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U.S. coal-fired power plants closing fast despite Trump's pledge of support for industry

U.S. coal-fired power plants shut down at the second-fastest pace on record in 2019, despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to prop up the industry, according to data from the federal government and Thomson Reuters.


Breakingviews - Mark Carney has reason to ease before he leaves

老虎机技术打法Mark Carney may leave his successor a timely handover present. Britain’s weak economic performance gives the Bank of England governor a reason to cut interest rates at the end of January, before making way for Andrew Bailey in March. It also allows the United Kingdom to catch up with the easing the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank delivered last year.


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Sweden's air travel drops in year when 'flight shaming' took off

The number of passengers that flew through Swedish airports dropped 4% in 2019, Swedish state-owned airport operator Swedavia said on Friday, with the drop led by a decline in domestic traffic.

South Sudan plans environmental audit of oil fields in move to curb pollution

South Sudan is launching a tender for a comprehensive environmental audit of all its oil-producing fields in a bid to reduce pollution following years of neglect, the government said on Friday.

Barclays pressured by shareholders to cut fossil fuel financing

A group of Barclays shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe's biggest funders of the sector.

EDF plans subsidy-free British onshore wind farm

EDF Renewables plans to build a 110 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Britain, capable of providing power to about 66,000 homes, it said on Thursday.

Chinese internet firms falling behind on renewable energy goals: Greenpeace

老虎机技术打法China's internet firms have fallen behind global peers in sourcing energy from clean, renewable sources, with soaring use of internet data driving up energy demand and carbon emissions, environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Thursday.

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