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The 16th annual International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial is taking place in New Delhi this week, and Indian premier Narendra Modi pulled no punches when it came to advocating India’s energy interests in his opening address to...

13.04.2018
Category: World view

The Finnish government has committed in its national climate and energy strategy to drafting a bill by the end of the electoral term that specifies a transition period for abandoning the use of coal in energy production by 2030....

13.04.2018
Category: World view

The Canberra community knows that the future is clean, green and renewable. With an ambitious 100 per cent renewable electricity target and some of the lowest electricity prices in the country, we are realising this vision right...

10.04.2018
Category: World view

The economic growth and the vast population make the country’s energy policy critical.

10.04.2018
Category: World view

Once globally vilified for extensive air pollution due to heavy coal usage, China now talks a big game about its environmental efforts after the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate pact. But, beyond its borders, the country...

07.04.2018
Category: World view

The world's reliance on energy sources like oil and coal, some of the main culprits behind pollution, is dwindling, according to the World Bank.

03.04.2018
Category: World view

The UK cut its emissions from electricity production by 25 percent in 2016, using a strategy many countries could adopt to quickly lower carbon emissions.

03.04.2018
Category: World view

After three flat years that had hinted at a possible environmental breakthrough, carbon dioxide emissions from the use of energy rose again by 1.4 percent in 2017, according to new data released by the International Energy Agency.

23.03.2018
Category: World view

The Minerals Council of Australia has released a new energy and climate change policy that refers to coal just once, and calls for “reliable and affordable energy at least cost” while Australia follows a pathway to meet its...

22.03.2018
Category: World view

Rod Oram writes in this week's column about the Productivity Commission's looming draft report on how to move to a low emissions economy, particularly now it has more ambitious terms of reference under the new Government.

22.03.2018
Category: World view

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly. On this...

22.03.2018
Category: World view

U.S. President Donald Trump has bashed international efforts to combat climate change and questioned the scientific consensus that global warming is dangerous and driven by human consumption of fossil fuels. But there is a...

21.03.2018
Category: World view
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