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Image for Britain breaks its record for the longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal
Britain breaks its record for the longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal The National Grid reported that the coal-free period lasted more than 90 hours before coming to an end during the afternoon of Easter Monday... Environment UK
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South Korea turns towards renewables The country, traditionally a strong supporter of coal and nuclear, could switch to natural gas and renewables Energy Environment
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UK wind generated more electricity in 2016 than coal The UK generated more electricity from wind than from coal in 2016, new analysis by fact-checking organisation Carbon Brief suggests Energy Environment
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Who’s stepping away from fossil fuels? Divestment in numbers The global divestment campaign, urging people to move their money out of oil, coal and gas companies, has gained momentum. Here are some key... Conservation Economics Energy
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Refuelling progress: divestment in fossil fuels gathers pace We revisit the divestment movement. What progress has been made? Economics Energy

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