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The World Bank is poised to support a new coal plant that would modernise Kosovo’s creaking energy infrastructure, but also lock the young nation into a future powered by a regressive fossil fuel.

29.07.2016
Category: World view

By just about any measure, the movement to battle climate change has grown so large that the truths of Al Gore’s decade-old movie now seem more mainstream than inconvenient. …But the movement that started with a straightforward...

28.07.2016
Category: World view

Experts have offered stark warnings that proposed power plants in India, China, Vietnam and Indonesia would blow Paris climate deal if they move ahead.

27.07.2016
Category: World view

The delay to the construction of the controversial Hinkley Point nuclear plant raises a question: what else can provide baseload power without polluting?

26.07.2016
Category: World view

Is the global effort to combat climate change, painstakingly agreed to in Paris seven months ago, already going off the rails? …The United States, and indeed the world, would do well to reconsider the promise and the limitations...

26.07.2016
Category: World view

Technology holds the promise of enabling coal power plants, which produce much of the world’s electricity, to run more cleanly, emitting far less of the pollution that causes climate change. But these projects have been difficult...

26.07.2016
Category: World view

Remember the Arab Spring and the heady promise of freedom and peace in the Middle East? Many normally sensible observers were carried away by the excitement of the internet-led revolution in Tahrir Square and across the region....

23.06.2016
Category: World view
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