagonist, resilient infrastructure is the hero and the lack of political will and imagination the antihero.

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California set to mandate rooftop solar on all new homes

California set to mandate rooftop solar on all new homes

California Energy Commission looking likely to approve move to rooftop solar compulsory on all new homes, condos, and apartments from 2020.

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Australia's "hidden" carbon price - it's trading at nearly $18

Australia’s “hidden” carbon price – it’s trading at nearly $18

It’s time to take a closer look at current and forecast price for carbon offsets in the Australian market. The outcome may surprise.

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AMP forges new path by appointing climate denier as chairman

AMP forges new path by appointing climate denier as chairman

New chairman’s views on climate change and climate scientists is a bad sign on how AMP will handle climate risk.

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The fertile crescent of Australian solar farms now tops 30GW

The fertile crescent of Australian solar farms now tops 30GW

Latest update on solar projects presents striking image of development across the country. In total, more than 250 solar projects representing more than 30GW.