World view

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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

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

19.09.2018
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Oil and gas firms’ assets at risk from massive growth in wind and solar, says Carbon Tracker.

19.09.2018
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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
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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
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Politicians quit all the time, but few do it with the impact and dramatic flair of French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot.

05.09.2018
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A push to reduce the development of coal mines along with increasing pressure from investors to divest from fossil fuels is creating a split in the mining industry between companies exiting the sector and those vowing to remain.

03.09.2018
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The tipping point's been reached: renewable energy is now a cheaper source of power for Australia's future electricity needs than coal.

03.09.2018
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New Australian PM Scott Morrison has wasted no time in signalling what direction his “new generation” Coalition government will be taking on renewable energy and climate change. And other political parties and observers have...

31.08.2018
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In 2016, the Trump Administration imperiled the hard-won Paris Agreement. Swiftly, China and the EU reaffirmed their commitment to fighting climate change, with or without the US.

31.07.2018
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Former US vice president says Berlin could come back on top if it adopts more progressive policies, especially in transport.

09.07.2018
Category: World view
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