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Developed Countries Reduce CO2 With Less Fossil Fuel, More Efficiency

Efforts to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and tackle climate change in developed economies are beginning to pay off, according to research led by the Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study suggests that policies supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency are helping to reduce emissions in 18 developed economies. The group of countries represents 28%

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Marine Restoration Pilot Projects Examine Cross-Border Challenges

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the European Commission launched MSPGlobal, a new global project on maritime spatial planning. The project aims to promote better maritime spatial planning with attention to avoiding conflicts and improving the governance of human activities at sea such as aquaculture, tourism, marine energy and exploitation of the seabed. The three-year MSPglobal project aims to develop

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Floating Wind Turbine Offshore France is Producing Electricity

The Floatgen floating wind turbine installed 22 km off the French Atlantic coast became fully operational last month. The turbine is the first operational unit of the floating foundation concept from Ideol and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics. A similar turbine is expected to be operational soon off the coast of Japan. Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group, along

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