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Together with energy efficiency, clean energy technologies such as solar and wind are central to the fight against climate change. They are available today, getting better and cheaper all the time, and help improve air quality whilst creating new jobs. Photo©UN/Eskinder Debebe

Alliant Energy will phase out coal use at six of its plants in Iowa, marking the 200th coal plant to shut down in the United States. Nearly 40 percent of the country’s 523 coal plants have been phased out in five years.

Find the Sierra Club’s press release.

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