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Liverpool unveils plans to build the world’s largest tidal power project

The City of Liverpool, England, has unveiled advanced proposals to build the world’s largest tidal power generator on the River Mersey.

Campaigners Applaud UK Exit From ‘Climate-Wrecking’ Energy Charter Treaty

“The Energy Charter Treaty was a major barrier to the progress of a just transition,” said one climate action group.

U.S. sets plans to protect endangered whales near offshore wind farms; firms swap wind leases

Two federal environmental agencies issued plans Thursday to better protect endangered whales amid offshore wind farm development.

More Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Green Hydrogen Is Making Green Steel Happen

The world’s first and biggest full scale green steel plant is taking shape in Sweden, with an assist from green hydrogen.

Tesla Megapack battery turns on to replace Hawaii’s last coal plant

A Tesla Megapack battery system has officially turned on to replace Hawaii’s very last coal power plant.

Fossil Fuel Giants to Lavish Shareholders With Record Paydays as Climate Crisis Deepens

For the world’s five largest oil giants, the year marked record profits and the approval of several major new fossil fuel projects.

The first EV with a lithium-free sodium battery hits the road in January

Sodium-ion batteries have lower density but are cheaper and perform better in cold weather.

Uruguay’s green power revolution: rapid shift to wind shows the world how it’s done

Stung by the 2008 oil price spike, Uruguay now produces up to 98% of its electricity from renewables. Can other countries follow suit?

Landmark Report Details Just Path to Energy Transition and 1.5°C Target

Recommendations include tripling renewable energy capacity by 2030, phasing out fossil fuels by 2050, and providing the Global South with the means to fund its energy transition.

In push to expand EV charging network, France and Denmark go big

The European Union is not fooling around, and European countries are under pressure to adhere to ambitious plans to get their roadways up and ready for the total phaseout of fossil fuels in the years ahead.

These Maasai women have developed an eco-friendly way to turn invasive cacti into bio-fuel

Local farmers say the cacti now compete for critical resources, jeopardising community lands, wildlife reserves and livestock ranches.

They went hunting for fossil fuels. What they found could help save the world

White hydrogen – also referred to as “natural,” “gold” or “geologic” hydrogen – is naturally produced or present in the Earth’s crust and has become something of a climate holy grail.