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Nearly 60% of US carbon pollution comes from power and transportation, and power is already decarbonizing fast.

20.01.2018
Category: World view

Opec’s influence, bringing back coal and responses to climate change.

21.12.2017
Category: World view

The election of the sixth Labour-led government heralds a new direction for climate change policy in New Zealand.

18.11.2017
Category: World view

Global average carbon dioxide concentrations rose by 0.8% during 2016, the largest annual increase ever observed.

22.10.2017
Category: World view

The Japanese government is moving ahead with its plans to build up to 45 new coal fired power stations. The power plants will utilise high energy, low emissions (HELE) technology that use high-quality black coal. Japan is...

16.02.2017
Category: World view

A breakthrough in the race to make useful products out of planet-heating CO2 emissions has been made in southern India. A plant at the industrial port of Tuticorin is capturing CO2 from its own coal-powered boiler and using it...

04.01.2017
Category: World view

A revolutionary technique to capture carbon emissions from coal-fired power stations has been shown to work on a commercially viable basis for the first time, the company behind it has claimed. If true, the breakthrough could...

12.10.2016
Category: World view

Slowing down construction of coal-fired power stations will be vital to hit globally agreed climate change goals, the World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, said as he outlined a five-point plan to flesh out last year’s Paris...

09.10.2016
Category: World view

Poland signed up to the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, ending doubts that the coal-dependent nation might defy other European Union members that have endorsed the shift away from fossil fuels.

06.10.2016
Category: World view

It won’t be easy to get rid of coal. Worried the nation might miss its 2020 target to drastically cut emissions of carbon dioxide, the German government proposed a steep levy last year on the most heavily polluting generators.

09.09.2016
Category: World view

The road to solar power is paved with good intentions – renewable, self-reliant, carbon neutral, off-the-grid, free from contractual relationships with power companies. But in New Zealand the rationale isn’t yet compelling –...

09.09.2016
Category: World view

There is no greater crime being perpetuated on future generations than that committed by those who deny climate change. The scientific consensus is so overwhelming that to argue against it is to perpetuate a dangerous fraud.

30.07.2016
Category: World view
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