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‘No Other Choice’: Groups Push To Protect Vast Swaths Of Antarctic Seas

"A coalition of conservation groups is advocating for the establishment of three new marine protected areas (MPAs) in East Antarctica, the Antarctic Peninsula and the Weddell Sea, which would encompass 4 million square kilometers (1.5 million square miles) of the Southern Ocean, or 1% of the global ocean."

Source: Mongabay, 10/21/2020

"Solar Expected To Dethrone Coal, Become ‘New King Of Electricity,’"

"In 2010, the International Energy Agency called coal “the backbone of global electricity generation” in its outlook for the next decade of worldwide energy markets. On Tuesday, the Paris-based intergovernmental organization said renewables would make up 80% of new power generation by 2030, overtaking the fossil fuels that presently dominate electricity production."

Source: HuffPost, 10/14/2020

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