#Renewable Energy

  • Article: Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Switching to renewable energy could save water used in generating electricity. Read more

  • Article: British CO2 Emissions Fall to Lowest Level Since 1890
    Environment

    British CO2 Emissions Fall to Lowest Level Since 1890

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 9, 2018

    And it’s all because we’ve said goodbye to coal. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Went 55 Hours  Without Using Coal for the First Time Ever
    Environment

    The UK Just Went 55 Hours Without Using Coal for the First Time Ever

    By Chris Gelardi|April 20, 2018

    Wind power picked up the slack during the 55-hour streak. Read more

  • Article: Finland Plans to Ban Coal by 2029, One Year Ahead of Schedule
    Environment

    Finland Plans to Ban Coal by 2029, One Year Ahead of Schedule

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 11, 2018

    The country still gets 10% of its power from coal. Read more

  • Article: Two-Thirds of Scotland’s Energy Is Coming From Renewable Sources
    Environment

    Two-Thirds of Scotland’s Energy Is Coming From Renewable Sources

    By Chris Gelardi|April 2, 2018

    The country could be consuming nothing but renewable energy by 2020. Read more

  • Article: These Solar Panels Don't Need Sun; They Harvest Energy From Rain
    Environment

    These Solar Panels Don't Need Sun; They Harvest Energy From Rain

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|March 16, 2018

    They could even make raincoats that charge your phone. Read more

  • Article: Leonardo DiCaprio Tweets His Support for New York's New Climate Change Effort
    Environment

    Leonardo DiCaprio Tweets His Support for New York's New Climate Change Effort

    By David Brand|Jan. 11, 2018

    He’s lending his titanic celebrity to the divestment campaign. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Bans Fracking After Overwhelming Public Support
    Environment

    Scotland Bans Fracking After Overwhelming Public Support

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 4, 2017

    “Fracking cannot, and will not take place in Scotland.” Read more