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21/5/2015
A new report calls for investment in clean energy to be tripled to $1.2 trillion annually through 2030 to give more than one billion people worldwide access to electricity and help prevent global warming. Adnan Amin, director-general of ...   
20/5/2015
In late April, earlier than expected monsoon-type rain caused the deaths of at least 37 people in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. A similar bout of unseasonably heavy rains ruined a large part of the wheat crop in India’s Punjab, ...   
18/5/2015
France wants the private sector to play a “major role” in efforts to reach a global climate pact in Paris this December. With just over six months to go until diplomats thrash out a deal, the French capital this week hosts the Business ...   
18/5/2015
Energy giant E.ON has partnered with the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) over the construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm – expected to power 300,000 homes. The Green Investment Bank has acquired a £236 million stake in the new ...   
15/5/2015
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world’s largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in ...   
14/5/2015
Last week saw Christiana Figueres, the head of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Australia to promote the importance of international climate policy this year across multiple sectors. In keeping with her busy ...   
13/5/2015
German development bank KFW could lend India $1.1 billion for rooftop solar projects, on top of another loan it has extended to help the Asian country fund its ambitious green energy plans, India's top renewable energy bureaucrat told ...   
3/5/2015
This year's Paris climate summit will leave the world on course for dangerous climate change unless nations offer much deeper carbon emissions cuts than already pledged or signalled, according to researchers including the UK's Lord Nicholas ...   
29/4/2015
U.S. coal and oil companies have enough on their minds trying to cut costs, protect cash flows and placate investors who keep glancing at the exits. That leaves very little time to contemplate the giant in the east: China, whose energy ...   
17/4/2015
It started as just another farm chore for Elvira Flores, a teenage shepherd in the northern Andean highlands. On Sept. 8, 2013, Flores drove her flock across a dirt road that crosses her family`s rocky green fields and down to a ...   
14/4/2015
Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, has called for fossil fuel subsidies to be scrapped immediately and for a price to be put on carbon. Speaking to the Guardian, Kim said, “You can have growth that will protect the plant and ...   
7/4/2015
Are we tipping the right way? One of the great environmental stories is of how catastrophe can creep up and be noticed only when it is too late to act. Examples range from the sudden, inexplicable collapse of bee colonies, to ice cores revealing ...   
6/4/2015
Environmental activist Jintana Kaewkao confronts a member of the Forestry Department in Bangkok, Thailand, about the suspicious way forest land near her village was acquired by the owners of a steel plant. Jintana Kaewkao, a 53-year-old ...   
16/3/2015
The UN organisation in charge of global climate change negotiations is backing the fast-growing campaign persuading investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets. It said it was lending its “moral authority” to the divestment campaign because it ...   
15/3/2015
The UN organisation in charge of global climate change negotiations is backing the fast-growing campaign persuading investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets. It said it was lending its “moral authority” to the divestment campaign because it ...   
13/3/2015
If there's one thing most governments and even political parties appear to agree on it's a desire for more infrastructure, i.e. more roads, dams, bridges, power plants, airports and seaports, sewers, pipelines, and telecommunication systems. At ...   
11/3/2015
21 months and counting What is development? To many conventional economists it has been China, though not without irony. Its export-led development model and advantage in all economic sectors created its superpower status, and left it ...   
9/3/2015
In the third piece in the Guardian’s major series on climate change, Bill McKibben describes how relentless climate movements have shifted the advantage towards fossil fuel resistance for the first time in 25 years. But he argues triumph is not ...   
2/3/2015
China's love affair with coal has come to an abrupt end, with figures released last week showing that consumption fell in 2014 for the first time in 14 years. A combination of slowing industrial growth and a drive by the government in ...   
27/2/2015
The Bank of England has acknowledged that climate change could have an impact on the financial markets in a research agenda. The paper also notes that the move to a low-carbon economy could leave fossil fuel assets ‘stranded’. The ...   
14/2/2015
Today’s announcement from the United Kingdom that the British Prime Minister -- with agreement from other major parties -- has agreed to phase out all ‘unabated coal fired generation’ is further evidence that developed countries are increasingly ...   
14/2/2015
Since the 1970s, the renewable energy sector has usually trembled each time oil goes through the "bust" phase of the commodity cycle. When crude was dear, users became interested in wind, solar and hydro. But when oil became ...   
12/2/2015
Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh.Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to ...   
10/2/2015
Nothing is more important to farmers like me than the weather. It affects the growth and quality of our crops and livestock, and has a major impact on global food supply. The world's weather is being messed up by global warming, mainly ...   
7/2/2015
THIS Changes Everything is an accessible, powerful, and timely contribution to the public discourse on climate change that deserves a wide readership, particularly amongst a younger reading audience (teachers and professors: take note). In her ...   

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