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Renewable Energy Witnesses A Surge: IEA

About two-thirds of this year's increase in renewable power capacity will come from photovoltaic, with both large-scale solar farms and consumer rooftop installations seeing significant growth

June 01, 2023

Talks Start On Treaty To End Plastic Pollution In Paris

The world community is committed to an international, legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution by 2040

May 29, 2023

Brazilian City To Host COP30

Brazil's foreign minister, Mauro Vieira, says in the video that the decision was made at the UN on May 18. The UN is yet to confirm the venue

May 28, 2023

EU Under Pressure To Pause New Environmental Efforts

EU nations have endorsed plans to become climate neutral by 2050 and adopted a wide range of measures, from reducing energy consumption to sharply cutting transport emissions and reforming the EU's trading system for greenhouse gases

May 28, 2023

World Still Tilts Towards Fossil Fuels

Powerful energy industry interests also sway decisions about investments in future capacity, often in favour of fossil fuels 

May 25, 2023

Call For Funding UN's $7 Billion Appeal For Horn Of Africa 

Persistent conflict in some of the affected areas, combined with climate change effects, have contributed to the growing crisis 

May 23, 2023

Extreme Weather Causes Financial And Human Lives Losses

Extreme temperatures incidence was the top cause of reported deaths; floods were the main cause of economic losses, as per a new WMO report 

May 22, 2023

Dutch Focus On Farms To Halt Nitrogen Emissions

The Dutch ruling coalition wants to cut emissions of pollutants, predominantly nitrogen oxide and ammonia, by 50 per cent nationwide by 2030

May 02, 2023

Climate Activists Demand A Deadline For Fossil Fuels End

Scientists say technologies for removing planet-warming carbon dioxide from the atmosphere aren't proven at scale and could require huge investments at the expense of cheaper alternatives such as solar and wind power

May 02, 2023

Rethinking Finance

Momentum — and demands — have been growing for the World Bank and other powerful global and regional financial institutions to change their lending practices

April 18, 2023