Sat, Jun 15, 2024

U.S. to unveil path to decarbonize by 2050 at UN conference in Morocco

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.

Global Deal Reached to Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases

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.

Vietnam’s March coal imports triple on year to 1.2 mln mt

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.