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The US sharply increased the duty on Chinese solar panels
The US sharply increased the duty on Chinese solar panels

China immediately vowed to take retaliatory measures

Sales of electric vehicles may reach a new record in 2024
Sales of electric vehicles may reach a new record in 2024

More than every fifth car sold in the world will be electric

US government will allocate $7 billion to expand the program
US government will allocate $7 billion to expand the program

The Solar for All program offers free or low-cost rooftop solar panels

The US allocates $28 million for the development of iron and steel cleaning technologies
The US allocates $28 million for the development of iron and steel cleaning technologies

The funding will support some of the most advanced decarbonisation developments in the steel industry

The US limits the content of eternal chemicals in tap water
The US limits the content of eternal chemicals in tap water

The government allocated $1 billion to cover costs

Due to global warming, cherry blossoms begin to bloom earlier
Due to global warming, cherry blossoms begin to bloom earlier

The economic impact of cherry blossoms in Japan in 2023 was estimated at $4.1 billion

US has developed new environmental rules for the car market
US has developed new environmental rules for the car market

In 2023, electric vehicles will account for less than 8% of all new car sales in the US

The US will spend $750 million on green hydrogen production
The US will spend $750 million on green hydrogen production

This will help achieve the goal of reducing the cost of green hydrogen production to $1 per kilogram

US to spend $425 million to decarbonize coal communities
US to spend $425 million to decarbonize coal communities

Germany to allocate €21 billion in subsidies in 2024 for program to reduce emissions of industries that are difficult to decarbonize

Investments in the latest climate technologies increased tenfold in 2023 in the US
Investments in the latest climate technologies increased tenfold in 2023 in the US

Clean technologies account for 5% of US private investment

US to test hydrogen technology to reduce steel emissions by 90%
US to test hydrogen technology to reduce steel emissions by 90%

Funding was allocated as part of a large-scale program for decarbonization of industry for $171 million

The US will spend $254 million to decarbonize industry
The US will spend $254 million to decarbonize industry

$37 million will be spent on decarbonization of iron and steel production