Tag : clean energy

01 Jun 2016

Renewable renaissance on the horizon for Canada as it seeks to revamp its economy

Canada’s energy industry is poised to join the rest of the world in weaning itself off fossil fuels, according to new federal analysis.

11 Feb 2016

UK citizens ‘show the love’ for a clean energy future

From schools, to churches, the Women’s Institute to sports teams and surfers, UK citizens will come together this Valentine’s Day to show their love of climate action.

11 Feb 2016

Pause on US Clean Power Plan doesn’t change the realities of its benefits

A Supreme Court decision to pause or “stay” the immediate implementation of the Clean Power Plan may serve as a speed bump for the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from coal power plants, but it won’t change the health and economic benefits of the plan.

10 Feb 2016

European wind makes strides, but falls down global leaderboard

Wind energy is booming across Europe, but the continent risks being outshone by China as some EU countries fail to offer long term certainty to investors.

03 Feb 2016

Clashing climate visions in Iowa sets the tone for US leadership race

As US presidential candidates sought to win over Iowans Monday evening, voters were given a taste of what lies ahead for the race to the White House, as contenders landed miles apart on climate.

02 Feb 2016

Misuse of EU funds leaves Eastern countries hooked on fossil fuels

Europe’s clean energy transition is being hindered as billions of Euros destined for energy projects in Eastern and Central countries continue to prop up the region’s dirty infrastructure.

20 Aug 2015

Merkel’s visit to Brazil can be a milestone on the path to clean energy

Two powerful women, the leaders of the largest economies in Europe and Latin America, could add further clout to the transition to a low carbon world.

13 Jul 2015

Australian attempts to cut funding for clean energy labelled “vindictive industrial sabotage”

The Abbott Government’s job and investment-destroying attacks on renewable energy continue, with the Prime Minister ordering the $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to cease investments in wind and rooftop solar projects.

12 Mar 2015

India doubles tax on coal production

In his annual budget speech, Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley announced that India will double its tax on the dirty fuel.

20 Jan 2015

Germany’s energy revolution picks up pace but questions remain over coal

Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can’t be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.