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Debunking Electric Vehicles Myths

Debunking Electric Vehicles Myths Myth 1: Excessive Cost of Electric Vehicles Compared to Petrol Cars The common perception of electric vehicles (EVs) as more expensive than their petrol counterparts is a superficial view. A comprehensive assessment considering the Total Cost of Ownership, which encompasses running costs, maintenance, insurance, and tax benefits (EVs are exempt from […]

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How European Royals, Including Britain’s King Charles, Lead Environmental Initiatives

In a realm where opulence meets environmental consciousness, European royals are wielding their influence to promote greener choices. As Prince Frederik ascends to the Danish throne, he inherits a mantle that shifts from scepticism about human-induced climate change to a fervent call for decisive climate action. “I think it’s important for me to have a

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Human-induced climate change is diminishing US snowpack

with consequential effects, as revealed by the study Climate change has been identified as the primary driver behind the significant loss of snowpack in the United States, posing a severe threat to water resources and winter-based industries, according to a recent study. Snowpack, which stores water and gradually releases it during the spring and summer,

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What Did The International Energy Agency Discover About Renewable Energy Growth In 2023 And Its Impact On Global Clean Energy Goals?

In 2023, the world witnessed a remarkable 50 percent increase in renewable energy compared to the previous year, a development that experts believe brings the global goal of tripling clean energy within the next six years within close reach. [1] [2] This encouraging news was confirmed by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the foremost authority

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UK Wind Farms Achieve Record Power Generation Amid Storm Pia

In a remarkable display of renewable energy capability, UK wind farms set a new record during the recent Storm Pia, generating an unprecedented 21.8 gigawatts (GW) of electricity within a brief window of half an hour. This achievement, surpassing the previous record of 21.6GW set in January, marks a significant milestone in the UK’s journey

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Are Seasonal Shifts Causing Chaos for the UK’s Nature?

In the United Kingdom, the National Trust has raised concerns about the significant disruption climate change is causing to natural seasonal patterns. These alterations, resulting from the loss of predictable weather, are leading to increased susceptibility of plants and wildlife to diseases. The Trust’s estates have witnessed the impact of these changes, notably affecting animals,

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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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Can Tripling Renewable Energy Cut Our Carbon Emissions Significantly?

The quest to triple renewable energy capacity by 2030 is not just about meeting energy demands sustainably; it’s intrinsically linked to the larger goal of mitigating climate change. A significant aspect of this endeavour is the potential impact on global carbon emissions. The report by Ember illuminates how increasing renewable energy capacity can play a

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