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Largest Floating Solar Energy Farm at Sea Planned for the Netherlands

An ambitious $1.48 million project to create the world's first floating solar energy farm at sea has been unveiled for the Netherlands.

150,000 Orangutans Lost in 16 years to Human Intervention

Upwards of 150,000 Borneo orangutans – almost half the global population – were killed over a 16-year period due to human conflict and deforestation of their habitats.
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Germany to Trial Free Public Transportation to Tackle Air Pollution

Public transportation is to be offered free of charge in some parts of Germany, to encourage people to leave their cars at home. The new initiative is a government-led effort to meet air pollution targets.
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Researchers Prove Sea Level Rise is Accelerating

A study has revealed that sea levels are actually rising at an accelerating rate – and that it could be 65 centimetres higher by 2100.
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Solar Energy Grows More Affordable as Panel Prices Fall Faster Than Experts Predicted

The cost of solar panels is decreasing faster than anyone expected. The price drop is attributed to fierce competition and the advances in every part of the solar panel technology sector.
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Coal Energy On Its Way Out as World Shifts to Renewables

Coal's popularity over the last year is heading for a crash-and-burn ending. While the appetite for coal in Asian countries has perked up with a rise in exports, and coal stocks have increased by more than 20 percent, there is a deep black hole facing the industry.
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A Revolutionary New Fuel Developed by Bill Gates Could Stop Climate Change

A revolutionary new fuel project spearheaded by Bill Gates could stop climate change in its tracks.

Electric Car-Sharing Program Launches in China

Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing company that took over Uber's China business two years ago, is preparing an app that allows members to use their vehicles in a new 'energy car-sharing' scheme.
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Sun Rises on Saudi Arabia’s New Power: Solar

There's a fresh wave of energy coursing through the veins of power in Saudi Arabia – and it isn't oil or gas! The world's largest oil producer is adopting a clean energy strategy built on solar and wind.
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Free Solar Panels and Tesla Batteries to Slash South Australians’ Domestic Bills

Household bills could be lowered by a third in South Australia, where 50,000 solar panels and Tesla batteries are to be handed over free of charge.

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