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Student Protests and an Unruly Audience: Earth Day 1970 in Grand Rapids

Earth Day activities were planned across the country on April 22, 1970. Grand Rapids was also included in those communities that celebrated Earth Day.

Based on articles from the Grand Rapids Press… 439 more words

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EU backs Mexican clean power

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mexican development bank Nacional Financiera (NAFIN) to support projects that combat climate change, particularly renewables. 95 more words

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Germany’s High-Priced Energy Revolution


Germany has launched a renewable-energy revolution, and it’s paying a fortune to achieve it. In the past decade its green-minded politicians, backed by green-minded voters, have undertaken an extraordinary energy transition known in German as the Energiewende. 40 more words

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Europe's renewable energy revolution

More than 2km down a dark tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, a drilling machine is boring out holes in the rock. It’s part of a major project that will connect Britain to… 241 more words

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Conquest raises US$124 million in first close for renewable energy fund

Independent asset management and advisory firm Conquest has wrapped up its initial close for its renewable energy fund, with the company securing US$124 million from solicitations and commitments from European investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, banks and global energy corporates. 200 more words

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25 Cities in the United States Now Committed to 100% Renewables

Madison, Wisconsin and Abita Springs, Louisiana are transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy following respective city council votes on Tuesday.

Madison and Abita Springs are the first cities in Wisconsin and Louisiana to make this commitment. 621 more words

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Don't just wait for a movement


In my previous blog piece, I referred to climate change as the ‘grandest of all problems’ ever faced by mankind. Imperial College London’s Grantham Institute’s briefing paper  1,004 more words

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