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23 06 2022 | 18:48

COP27: facing the climate emergency, decision-makers meet on 7 November

Egypt will host the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) from 7 to 18 November 2022. Several developing countries, like the host country, intend to seize the opportunity to advance a…

14 06 2022 | 08:50

ENCLUDE ACADEMY FOR ENERGY CITIZEN LEADERSHIP

The ENCLUDE Academy for Energy Citizen Leadership is an online program for leadership development and civic engagement for decarbonization. Participants will hone their individual leadership and…

07 06 2022 | 22:18

Op-ed: Putting coal into an African perspective

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa’s nuclear output. At present, Africa’s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity…

02 06 2022 | 10:48

What ‘greenwashing’ is (and how to spot it)

What ‘greenwashing’ is (and how to spot it) Greenwashing isn’t about getting your dishes clean using the least amount of water. Nor is it an innovative way to clean vegetables. No, it’s much more…

21 05 2022 | 07:38

'By 2026 it'll be too late' | Global green energy boom plus deep decarbonisation to reach Paris: ETC

The international gear-up to a renewables-driven global energy system will need to be supercharged by the removal of vast volumes of CO2 alongside “deep decarbonisation” for the planet to stand a…

18 05 2022 | 18:27

The limits of forest carbon sequestration

Although nations are grappling with reducing carbon emissions to minimize climate change risks, they actually need to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere if the goal is to keep warming to less…

13 05 2022 | 12:11

Vacuuming carbon from the air could help stop climate change. Not everyone agrees

Some of the biggest companies in the world, including Facebook and Google, are planning to spend almost $1 billion on a new climate change strategy. It's not renewable energy or planting trees. It's…

28 11 2021 | 08:38

Our photos and emails are silently releasing tonnes of carbon, new report says

aking so many unwanted photos and automatically backing them up is filling up data servers and contributing 355,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, the IET says The amount of storage necessary…

28 11 2021 | 07:13

We can’t let markets decide the future of removing carbon from the atmosphere

Net zero emission pledges by countries and companies are everywhere at the moment. Most of these pledges rely on massive amounts of carbon removal, yet details on how this will transpire remain…

24 11 2021 | 15:40

Nasa images show how Delhi is being buried in ‘a river of smoke’ that can be seen from space

Schools and colleges shut indefinitely after India’s top court terms poor air quality levels an ‘emergency’ Recent satellite images released by Nasa show Delhi and the surrounding regions resembling…

19 11 2021 | 12:33

Poland: PZU’s stance on coal makes no sense either for Paris Agreement or for its shareholders

From environmental and business perspectives, PZU still insuring coal is at odds with its share price - and its peers Poland’s largest insurer, PZU, stands out among European insurers — for the…

18 11 2021 | 14:11

South African government sued over plan to build new coal plants

South Africa’s energy regulator and energy minister have been sued by environmental activists over national plans to allow the construction of new coal-fired power plants.  “New coal-fired power…

17 11 2021 | 18:55

Low-carbon aviation fuels are on the horizon. But for now, activists say we need to stay grounded

Fuel made from waste and synthetic ‘e-fuels’ could reduce emissions significantly but scaling up quickly will be an immense challenge Apowder blue airplane flew from London to Glasgow in September…

17 11 2021 | 18:50

World’s militaries avoiding scrutiny over emissions, scientists say

Countries do not have to include armed forces’ emissions in their targets despite estimates sector creates 6% of greenhouse gases Armed forces are among the biggest polluters on the planet but are…

14 11 2021 | 09:26

Blue carbon: the hidden CO2 sink that pioneers say could save the planet

With the ocean seen as the key to keeping global heating to 1.5C, attention has turned to the vital but overlooked “big three” marine ecosystems – seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes Off the…

14 11 2021 | 09:08

Can Moomba live up to the hype? Santos’ $220m carbon capture and storage project

The first project registered for the government’s CCS carbon credits program is also claimed to be one of the world’s biggest About 800km north of Adelaide in the middle of the South Australia…

14 11 2021 | 09:02

Ammonia from farms behind 60% of UK particulate air pollution – study

Problem is causing £8bn a year in health damage but can be tackled cost-effectively, say scientists Sixty per cent of the tiny particles polluting the air in the UK are from ammonia leaking from…

12 11 2021 | 16:07

With launch of 'Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance', countries and regions forge first diplomatic initiative to phase out fossil fuel extraction

Civil society applauds the creation of BOGA and asks countries: Where is your plan to stop producing the fossil fuels that are driving the climate crisis?

08 11 2021 | 14:19

More than 40 countries agree to phase out coal-fired power

Critics say pledge to end use of dirtiest fuel source in 2030s and 40s does not go far enough More than 40 countries have agreed to phase out their use of coal-fired power, the dirtiest fuel source…

08 11 2021 | 13:57

CLIMATE RELIEF: Deep Emission Cuts Now Would Stop Further Warming in Years , Not Decades.

On October 31, world leaders will descend on Glasgow, Scotland, for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 26, in a last-ditch effort to defuse the climate emergency by limiting global…