Sales of battery-powered cars soared 38 percent in the first quarter after models including Renault SA’s improved Zoe won buyers in Germany and Spain.
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In its first fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple sold 78.3 million iPhones, 13.1 million iPads, and 5.4 billion Macs. The sales no doubt led to a handsome profit.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators, alarmed at what they see as a dangerous assault on the environment by the Trump administration, poured into the streets here on Saturday to sound warnings both planetary and political about the Earth’s warming climate.
The UK has launched a £8.6 million national research programme to investigate how to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, the first of its kind.
The solar power industry is burgeoning in India! The country made history in February by generating over 1 billion kilowatts of power in a single month.
According to the National Grid, the UK did not use coal to generate electricity for a full day on Friday 21 April – the first time since the Industrial Revolution.
Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday set a new goal for San Francisco — that at least 50 percent of the city’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2020. That’s 10 years ahead of the target the state has set for itself.
Berkeley Energy Group, the coal company behind the project, billed it as the first large-scale solar farm in the Appalachian region, which has been hit hard by the decades-long decline in the U.S. coal industry.
Globally, total green bonds issuance stood at $21.76 billion during the first quarter of 2017, up nearly 42 per cent from the issuance during the same period last year – according to the Climate Bonds Initiative.