5 Reasons Why It Is Now Impossible To Ignore Global Warming
Climate change is a strangely divisive topic. While it is a scientific certainty, there are many who look for ways to avoid reality. While this might have been possible at one point, it's become far too late to ignore global warming.
World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration
Bank announces in Paris it ‘will no longer finance upstream oil and gas’ after 2019 in response to threat posed by climate change
As Norway sells out of oil, suddenly fossil fuels are starting to look risky
Experts are not predicting the end of drilling quite yet: but the decision in Oslo has sharpened the debate over the future profitability of the industry
West's biggest coal-fired power plant to close by 2019
The owners of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in northern Arizona -- the West's biggest coal-fired power plant, located on Navajo Nation land in northern Arizona near Lake Powell -- voted Tuesday to close the plant when its lease ends in December 2019.
This Country Could Get Rid Of Coal Entirely By 2050
If prices for both batteries and renewable energy sources continue to fall at the current pace, and the country has the right policies.
Wind Overtakes Coal Power in Europe as Turbines Head Offshore
Wind farm developers installed more power than any other form of energy last year in Europe, helping turbines to overtake coal in terms of capacity, industry figures show.
The Peak Demand Branding - A Thank You...
The genius mind behind the branding of the Peak Demand community belongs to none other than Chris Corridore.
Smoggy Beijing to cut coal use 30 pct this year - mayor
"It is an urgent task for Beijing and its neighbouring areas to work together and improve air quality in the region" BEIJING, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Chinese capital Beijing will intensify its battle against choking air pollution this year and aims to cut coal use by 30 percent, state news agency Xinhua cited mayor Cai Qi as saying.
The West's Largest Coal Plant Could Soon Go Dark
It's big. It's coal-fired. And it's about to go bye-bye. The West's largest coal-fired power plant - the Navajo Generating Station - is facing closure because it's no longer a cost-effective method of generating energy.
European Coal Dependence Not As High As Assumed, In Continual Decline, Reports EIU
A new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit has concluded that Europe's coal consumption has been in long-term decline, and the region's reliance on it is not as uniformly high as many assume. Published this week, the new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), The role of coal in Europe's power mix shows that coal generation across
DONG Energy to reduce CO2 emissions with 96% by 2023
Since 2006, DONG Energy has reduced its CO2 emissions in power and heat generation by 52%. Now, the company aims for a 96% CO2 reduction by 2023. They will reach this target by phasing out the use of coal, and by constructing more offshore wind.
End coal by 2030 to meet Paris climate goal, EU told
Germany and Poland face biggest challenge to break dependence on dirty fuel, in scenarios mapped by Climate Analytics
Interview: S Korean leading presidential candidate pledges less coal, nuke, while pursuing Russian natural gas
South Korea's leading presidential candidate Moon Jae-In has pledged to reduce coal-fired power plants and phase out nuclear reactors in the country, while seeking to buy Russian natural gas to meet power demand and combat climate change. "We should reduce consumption of fossil fuels, coal in particular," he said Wednesday night at a group interview that included S&P Global Platts.
2019 must be the beginning of the end for coal in Germany
Germany would need to start phasing out coal by 2019 and completely eliminate the fuel from its energy system by the end of 2035 at the latest if it wants to reach its Paris climate commitments, reveals a study published today by WWF Germany.
Ilocos bans coal use, production
TOUTED as the wind energy capital of the Philippines, the province of Ilocos Norte has shown its commitment to a cleaner and safer environment by banning the production and use of coal as energy source in the province. Governor Imee Marcos on Thursday said the province is concerned by possible health hazards from coal waste
This Could Become the Cheapest Power on Earth
In some parts of the world, it's already less expensive than coal.
Norway's $880 billion oil fund could exclude biggest polluters
The ethics watchdog for Norway's $880-billion wealth fund will focus this year on identifying firms with the biggest emissions of greenhouse gases and will recommend excluding them from the fund's investments, it said.