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December 2023

Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Claims 5 Million Lives Annually, New Study Reveals

Air pollution resulting from the usage of fossil fuels is responsible for the loss of 5 million lives globally each year. This staggering death toll, exceeding previous estimations, is disclosed in the most comprehensive study of its kind. [1] Extensive research underscores that transitioning from fossil fuels to clean and sustainable energy sources could prevent …

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Portugal Achieves Milestone: Over Half Its Electricity Now from Wind and Solar

Renewable energy in Portugal achieves a significant milestone, with wind and solar sources collectively contributing more than half (51%) of the country’s electricity supply in April, according to Ember. This achievement surpasses the previous record of 49% set in December 2021. Portugal’s remarkable 50% electricity generation from wind and solar sources is particularly noteworthy given …

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Australia’s Strategic Coral Islands Face Imminent Disappearance Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

A recent study has raised concerns about the fate of more than a dozen strategically vital coral islands in Australia, as they face an imminent threat due to climate change. Rising sea levels, marine heatwaves, intensified weather patterns, and ocean acidification are all contributing to the perilous situation. Dr. Tommy Fellowes from the University of …

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Is There Potential to Set Even Higher Renewable Energy Targets?

As the world makes significant strides in renewable energy deployment, an intriguing possibility emerges: many countries have the potential to not only meet but also exceed their current renewable energy targets. This potential, highlighted in the report by Ember, is propelled by rapid growth and technological advancements in the renewable energy sector. This blog explores …

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