World view

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While some countries are closing fossil-fuel power plants and shifting policy towards cleaner energy sources, others are upping the contribution of coal to their power sectors.

11.02.2019
Category: World view

While 2018 climate-change news was dominated by President Donald Trump’s announcement of the United States’ intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, it was also a year when the financial sector continued its...

22.01.2019
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2017 was a record year for renewable energy, but 2018 will be a record year for carbon emissions. Why? And what can be done to decarbonise a world with a raging appetite for energy?

07.11.2018
Category: World view

At a time when South Africa’s unemployment rate continues to rise, job creation is more important to the majority than the issue of climate change.

05.11.2018
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Keep pouring money into coal-fired plants and it won’t be just the fuel that’s getting burned. As much as $60 billion of coal power assets may be stranded in the next decade across Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines,...

29.10.2018
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Although coal faces stiff headwinds in the U.S., demand in Asia is very robust, growing 5% or more per year in some places. The fact is, hundreds of millions of people still do not have electricity in various parts of the world,...

25.10.2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Building work has restarted at hundreds of Chinese coal-fired power stations, according to an analysis of satellite imagery.

26.09.2018
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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
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