US Senators write to Saudi Arabia to call off ‘oil war’ with Russia

They said Riyadh’s decision to boost oil output has contributed to a disruption in global oil prices on top of already buckling financial markets

Global coal demand and carbon emissions ‘at lowest point in decades’

As coal generation dropped in 2019, wind and solar generation rose by 15%, generating 8% of the world’s electricity

Climate change news coverage up 68% in US during 2019

Although news coverage increased from 142 minutes to 238 minutes, it still made up only 0.7% of overall broadcasts, according to a new study

EDF Renewables upgrades US HQ with clean microgrid

The building in San Diego balances power production from the onsite renewables with consumption using smart flexibility technology and forecasting services

US announces $50m fund to support fusion energy

Fusion research aims to copy the process which powers the Sun for a new large-scale source of clean energy on Earth

GE awarded $4.2m to develop advanced solar inverter control technology

The inverter improvements are expected to support the increasingly distributed, renewable-intensive grid in the US

Amazon to buy two-thirds of power from Virginia solar project

Arlington County is set to purchase the remaining proportion of electricity generated through a separate PPA

Record 9GW wind power added in the US in 2019

In addition, 44GW of wind power projects, representing more than $62bn in investment, are either under construction or in advanced development

Global corporates bought record 19.5GW of clean energy in 2019

More than 100 corporations in 23 different countries signed PPAs last year

Milwaukee Brewers and SC Johnson hit home run for plastic recycling

The companies say the move has created a new market for recycled plastic waste and a new recycling model for one of the biggest sources of waste generated at the team’s ballpark each year