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Wind power station near Westerhever, Germany.
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Renewable energy is surging — literally: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 24, 2021
In case you missed it: Solar and wind power gain traction as global coal consumption plummets, violence and extreme weather pushed millions from their homes last year, and a growing number of people care about protecting nature.
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Coronavirus chaos, coal collapse, permafrost thaw: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

May 27, 2020
In case you missed it: Conservation International’s Executive Vice President urges countries to strengthen protections for nature during coronavirus lockdowns, the U.S. is projected to generate more electricity from renewable power than from coal for the first time and thawing permafrost could...
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Study: ‘Green’ recovery proves better for climate, economies

By Kiley Price

May 5, 2020
As countries begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, green stimulus policies could help economies recover while tackling climate change, a new study suggests.
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