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Sydney Is Now Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Sydney Is Now Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Sydney is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The city's Lord Mayor Clover Moore made the announcement in a video posted to Twitter on July 1. "Taking action on climate change has been a major...
Amazon Greens the NHL With New Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon Greens the NHL With New Climate Pledge Arena

Global delivery giant Amazon has renamed Seattle's KeyArena, future home of the city's unnamed NHL (National Hockey League) team, the Climate Pledge Arena. The newly-christened stadium will run on renewable energy⁠—a mixture of on-site solar...
13 EU Countries Will Be 100% Coal-Free By 2030

13 EU Countries Will Be 100% Coal-Free By 2030

Europe's greenhouse emissions from energy continue to fall as countries pivot from coal to renewables. By 2030, 13 EU countries will be coal-free. The move toward more sustainable forms of energy has seen emissions drop,...
Austria’s Last Coal Plant Closes As Renewable Energy Takes Over

Austria’s Last Coal Plant Closes As Renewable Energy Takes Over

Austria just closed its last-remaining coal-fired power plant. The plant's closure, which was announced last Friday, comes as the Austrian government tries to meet its goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. According...
IKEA Is Investing $220 Million to Become Climate Positive

IKEA Is Investing $220 Million to Become Climate Positive

IKEA is investing more than $220 million in an effort to become "climate positive." The international home furnishings retail giant announced earlier this month that it would be spending a further $221 million on sustainable...
Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

(Updated October 6, 2019) Germany will close all 84 of its coal power plants. The nation -- one of the world's largest consumers of coal -- will rely on renewable energy instead. The announcement came...
New York Aims to Produce 100% Renewable Electricity By 2040

New York Aims to Produce 100% Renewable Electricity By 2040

New York state aims to produce 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040. Legislators have devised a new plan to fight climate change in collaboration with some of the state's top lawmakers....

Oatly Plans to Turn Oat Residue Into Renewable Energy Instead of Pig Feed

Major vegan milk brand Oatly has revealed it will find alternatives to selling its oat residue to pig farms. One solution could be to turn the residue into renewable energy, according to a statement released...
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Starbucks Pledges to Run 10,000 Stores With Renewable Energy By 2025

Updated June 8, 2019. Starbucks has announced a new environmental initiative. The world's largest coffeehouse chain announced last May that it joined the WWF's (World Wildlife Fund) ReSource: Plastic as a principal member. “World Wildlife Fund...
California politician urges residents to go vegan

California Will Be a 100% Zero-Carbon Electricity Producer By 2045

California is on track to become the largest economy in the world to commit to a 100 percent clean, zero-carbon energy grid. The state intends to utilize renewable electricity and electric transportation and completely remove...
Carbon Neutral Football Club, the Forest Green Rovers, Launch Vegan School Lunches

Carbon-Neutral Football Club, the Forest Green Rovers, Launch Vegan School Lunches

English League Two football club the Forest Green Rovers is the world's first football club to receive carbon-neutral certification from the United Nations, sustainable business news site Edie reports. The Gloucestershire-based team received the certification...