Tag Archive: renewable energy

Current Events: Week Four

For the next two weeks we’re going to be talking about renewable energy in the European Union.  To get started, have a look at this map from Eurostat.  It represents the renewable energy that European Union countries produce as a percentage of their total energy consumption in 2010.

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Do any of these results surprise you?

It seems like the trends from 2010 have continued.  Check out this British article from The Independent: Britain one of the lowest producers_of renewable energy in the E

As you read the article think about these questions:

According to the article, what has changed since 2010?

Does any information from the article surprise you?