The UK must immediately kickstart an industry to capture and bury carbon emissions in order to save consumers billions a year from the cost of meeting climate change targets, according to a high-level advisory group appointed by ministers.
Germany is at risk of missing its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 1990, an environment ministry report showed on Wednesday.
Dean Scott reports in Bloomberg International Environment Reporter™ that the U.S. will unveil a sweeping plan to decarbonize its economy by 2050 at the UN Marrakech Climate Change Conference Nov. 7–18 in Morocco, giving other nations a template to draw up their own plans for quickly shifting away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy sources, the top U.S. climate negotiator said Oct. 25.
Kigali, Rwanda (AP) -- Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change.
Nearly one-third of the world's power sources are now made up by renewable energy technologies, accounting for nearly a quarter of its electricity production, according to a new report.
Asia will by far register the biggest expansion in coal-fired power generation in the next 10 years, with total output from the technology growing from 5,601TWh in 2016 to 6,749TWh in 2025 - equal to more than double the total coal power generation found in all other regions combined.
HANOI: Vietnam imported 1.21 million mt of coal in March, more than three times the 394,856 mt imported a year earlier, customs data released Wednesday showed. Traditionally a coal exporter, Vietnam has turned to imports to meet rising domestic demand for power generation.