India and the United States would both benefit financially by phasing out coal-fired electricity production and investing in renewables. Although the two countries are at completely different stages of development, they have both been seen as among the most problematical in matching their needs for electricity with the global attempt to avoid dangerous climate change. But separate pieces of research into the problem of reaching an emissions-free future by 2050 show that both the US and India would both improve their economies and the health of their citizens, as well as save natural resources by concentrating on developing renewables.
Climate New Network 27th Sept 2017 read more »
The Welsh government this week announced ambitious new clean energy targets that would make the country one of the world’s leading renewables hubs. Cabinet Secretary Lesley Griffiths announced Wales should aim to source 70 per cent of its power from renewables by 2030, building on progress that has seen renewables generation treble since 2010, to account for 32 per cent of the country’s power last year.
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