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Number of cities mostly powered by renewable energy has more than doubled since 2015

by Futures Centre, Mar 1
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The number of cities reporting to be at least 70% powered by clean energy has risen from 42 in 2015 to 101 in 2017. Data collected by the non-profit environmental impact researcher CDP found that 43 cities worldwide are entirely powered by clean energy, 30 of which are in Latin America. Much of this drive for city-level climate action in the past year was spurred by the creation of a global covenant of over 7,400 mayors, after President Trump’s decision to withdraw form the Paris accord.


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