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Renewables made more electricity than coal in Europe in 2017

Renewables continue to grow across EuropeMikel Bilbao/VWPics/Redux / eyevine The amount of electricity generated by renewables in Europe has for the first time outpaced supplies coming from coal sources, according to new analysis of official figures. Wind, solar and biomass generation supplied 679 terawatt hours, says climate policy campaign group Sandbag, which published a review…

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London has already reached air pollution limits for 2018

Parts of the capital breach air pollution limits on a regular basisDescription: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire By New Scientist staff and Press Association Legal air pollution limits for the whole year have been reached within a month in London, figures show. Brixton Road, Lambeth, has seen levels of pollutant nitrogen dioxide exceed average hourly limits 18…

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