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Why Portugal is the Green country of the month July.

July was on the track to be the hottest month on earth as deadly heat waves and wildfires across southern Europe have made painfully clear how little time remains to avert climate disaster. Portugal's efforts were however recognized as it has brought forward some crucial decarbonization targets as follows; 1)It has raised its renewable goals.The country is powering ahead on certain energy fronts for instance,solar and wind produced over 50% of the country's electricity for the first time earlier this year. 2)The country is helping citizens to decarbonise.One of the easiest ways it has considered to help people cut their carbon emissions is reducing the cost of public transport.Portugal will soon launch a new National Rail Pass enabling people to take as many regional train journeys as they like for just €49 a month. https://www.euronews.com/green/2023/07/31/solar-49-train-tickets-and-home-energy-efficiency-why-portugal-is-our-green-country-of-the

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  • Johannes Luiga

    34 w

    Very encouraging

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    • Videlis Eddie

      44 w

      Keep doing it....kudos to Portugal

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      • Kevin

        45 w

        This is very commendable.Keep up the good work

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        • Ajema Lydiah

          45 w

          amazing,keep up

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          • Jane Wangui

            45 w

            We hope that portugal can continue with the same momentum.

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            • Patrik Lobergh

              45 w

              Great initiatives and progress!

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              • Munene Mugambi

                45 w

                This is good by Portugal. More to follow?

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                • rosebellendiritu

                  45 w

                  It's good to set renewable energy goals and achieve them...it's commendable.

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                  • winnie nguru

                    45 w

                    Good job Portugal

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                    • Annett Michuki..

                      45 w

                      impressive, more countries should follow the path

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                      • Princess

                        45 w

                        This is very impressive , for raising its renewable energy goals.👏👏

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