Carbon-emitting fossil fuels can be used as a weapon, hijacked by militants or sold on the black market, creating costs that humanitarian groups can ill afford.
All the electricity the world needs can come from clean energy, reliably and throughout the year, British researchers say, at any time of day or night.
Packaged as “clean and environment-friendly”, the two new coal plants will be built close to an intact rainforest in northern Philippines. Locals resisting the $1.5 billion project say it will destroy the environment and ruin livelihoods.
There are some problems clean energy from wind and sun cannot solve. Two new studies provide a roadmap of the challenges ahead.
Success of Xiong’an’s ambitious green experiment seems guaranteed but its strength may make it hard to emulate, writes Li Jing
Like other Asian nations, Indonesia faces the challenge of boosting electricity access while meeting its pledge to cut climate-changing emissions under the Paris Agreement
Today in India, with a tap of a smartphone, a manufacturer instantly books shipping services for his/her goods through a virtual marketplace. BlackBuck’s online platform has rapidly grown to connect over 350 shippers with a network of over 80,000 freight truckers, much like the Übers and Olas of passenger ride-sharing applications.
An extra $460bn per year needs to be invested on the low-carbon economy globally over the next 12 years to limit global warming to 1.5C, a new paper says.
LAMAO, Philippines, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Nestor Castro and the other residents of Lamao village, which sits near two coal-fired power plants and an oil refinery, the country's shift to renewable energy cannot come soon enough.
It’s known as the last piece of the clean energy puzzle. Energy storage is a key component to the clean, decarbonised energy grids of the future, and Singapore is leading Southeast Asia in breaking new ground in the area.
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