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31 10 2021 | 20:32

Super cool building materials prove powerful arsenal against climate change

New building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy can reduce peak temperatures in our cities by up to four degrees.  New building materials that reduce urban temperatures, and…

31 10 2021 | 20:12

Climate change: How technology is helping cities tackle climate disasters

The threats to our cities seem endless - from flash flooding to pollution, overcrowding to the risk of pandemics. To help avert crises, many cities have invested in technology - the theory being…

31 10 2021 | 20:09

Climate change: Greenhouse gas build-up reached new high in 2020

The build-up of warming gases in the atmosphere rose to record levels in 2020 despite the pandemic, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The amounts of CO2, methane and nitrous oxide…

31 10 2021 | 20:04

Burundi completes construction of nation’s first large-scale solar farm

Burundi-based renewable energy company Gigawatt Global Coöperatief U.A. has announced the completion of the country’s first large-scale PV plant – a 7.5 MW installation under development since 2015…

31 10 2021 | 20:01

Banks have financed almost $4 trillion for fossil projects since 2015

As executives from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank AG and other lenders prepare for the most important UN climate summit in six years, their companies continue to help provide…

31 10 2021 | 19:56

All hail the net zero strategy: a year late and lacking in both ambition and funding

The UK rushed out its climate plan just days before Cop26 – and it shows. The planet can’t afford further bluster and delay In politics, timing is everything. Last week the government set out its…

30 10 2021 | 10:23

Innovators in Indonesia are advancing renewable energy

The Indonesian government promises to almost triple the share of renewables in its energy mix in the next three years. That would reverse an investment climate in which fossil fuels saw 3 times more…

30 10 2021 | 10:19

Can Lego help save Singapore's coral reefs?

Singapore is home to a third of the world's coral reefs - a staggering amount for a tiny country. Coral reefs protect the world's coastlines, are home to thousands of fishes and are a vital part of…

30 10 2021 | 09:52

Climate crisis education should be embedded in system, say unions

Government urged to carry out comprehensive review of curriculum and decarbonise school estate by 2030 Climate crisis education should become fully embedded in the system, unions have urged. A…

30 10 2021 | 09:44

China, India and Brazil must set out their plans to cut emissions

An insider says keeping temperatures within 1.5C above pre-industrial levels rests with big developing countries in G20

30 10 2021 | 09:34

Singapore to launch standards for renewable energy certificates

SINGAPORE: Singapore plans to launch standardised guidelines for renewable energy certificates, part of efforts to decarbonise its power sector and develop a regional grid, said Dr Tan See Leng,…

30 10 2021 | 09:31

Singapore’s Approach to Alternative Energy

As a small, resource-constrained country, Singapore imports almost all its energy needs, and has limited renewable energy options: Commercial wind turbines operate at wind speeds of around above 4.…

30 10 2021 | 09:30

A 7m wall has gone up on a Sydney beach: are we destroying public space to save private property?

Beachfront residents back the Collaroy wall but other locals worry the beach will disappear for longer periods as climate change increasingly drives coastal erosion. “We really didn’t want to build…

30 10 2021 | 09:05

Saudi Arabia sets target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060

One of world’s biggest oil exporters more than doubles its annual target to reduce carbon emissions. One of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, has announced it aims to reach net zero…

28 10 2021 | 08:24

Poorest countries to gain from new climate funding plan to break Cop26 impasse

Climate finance plan needed to gain backing of developing nations for any deal at Glasgow talks The world’s poorest countries are set to benefit from a new climate funding plan to help them cope…

28 10 2021 | 08:18

Young Australians lodge human rights complaints with UN over alleged government inaction on climate

Five young people argue 2030 emissions target fails to uphold the rights of young Australians Five young Australians, including members of First Nations and disability communities, have lodged three…

28 10 2021 | 08:17

US plastics to outstrip coal’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, study finds

American plastics industry, described by experts as ‘the new coal’, releasing at least 232m tons of gas annually The plastics industry in the United States is on track to release more greenhouse gas…

28 10 2021 | 08:14

There is plenty of coal and gas in the world but a volatile market is nobody’s friend

Gas will be winding its way out of the energy system Gas prices are continuing to surge around the world. The cost of gas is at unprecedented levels and global markets are buckling under the strain…

28 10 2021 | 08:10

How global heating’s children view the world, 12 years on

In the run-up to the global summit in Glasgow, we revisit families with children – now teenagers – born at the time of the 2009 climate conference. They are entering their teenage years and aspire…

28 10 2021 | 08:07

Indonesia plans 4.7 GW of new solar, greener mix by 2030

Indonesia is aiming to add 4.7 GW of solar capacity by 2030 under its new Electricity Procurement Plan (RUPTL) which will boost the contribution of renewables to the mix. The “greener” RUPTL for the…