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Positive Climate & Biodiversity News - Week #26

Happy Monday! Here is your weekly dose of positive Climate and Biodiversity news to help motivate you and get your week off to a great start.

It's time to balance out all the “doom and gloom” news we often hear and add some positivity to our lives. 🙌

Positive Climate & Biodiversity News Week 23

EU fossil fuel burning for electricity fell to lowest on record in 2023, data shows

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"The European Union is stoking its power plants with fewer lumps of coal and barrels of oil and gas than it has ever recorded, data shows."

Read the full article in The Guardian.

US launches $1bn tree-planting scheme to mitigate effects of climate crisis

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"Hundreds of communities around the US will share more than $1bn in federal money to help them plant and maintain trees under a federal program that is intended to reduce extreme heat, benefit health and improve access to nature."

Read the full article in The Guardian.

Hertfordshire: Water voles thrive along River Ver after reintroduction


"A UK mammal facing extinction is thriving two years after being reintroduced to a Hertfordshire river."

Read the full article on BBC News.


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"The Swiss government launched its new climate strategy for agriculture, which aims to make the food system more sustainable and strengthen food security by 2050. It concerns the entire chain, from farmers to consumers, via the processing sectors."

Read the full article on

World record: Wind turbine generates enough energy in a day to power 170,000 homes

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"The world’s largest wind turbine has smashed the record for the most power produced by a single turbine in a day. This is enough to power roughly 170,000 homes, or 38 million LEDs, or 2.2 million kilometres driven in an electric car."

Read the full article on Euronews.

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