UK firm's solar power breakthrough could make world's most efficient panels by 2021
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UK firm's solar power breakthrough could make world's most efficient panels by 2021

Oxford PV says tech based on perovskite crystal can generate almost a third more electricity
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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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How gas interests slowed Chile's clean energy transition

Even as solar farms have spread across the north and center of this long, narrow nation, imported natural gas, a polluting fossil fuel, has been able to sideline the clean electricity they provide thanks to a sweet deal won from the government.

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Global warming is introducing unprecedented risk into the financial system. The Fed has the power to limit that risk. Instead, Jerome Powell is sitting on his hands.

Climate change will make heat like India’s 100 times more likely, study finds

The climate crisis is making heat waves like the one currently gripping India and Pakistan more than 100 times more likely to occur than they would be otherwise, a new study by the U.K. government has found.

Pollution from SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic's rockets may harm human health, climate, study

The pollution from rockets built by SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic could damage human health and hurt the Earth's climate, a new study shows.

New map shows 1.4 million Pennsylvanians live half mile or less from active oil or gas well

A new geospatial analysis concludes that 1,482,810 Pennsylvanians, including 290,123 children, reside or attend schools or daycares within a half-mile “threat radius” of active oil and gas operations.

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