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Climate change-related droughts dent progress on energy emissions

Droughts limiting hydro-electric generation globally prevented a fall in the energy sector's overall carbon emissions in the first half of 2023 despite the growth of wind and solar power, climate think tank Ember said in a report on Thursday.

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Climate change and the shift to cleaner energy push Southeast Asia to finally start sharing power

The urgency for Southeast Asian nations to switch to clean energy to combat climate change is breathing new life into a 20-year-old plan for the region to share power.
Hydroelectric project on Susquehanna River
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Hydro project on Susquehanna River draws controversy

A proposal to support renewable energy would flood 580 acres.

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Once powered primarily by coal, Alberta now gets more electricity from renewables

Less than a decade ago, Alberta relied on coal for the majority of its electricity needs. Today, the province gets more power from wind, solar and hydro.
China-funded dam could disrupt Argentine glaciers
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China-funded dam could disrupt key Argentine glaciers and biodiversity

Two dams are being built on the 380-kilometer (236-mile) Santa Cruz River in Argentina’s Patagonia, threatening glacier movements and endemic wildlife that rely on the surrounding wetlands.

Texas blackouts prevented with renewable energy

Texas blackouts prevented with renewable energy

Electricity blackouts could be avoided across the nation by switching to solar, wind and water energy sources.

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Plans to terminate an old hydroelectric plant in Inari face difficulties - process will take decades

After 70-years of operation, Inari is ready to cease the plant's activity and allow water and fish to move freely between the local lakes and rivers.