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Britain green record

Britain records greenest day ever over easter

On Easter Monday, the UK’s electricity came from nearly 80% renewable energy.

This is the highest on record so far. It is important because the UK has pledged that all our energy will be produced this way by 2030.

The weather was windy and sunny and so 60% came from wind energy and solar energy and 20% came from nuclear power.

When electricity is made this way, it reduces the amount of pollution from burning carbon heavy fuels such as coal and oil. This keeps our planet healthier and safer for us all to live on.

This record should be broken more and more often as we use more lower polluting electricity in the future.

Talking point: What other ways are there to reduce air pollution?

Read more at the BBC

Goal 1 - No Poverty Goal 2 - Zero Hunger Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being Goal 4 - Quality Education Goal 5 - Gender Equality Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy Goal 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production Goal 13 - Climate Action Goal 14 - Life Below Water Goal 15 - Life on Land Goal 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Goal 17 - Partnerships

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