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January 7 Energy News



¶ “China is going all in on clean energy while Trump waffles. How is that making America great again?” • China announced that in the next three years it will invest $361 billion in renewable power, creating 13 million jobs. But the Trump administration talks about renewing an outdated love affair with coal and oil. [Environmental Defense Fund]

Wind farm in Guazhou (Photo: Popolon, Wikimedia Commons) Wind farm in Guazhou (Photo: Popolon, Wikimedia Commons)


¶ For the first time ever, the UK generated more electricity from wind than coal in a calendar year, and this led carbon emissions from the sector to drop 20%. Wind generated 11.5% of the UK’s electricity last year, whereas coal contributed just 9.2%, down 59% from the year before, an analysis by the Carbon Brief found. [City A.M.]

¶ China has made low-carbon transport a priority in dealing with climate change. As part of their effort…

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January 9, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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