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A new report finds some of the biggest electricity users in Australia should negotiate power agreements sourced from renewable energy suppliers to support the financial viability of renewable energy projects in Australia and reduce their carbon emissions.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/63178/report-says-corporates-can-save-money-while-supporting-growth-of-renewable-energy/

If the steel sector were a country, it would be the world’s fifth-biggest emitter after China, the United States, Europe and India. Can developers and car and appliance makers be galvanised to adopt a new standard for responsible steel?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/why-asia-and-the-rest-of-the-world-need-low-carbon-steel/
Insurance companies can help avert runaway climate change by retracting support for coal projects.
Read more: https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11737-Will-China-follow-leading-global-insurers-and-withdraw-from-coal-power-

This year’s annual UN climate conference, COP25 in Madrid, became the longest on record when it concluded after lunch on Sunday, following more than two weeks of fraught negotiations. It had been scheduled to wrap up on Friday.

Read more: https://www.carbonbrief.org/cop25-key-outcomes-agreed-at-the-un-climate-talks-in-madrid

Latest research has shown that new investment in wind, solar, and other clean energy projects in developing nations dropped sharply in 2018, largely due to a slowdown in China.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/62971/developing-nations-clean-energy-investment-slumps-as-financing-in-china-slows/

You can hear—and smell—them everywhere you go in the world’s poorest countries. Diesel-burning back-up generators wail through neighborhoods at all hours, cough noxious pollutants into the air, and account for a disproportionate amount of consumers’ spending on electricity. 

Read more: http://news.trust.org/item/20191125135429-6wk1s/