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Germany breaks green energy record by generating 35% of power from renewables in first half of 2017

Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. Germany is aiming to phase out its nuclear power …


Germany’s renewable energy use rises – but only just

In view of the overall minimal increase, BEE acting managing director Harald Uphoff said that Germany’s transition to renewables was much too slow. “It is only with a much greater commitment to the spread of renewable energy sources – for electricity …


Context is king when advocating for renewable energy policies, according to political science professor

The first rule of advocating for climate change-related legislation is: You do not talk about “climate change.” The term has become so polarizing that its mere mention can cause reasonable people to draw seemingly immutable lines in the political sand. #climatechange #paris #climateaction #energy #climate

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Paraguay to pass renewable energy law this year

Paraguay is preparing to issue its first legislation to support the development of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind power, by the end of 2017.
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An entire region of China just ran on 100% renewable energy for 7 days

From Pittsburgh to Frankfurt, cities around the world are pledging to stop burning fossil fuels for electricity by 2050 or sooner.But the Chinese province of Qinghai has already reached that goal, according to news outlet Xinhua. #energy #climate #renewableenergy #power

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