Shell Continues Renewable Investment Spree With UK Solar PPA

Shell has continued its recent investment spree in the clean energy sector this week, announcing a Power Purchase Agreement in England which will make it the single off-taker from the largest solar farm in the country, the 69.8 megawatt Bradenstoke solar power plant. This most recent investment spree began last month, when four days before …

Reports: Norway Targets Electric Power for All Short Haul Flights by 2040

Norway is aiming to be the first country in the world to switch to 100 per cent electric planes for short-haul flights, the country’s airport operator Avinor has announced. Norway’s national broadcaster NRK reported reported that the company wants all of the country’s short-haul airliners to be electric by 2040, in what is the the …

Iceland Supermarket Commits to Eliminating Plastic Within Five Years

Iceland Foods has committed to removing all plastic from its brand-name products within the next five years and replacing it with recyclable materials such as pulp and paper. The UK-based supermarket chain is the first major retailer in the country to commit to a complete elimination of plastic. “The world has woken up to the …

Peru’s Newest National Park Safeguards 2 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

The Peruvian government announced it will establish a new and enormous national park in the Amazon. Yaguas National Park, located in the northern region of Loreto, consists of 2,147,166 acres of rainforest, a vast river system and is home to more than 3,000 species of plants, 500 species of birds and 160 species of mammals, …

Average Temperatures In Alaska In December Shatter Existing Record

Climate scientists have been warning us for decades that global warming will affect polar regions first. If that is so — assuming those scientists are not all being paid by the Chinese to perpetrate a giant fraud on the world — then the latest reports from Alaska should be truly alarming. In December, 2017, the …

Empire State Building Shines Green After NYC’s Decision to Take on Fossil Fuel Industry

New York City’s iconic Empire State Building glowed green Wednesday night following two “watershed” announcements—that the city would seek to divest its pension funds from fossil fuel investments, and that it filed suit against five oil giants for contributing to climate change. “The Empire State Building is shining green tonight because it’s time to put …

World’s Coral Reefs Reaching The Point Of No Return

The vast majority of the world’s coral reefs are now reaching the point of no return — the point at which it wouldn’t even theoretically be possible to save them from disappearing completely (some argue that this point has long since been passed, it should be noted). A new study published in the journal Science, …