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13 05 2022 | 12:32

‘Deep Entanglements’ Connect Canada’s Biggest Pension Funds with 76 Fossil Companies, New Analysis Concludes

The “deep entanglement” between Canada’s 10 biggest pension funds and a roster of 76 fossil fuel companies raises serious questions about whether fund managers and trustees are looking out for the…

13 05 2022 | 11:48

How the master plan and revised policy will revamp Nigeria’s energy sector

The 2022 Revised National Energy Policy (RNEP) and the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP) are expected to positively impact Nigeria’s energy sector states Minister of Science, Technology and…

13 05 2022 | 10:58

John Kerry warns a long Ukraine war would threaten climate efforts

The longer the war in Ukraine carries on, the worse the consequences will be for the climate, the US presidential envoy John Kerry has warned. Many countries are struggling with an energy crisis…

13 05 2022 | 10:39

Do not use Ukraine war to defer climate goals, warns Mark Carney

The UN climate envoy Mark Carney has warned against deferring emissions reduction targets in reaction to the energy crisis linked to the war in Ukraine, saying it will only require more “radical”…

13 05 2022 | 10:27

Net zero by 2050 will hit a major timing problem technology can’t solve. We need to talk about cutting consumption

Many climate activists, scientists, engineers and politicians are trying to reassure us the climate crisis can be solved rapidly without any changes to lifestyle, society or the economy.

10 05 2022 | 08:45

The Catch-22 of the US military’s climate plans

In response to the devastating wildfires which engulfed California in summer 2020, the United States Air Force sprung into action. Four massive military C-130 Hercules aircraft were deployed to dump…

10 05 2022 | 08:39

The UK government cannot invest into North Sea oil while claiming global climate leadership

On 28 February, four days after Putin launched the fossil-fuel funded invasion of Ukraine, the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres delivered a blistering barrage against world leaders for their…

10 05 2022 | 08:37

‘It’s critical the message makes it to the mainstream’: Nasa climate scientist speaks on his tearful protest

Peter Kalmus was among a group of scientists who chained themselves to a JPMorgan Chase building in Los Angeles in protest of the bank’s financing of fossil fuels. Tap to watch the video 

10 05 2022 | 07:14

Climate and heritage experts call on British Museum to end BP sponsorship

A group of climate scientists, archaeologists and those familiar with the museum industry have written to the British Museum’s board of trustees to urge them to sever a sponsorship deal with BP,…

28 04 2022 | 12:53

IEEFA: Private sector driving renewable energy wave in India

Private power producers burdened with non-performing thermal assets are changing tack Climate change – witnessed increasingly in extreme weather events – is now the biggest risk threatening energy…

21 04 2022 | 08:12

War in Ukraine poses environmental risk now and in the future, advocates say

As Russian forces bombard communities across Ukraine, the nation’s once-vibrant ecosystems are becoming scorched and scarred, rewinding decades of conservation work, according to Ukrainian climate…

21 04 2022 | 08:08

Energy transitions can help move America toward renewable energy goals

VALMY, Nev. — Jan Morrison can see a lot of potential in the Valmy Coal Plant in Humboldt County, Nevada. "It's going to be vibrant and it's going to be a vital part of our energy grid. It'll remain…

21 04 2022 | 07:59

New York green lights massive renewable energy projects to cut fossil fuel reliance

New York state has made a big step in cutting off its reliance on fossil fuels, announcing contracts for projects that will channel clean, renewable solar, wind and hydroelectric power from upstate…

21 04 2022 | 07:41

Renewable energy, not imported LNG

On March 21, 2022, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared 100 percent electricity coverage of the country. As one of the fast-growing economies in the world, Bangladesh needs a reliable…

18 04 2022 | 16:37

Cop26 message and legacy `still hold´, says climate change chief

The legacy of last year’s Cop26 “still holds”, the chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change has said. Chris Stark was talking on Tuesday as the group paid a visit to Dundee’s Michelin…

18 04 2022 | 16:08

Renewables key to 'independence'

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shaken many long-held Western assumptions about the foundations of peace in Europe. Among other things, it has renewed policymakers' focus on energy dependence as a…

30 11 2021 | 09:38

Fossils may have used federal Pandemic funds to boost production, increase emissions

Canada’s environment commissioner says a federal pandemic aid program for the oil and gas sector that was supposed to retain jobs and cut greenhouse gas emissions is not set up to do either of those…

28 11 2021 | 08:07

Boston Mayor Wu Divests City Funds From Fossil Fuels

"This is a wonderful, wonderful place to start," said environmentalist Bill McKibben. In her first major policy action, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu signed an ordinance on Monday to divest public funds…

28 11 2021 | 07:41

The Real Winner In The War Between Fossil Fuels And Renewables

While the impact of fossil fuels on the environment is commonly understood, casual observers may not be aware of the environmental footprint of renewable energy  due to its heavy reliance on metals…

28 11 2021 | 07:06

Op - The moral case for destroying fossil fuel infrastructure

If someone has planted a time bomb in your home, you are entitled to dismantle it. The same applies to our planet The climate struggle has entered a new phase. It is marked by a search for different…