World organisations team up to help 100 countries ramp up green energy ambitions ahead of make-or-break 2020, amid claims that China, US and India hold terawatts in unused potential.
New data from pro-coal Coalition claims country will “overachieve” emission reduction target thanks to controversial carbon accounting system disregarded by other countries.
UNEP flags clean energy policy shortcomings in India, Mexico and other top markets as it warns world is headed towards 3.2°C temperature rise under status quo.
European Investment Bank approves support to 218MW PV portfolio in Spain after drawing global headlines with vote to end funding to unabated coal, gas and others by 2021.
“A comprehensive agenda to combat climate change” unveiled on Tuesday by New York governor Andrew Cuomo, includes the setting of a state-wide energy storage deployment target of 1,500MW by 2025.
Technology conglomerate Apple Inc. has issued its second green bond valued at US$1 billion, in the wake of president Trump withdrawing the US from the Paris climate agreement.
India’s energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal has challenged Germany and the city of Munich to a race with the ancient holy city of Varanasi to become the first large city in the world to be 100% powered by clean energy.
Solar and energy storage will continue their impressive momentum regardless of the US’ involvement or lack of in the global climate agreement.
The leaders of the UK’s top political parties have condemned Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement, with some branding the decision “appalling”.
California is mandated to receive all its power from renewable sources by 2045 under legislation that passed in the Senate yesterday.
President Trump has elected to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement, according to White House officials.