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6 amazing renewable energy projects that we love

Blog entry by Richard Casson | October 24, 2014

Here's a few renewable energy projects from around the world -- ones that we totally love. 1. Germany has invested big in solar and wind. And in the first six months of 2012, the amount of electricity produced using renewables  ...

China's coal use actually falling now (for the first time this century)

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | October 24, 2014

Coal use in China is falling this year - according to official  data reported in the Chinese press . It is the first time this century that China has seen year on year quarterly falls in coal use. The Chinese  economy continues to...

Assaulted for protecting olive trees

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | October 23, 2014

Villagers and activists were assaulted, handcuffed and hospitalized today while protecting olive trees at the site of a proposed coal plant in Turkey. The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power...

Shell Oil Cowboys Caught Drilling Illegally in New Zealand

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 23, 2014

“There be trouble in town sheriff, some cowboys is coming into town”. It could be a line from a grainy old western from our childhood (well, mine anyway) when the good, clean living people of a well to do town see trouble on a dusty...

7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

Blog entry by Helena Meresman | October 23, 2014

Stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers,...

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