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04 03 2021 | 08:53

Πρωτια χθες η Ελλάδα στην παραγωγή καθαρής αιολικής ενέργειας στην ΕΕ

Όταν ο Αίολος έχει κέφια.....40 GWH καθαρής ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας στο δίκτυο!!! Πως να μην χαίρεσαι.

04 03 2021 | 07:43

Melting Ice Sheets Could Hasten Ocean Current’s Collapse.

The climate crisis could push an important ocean current past a critical tipping point sooner than expected, new research suggests.

04 03 2021 | 07:40

Sir David Attenborough tells UN ‘It is too late to avoid climate change’.

Sir David Attenborough joined the UK Prime Minister this week at the UN Security Council telling its 15 members that it it is too late to avoid climate change. Sir David Attenborough said: "There is…

04 03 2021 | 07:32

Wind power company vows to help save critically endangered California condor.

The condor, a vulture threatened by giant wind turbines, may be helped by energy company’s breeding project. An energy company in California is teaming up with federal wildlife officials and the…

04 03 2021 | 07:30

Humanity faces ‘great flood’ caused by climate crisis, says Pope Francis.

The Catholic leader used the Bible story of Noah to address the potential devastating impacts of increased global heating. Pope Francis has warned that humanity is facing a “great flood” if the…

04 03 2021 | 07:27

CO2 emissions: nations' pledges 'far away' from Paris target, says UN.

Secretary general António Guterres says first assessment of promises amounts to ‘red alert for our planet’. The first assessment of countries’ pledges to cut their greenhouse gas emissions in the…

04 03 2021 | 07:20

Climate crisis to blame for at least ‘1,500 UK heatwave deaths’ since 2000, study estimates.

Research produces ‘very broad estimate’ of the number of deaths from the 2003 and 2018 UK heatwaves that can be attributed to human-caused climate change. At least 1,500 heatwave deaths in the UK…

04 03 2021 | 07:05

Uganda and Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal.

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement allowing for the construction of a 1,445 km (898 miles) crude oil pipeline. The $3.5bn (£2.7m) project will connect Uganda's oil fields to Tanzania's…

03 03 2021 | 11:28

Drax drops controversial plan to build Europe’s largest gas plant.

Climate campaigners had taken the government to court over its decision to allow the fossil fuel project. The UK power company Drax has dropped a controversial plan to build what would have been…

03 03 2021 | 11:20

Solar Philippines moves forward with massive PV development.

Solar Philippines submitted a project description for scoping to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) for its Batangas 3 Solar Baseload Plant…

03 03 2021 | 11:19

Solar power satellites that could beam energy to anywhere on Earth successfully tested by Pentagon scientists.

The most far-reaching application of power beaming technology is the ‘continuous transfer of boundless electrical power to the Earth,’ study states. A solar panel capable of beaming electricity to…

03 03 2021 | 11:02

Global solar installations could top 200GW in 2021—BNEF.

As much as 209GW of solar PV could be installed this year, BloombergNEF (BNEF) has said, with project activity booming in most international markets. Annual deployment is also expected to continue…

03 03 2021 | 10:53

Dominion to trade coal for gas at its South Carolina utility.

Dominion Energy South Carolina now says it can retire coal-fired power generation by 2030, a significant reversal from plans released by the utility just last year. Dominion’s new 15-year plan said…

03 03 2021 | 10:51

Giant crack frees a massive iceberg in Antarctica.

A giant iceberg, more than 20 times the size of Manhattan, just split off from Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf. This dramatic breakup comes after a major crack formed on the shelf in November 2020 and…

03 03 2021 | 10:41

Arch planning for Black Thunder mine’s closure as U.S. coal demand continues to shrink.

The owner of the second-largest coal mine in the U.S. by production volume is planning for the asset’s closure as retirement dates approach for several plants that burn much of the mine’s fuel.

03 03 2021 | 10:23

Human destruction of nature is 'senseless and suicidal', warns UN chief.

UN report offers bedrock for hope for broken planet, says António Guterres. Humanity is waging a “senseless and suicidal” war on nature that is causing human suffering and enormous economic losses…

03 03 2021 | 10:20

Greenpeace Africa: January - February Newsletter | Here we go

2020 was a year of disruption, awakening, and change, with many things forced onto us that were outside of our control. There was no hiding from the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts, the Black Lives…

03 03 2021 | 10:19

Dozens of dolphins found dead on Mozambique beach.

The bodies of about 100 dead dolphins have been found on an island off the coast of Mozambique. Eighty-six more carcasses were found on Bazaruto Island, north of the capital Maputo, on Tuesday,…

03 03 2021 | 10:14

Emails Reveal: U.S. Officials Sided With Agrochemical Giant Bayer to Overturn Mexico's Glyphosate Ban.

While Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has given farmers in the country a 2024 deadline to stop using glyphosate, The Guardian reported Tuesday that agrochemical company Bayer, industry…

03 03 2021 | 10:06

Climate crisis hits 'worst case scenario' levels – Environment Agency head.

Sir James Bevan says extreme flooding in UK indicates urgent need for change if humanity is to survive. The climate emergency is already hitting “worst case scenario” levels that if left unchecked…