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11 08 2020 | 06:53

Amazon fires rage in early August as fears of mass blazes mount.

HUMAITA, Brazil (Reuters) - Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, government data on Friday showed, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing concerns about the…

11 08 2020 | 06:42

Floating wind farms – the power source of the future.

Giant turbines operating from anchored rafts can harness strong offshore winds. Offshore wind farm potential is enormous. They are no longer limited to shallow water but can operate from anchored…

10 08 2020 | 08:12

Extreme droughts in central Europe likely to increase sevenfold.

Researchers say moderate reductions in CO2 emissions could halve their likelihood. Extreme droughts are likely to become much more frequent across centralEurope, and if global greenhouse gas…

10 08 2020 | 08:09

China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy.

Report finds the offshore industry could create 900,000 jobs globally over next decade. The world’s offshore windfarm capacity could grow eightfold by the end of the decade powered by a clean energy…

10 08 2020 | 08:06

Mothballing of Petra Nova carbon capture project shows likely fate of other coal-fired CCS initiatives.

Red flags for investors - risks for Enchant Energy’s initiative in New Mexico and Project Tundra in North Dakota. August 3, 2020 (IEEFA) — A research brief published today by the Institute for…

10 08 2020 | 07:59

Europe Weighs Higher Targets For Renewable Energy in Green Deal.

Europe may lock-in raised targets for renewables and energy efficiency as part of its Green Deal strategy to zero-out greenhouse gases by the middle of the century. The European Union’s executive on…

10 08 2020 | 07:49

China promotes grid price parity for renewable energy.

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- China will strengthen the construction of projects that facilitate wind and photovoltaic power to connect to the grid with price parity, China's National Energy…

10 08 2020 | 07:41

Greece awards contracts for 472MW of new wind power, including a new record-low bid.

Wind power prices continued to fall as Greece in its latest onshore auction awarded contracts for more than 472MW of projects with combined average levelised cost of energy of €55.67/MWh ($65.37/MWh…

10 08 2020 | 07:35

As the buying and selling of solar energy becomes reality, Singapore could gain further ground on solar target.

SINGAPORE: Imagine generating renewable energy via solar panels on your rooftop and being able to sell this energy to others. All this could soon be a reality and a step forward for Singapore as it…

10 08 2020 | 07:35

2020 Hurricane Season Expected to Be Most Active Since 1980s

The 2020 hurricane season is now expected to be the most active since at least the early 1980s, meteorologists at Colorado State University, a standard bearer for seasonal hurricane predictions,…

10 08 2020 | 07:31

Democratic Bill Banning Toxic Pesticides Applauded as 'Much-Needed' Step to Protect Kids and Planet.

Democrats in the House and Senate on Tuesday introduced sweeping legislation that would ban some of the most toxic pesticides currently in use in the U.S.

10 08 2020 | 07:29

WindEconomics: Renewables could assist economic post-pandemic recovery.

In June it was a little uncertain how the wind industry would be affected by the global pandemic, as its competitive position had been eroded by falling gas and oil prices. More recently, however,…

10 08 2020 | 07:28

Total rooftop solar installations in Australia topped 2.5 million mark in July—Sunwiz.

Australia’s rooftop solar market has defied the disruption caused by Covid-19, setting new installation records in the month of July, and pushing Australia past 2.5 million total rooftop solar…

10 08 2020 | 07:24

How Australia Plans to Recycle its Way to Recovery After COVID-19.

The Australian government has announced a A$190 million (US$130 million)investment in the nation's first Recycling Modernization Fund, with the aim of transforming the country's waste and recycling…

10 08 2020 | 07:22

Report: Existing solutions could prevent catastrophic climate change.

The nonprofit Project Drawdown analyzed the potential impact of a range of technologies and practices. It’s possible to avoid catastrophic climate change by ramping up solutions that already exist…

10 08 2020 | 07:20

Digitalisation and Africa's renewable energy sector post-Covid.

Rapid progression in increasingly more affordable storage technologies has enabled renewable energy units to become progressively more reliable. On account of their decentralised nature, renewable…

10 08 2020 | 07:04

Deadly diseases from wildlife thrive when nature is destroyed, study finds.

Rats and bats that host pandemic pathogens like Covid-19 increase in damaged ecosystems, analysis shows. The human destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of rats, bats and other…

10 08 2020 | 07:01

Nautical not nice: how fibreglass boats have become a global pollution problem.

Fibreglass fuelled a boating boom. But now dumped and ageing craft are breaking up, releasing toxins and microplastics across the world. Where do old boats go to die? The cynical answer is they are…

10 08 2020 | 07:00

GREENPEACE AFRICA: Activism is a risky business

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10 08 2020 | 06:57

Toxic Chemicals From Fossil Fuels Are Poisoning East Coast Dolphins and Whales, Study Finds.

A new study gives a first look at the presence and potential effects of plastics and new forms of synthetic chemicals in stranded dolphins and whales along the coast of the southeastern U.S.