Renewable power generation

FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo smoke billows out of the chimneys of the Neurath lignite power plant in Neurath. Germany. World leaders affirmed their commitment Thursday, June 1, 2017 to combating climate change ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on whether he would pull out of the Paris climate accord. Trump is expected to announce his decision on Thursday afternoon. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP,file)
June 01, 2017 - 5:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — World leaders pledged Thursday to keep up the fight against global warming as U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord. The European Union's top climate change official said Trump's decision to leave the Paris accord made it "a sad day for...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 01, 2017 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A group of Democratic governors say President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement will encourage states to do more to fight climate change. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
June 01, 2017 - 9:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, but that step seems unlikely to stall the push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. Around the world, coal-fired power plants are being shuttered as governments and private...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
June 01, 2017 - 3:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. Around the world, coal-fired power plants are being shuttered as governments and...
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May 30, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an impassioned appeal Tuesday for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement to limit carbon emissions as President Donald Trump debates whether the U.S. will withdraw from the accord...
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May 17, 2017 - 5:01 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency has switched on a newly built solar power plant to serve 20,000 Syrian refugees in the remote Azraq camp in Jordan's desert. The agency said Wednesday that Azraq has become the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy. For the...
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August 17, 2015 - 5:43 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Brett Carter, RMIT University and Alexa Halford, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) The Earth’s magnetic field – known as the “magnetosphere” – protects our atmosphere from the “solar...
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