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Renewable energy production hits new record in South Australia, as expert predicts more milestones to fall soon

South Australia became famous for a statewide blackout, but years on it's had enough renewable energy to power the entire state for a week — and one expert predicts the technology could power it for a month by next year.
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COP26: U.S.-China declaration on climate welcomed

A joint declaration between the United States and China, in which the two superpowers said they would work together on a number of climate-related actions, has taken many by surprise.

The past and the future of the Earth’s oldest trees
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The past and the future of the Earth’s oldest trees

Bristlecone pines have survived various catastrophes over the millennia, and they may survive humanity.
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Every sixpack of beer contributes to climate change. Brewers hope algae is the solution
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Every sixpack of beer contributes to climate change. Brewers hope algae is the solution

In an Australian first, a 400-litre bag of algae has been installed at a Sydney brewery to reduce carbon emissions and produce food, pharmaceuticals and even bio-plastic.

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While Congress does nothing, New York City passed its own climate legislation
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While Congress does nothing, New York City passed its own climate legislation

With the Green New Deal stalled, cities are stepping up with their own.

FloWater just raised $15 million to put bottled water out of business
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FloWater just raised $15 million to put bottled water out of business

FloWater, an eight-year-old, Burlingame, Ca.-based company whose reusable water bottle refilling stations produce purified water, has raised $15 million in its first major round of funding, it quietly announced last month.

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Norway's electric cars zip to new record: Almost a third of all sales

Norway's electric cars zip to new record: Almost a third of all sales

In a bid to cut emissions, Norway exempts battery-driven cars from most taxes and offers free parking and charging points.

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