Growing demand for electric vehicles is important to help cut transport emissions, but it will also lead to new mining. Without a careful approach, we could create new environmental damage while trying to solve an environmental problem.
Pakistani targets for 30% of its power mix to come from large-scale hydropower and another 30% from PV, wind and other renewables by 2030 now stand closer to adoption, according to reports.
According to new analysis from the Clean Energy Innovation Fund specialist cleantech investors are expressing strong confidence in Australia’s innovative clean energy sector, with 82 per cent expecting to increase investment levels over the next five years.
Clarity and decisiveness from governments is critical to managing the renewable energy transition, with Australia’s decade of policy chaos providing a lesson in how not to do things.
A silver lining of global warming is that it is forcing every nation to rethink its future, to open its mind to new possibilities. The latest IPCC report gives the worldonly 12 years to radically cut greenhouse gas emissions or condemn future generations to climate change catastrophe. There is no choice but to act.
As part of her mission to put greenhouse gas emissions on a downward path by 2020, Christiana Figueres pushes for renewables to electrify one of the most coal-dependent countries in Southeast Asia.
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