Not enough governments are on track to cut carbon emissions, but private sector could be the saviour if coal, oil and gas subsidies are removed, UN Environment suggests
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5℃ as early as 2030. The landmark report by leading scientists urged nations to do more to avert an impending crisis.
Air-conditioning, once hailed by the late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as the greatest invention of the 20th century, threatens to compromise the wealthy city-state’s comfortable way of life. Are there better ways to cool the tropical metropolis?
As Cambodia’s economy goes through a rapid expansion with foreign investments pouring in, the country is turning to polluting coal power to meet growing energy demands, risking the health of the people and the welfare of the environment.
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.
China’s major coal mining hub, Shanxi province, plans to curb industrial manufacturing output voluntarily during the next three winters as part of its 2018-2020 anti-pollution crackdown.
China’s falling emissions of greenhouse gases offer optimism that moves to curb global temperature rise may be starting to work.
To meet its emissions-cutting goals, China needs to focus on cleaning up power plants and factories in cities, scientists say