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COP26

Key takeaways from COP26

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Earlier this month, leaders from nations across the world gathered in Glasgow, Scotland to discuss a critical subject: climate change. While COP26 was originally scheduled for last fall, due to COVID-19, it was pushed out to this year. But, there were still some notable figures missing from the summit: President Xi Jinping of China, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, and President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil all decided to skip the trek to Scotland this year. Although some have deemed the conference a success, others have noted that while it contained many promises, it lacked plans for concrete actions. So, what were some of these key initiatives discussed at COP26? 

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Solar Energy News: Solar-Powered Boat Ventures Across the Atlantic, U.S. India Partnership Will Launch 1 Million More Homes, BP Executive Calls Solar World’s Leading Energy Source

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Solar Voyager boat

Now that summer is officially here with radiant sunlight in full array, solar homeowners across the U.S. are watching their electricity bills disappear. The first autonomous solar boat’s journey across the Atlantic, a major clean energy finance agreement between the U.S. and India and an unlikely solar testimonial from BP leadership are the top headlines from this week’s Solar Energy News report.

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