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Under its new strategy, the country is ensuring that the over 1,000 miners who stand to be affected will be able to transition into new jobs in renewables and environmental restoration.

23.10.2018
Category: World view

Japan may be feeling the effects of global warming more than ever with the series of natural disasters that hit the archipelago this summer, but this resource-poor country is sticking with coal-fired energy production that emits...

12.10.2018
Category: World view

Prime minister says nation will not be held to report's conclusion emissions must be cut by nearly half within 12 years.

12.10.2018
Category: World view

In a region with immense natural potential for renewable energy, coal is still king. How can Southeast Asia hasten the transition to clean energy?

03.10.2018
Category: World view

Building work has restarted at hundreds of Chinese coal-fired power stations, according to an analysis of satellite imagery.

26.09.2018
Category: World view

South Africa’s Life After Coal campaign is calling for a closer look at coal’s impact on water. But just what are the true costs of the coal industry?

19.09.2018
Category: World view

At least one newspaper headline this year declared that renewable energy in India is now cheaper than coal and that coal is surely on its way out...Renewable energy will be increasingly important in India, but cannot entirely...

19.09.2018
Category: World view

The EPA is granting more power to states, but most already have committed to quitting fossil fuels.

19.09.2018
Category: World view

Oil and gas firms’ assets at risk from massive growth in wind and solar, says Carbon Tracker.

19.09.2018
Category: World view

When the international climate talks in Copenhagen collapsed in 2009, many placed the blame on China. At the time, China was not yet the planet’s largest carbon emitter, but it was responsible for more than 40% of global coal...

11.09.2018
Category: World view

Making the transition to a low carbon economy has the potential to unlock $US26 trillion ($36 trillion) in benefits by 2030, while failure to act on climate change will trigger huge costs including a surge in refugees, a report...

07.09.2018
Category: World view

Politicians quit all the time, but few do it with the impact and dramatic flair of French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot.

05.09.2018
Category: World view
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