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Saturday 27th June
RSPB Portmore Lough 1 Georges Island Road Aghalee BT67 0DW
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Management of Extreme Events in Lakes and Catchments

Tuesday 30th June
Muirhevna Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Ireland
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World coal use at record low 25 November 2019

Coal: The fuel that powered the industrial revolution may be in decline at last (via BBC)


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By Justin Rowlatt

This year looks set to see the largest fall in electricity production from coal on record, according to a new report.

The reduction is estimated to be more than the power generated from coal in Germany, Spain and the UK combined.

It is projected to drop by 3% – which is a fall of 300 terawatt hours.

The report by three energy experts – published in the online journal Carbon Brief – draws on energy sector data from around the world for the first seven to 10 months of the year.

Read more via BBC