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Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government has rejected the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report’s call to phase out coal power by 2050, claiming renewable energy cannot replace base-load coal power.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/58886/lib-nat-government-defies-ipcc-climate-warning-to-back-coal/

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines, Oct 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Theresa Walgraeve and her husband set up their 15-room resort in Puerto Princesa, a city on the Philippine island of Palawan, they worried about mosquitoes and monsoon damp - and the high cost of electricity.

Read more: http://news.trust.org/item/20181008005955-ze77x/

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) bioenergy from liquid biofuels and biogas will lead growth in renewable energy consumption to 2023, due to its rising use in the heating and transport sectors.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/58877/report-bioenergy-leads-growth-in-renewable-energy-consumption-to-2023/

The Labor opposition’s shadow assistant minister for climate change and energy has said Australia is in a position to replace thermal coal exports with the export of renewable energy technologies if the parliament can settle an energy policy and end a decade of policy chaos.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/58864/labor-australia-can-remain-energy-superpower-if-climate-wars-end/

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned plastics and other petrochemical products will drive global oil demand to 2050, offsetting slower consumption of automotive fuel.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/58873/iea-says-rising-use-of-plastics-to-drive-oil-demand-to-2050/

A solar solution that can be installed in a day has launched in Malaysia, a country that aims to produce 20 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/solar-power-in-a-box-launches-in-malaysia/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Digest%2008102018&utm_content=Daily%20Digest%2008102018+CID_09a3269094f744e7b6b36a64b1730437&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=Solar%20power%20in-a-box%20launches%20in%20Malaysia