Norway’s sovereign wealth fund spends $1.6B for a 50 percent stake in Borssele 1 and 2 wind farms located in North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. Farm is capable of generating 752 megawatts of renewable energy.
Heavily dependent on foreign energy imports, Turkey expands renewable energy capacity in hydro, solar, wind, and biomass power to increase energy independence.
The French case is part of a mounting push by climate campaigners across the world to hold states responsible for ecological damage blamed on climate change.
In the Paris Agreement, nearly 200 countries set their own national targets for reducing or controlling pollution of heat-trapping gases. It was negotiated in 2015 with lots of prodding by the US and China and went into effect on November 4, 2016.
The World Bank had invested more than $12 billion in fossil fuels since 2015, according to a report by Urgewald, an environmental NGO based in Germany.
CEO Sundar Pichai says US wildfires have increased public awareness of climate change and his company wants to bring further attention to it through its new goal.
Mix of renewables to include mainly wind and solar power, but also geothermal, tidal, wave and biomass energy, according to Syed Aqeel Hussain Jafry, policy director for the government's Alternative Energy Development Board.
Environmental activists are up against Tesla and the law as they try and stop the march of capitalism on their environment.
The wind farm will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power when it reaches full capacity later this year, helping Senegal meet 30 percent energy needs from renewable sources.
To achieve its aim of becoming the first climate-neutral continent, EU countries have been trying to increase their energy production from renewable resources.
Activists say international music tours heavily impact the environment, with concerns about the amount of electricity used to power stadiums.
Saudi Arabia has an incredible opportunity to move away from its complete dependence on oil, but it will need to make a number of structural changes to ensure its plans are not derailed.
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