LONDON Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows.
LONDON Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon.
LONDON A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency".
LONDON, May 22 A third of British lawmakers
called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million)
parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel
companies to address the climate change "emergency".
LONDON/PARIS French utility Engie and Portugal's EDP said on Tuesday they will invest 15 billion euros ($16.7 billion) with the aim of becoming the world's number two offshore wind developer after Denmark's Orsted.
LONDON, May 21 French utility Engie
and Portuguese power company EDP will create a 50-50
joint venture in fixed and floating offshore wind, the companies
said on Tuesday.
LONDON The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector's emissions.
LONDON Global energy investment steadied at nearly $1.85 trillion (£1.43 trillion) last year after three years of decline, with slowing energy efficiency and renewables spending offset by increases in oil, gas and coal, the International Energy Agency said.
LONDON Global power and utility executives are positive about the prospects for mergers and acquisitions in the year ahead, despite deals falling to their lowest level since 2012 in the first quarter, Ernst & Young (EY) said on Thursday.