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Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s focus on revitalizing the country’s coal industry, much of the world remains committed to the transformations laid out at the Paris climate conference in 2016. (CHRISTOPHER ALUKA BERRY/REUTERS)
Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s focus on revitalizing the country’s coal industry, much of the world remains committed to the transformations laid out at the Paris climate conference in 2016. (CHRISTOPHER ALUKA BERRY/REUTERS)

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The global market for renewable power remains strong, even in the United States where President Donald Trump is looking to revive the fortunes of coal-fired generation, the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance said Wednesday.

Around the world, two-thirds of investment in electricity generation was renewable power, and only a third in coal- and gas-fired generation last year, Michael Liebreich told the Globe Finance clean-technology conference in Toronto.

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