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Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Supporters of a Standard Bank resolution which says the bank should disclose its climate change risk say they are pleased with the 38% vote they...
Carlos Lopes: ‘Africa needs its own green new deal’
Carlos Lopes: ‘Africa needs its own green new deal’
A new book by a leading economist challenges current negative perceptions about the continent.
One million species risk extinction due to humans — draft UN report
One million species risk extinction due to humans — draft UN report
Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how...
On climate change, a shift towards civil disobedience
On climate change, a shift towards civil disobedience
Playing the role of a riot cop dispersing a peaceful but illegal sit-in on the steps of France's National Assembly, Axel struggled to dislodge a...
The electrification of transport could transform our future
The electrification of transport could transform our future
Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied. As a report from the World Economic Forum, Electric...
Editorial: We must act now to save the world
Editorial: We must act now to save the world
We have known for more than a century that burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. Since the late 1960s, we have known that this could destroy...
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
London — This has been a year of extreme weather events, from the “Beast from the East” that froze much of the United...
The world has not learnt anything from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
The world has not learnt anything from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s ‘Gothic’ (proto-)science fiction novel, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,...
World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road
World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road
Technological advances mean fossil fuel in cars could be phased out within decades but...
Swapping coal for gas keeps world carbon emissions flat
Swapping coal for gas keeps world carbon emissions flat
Global carbon emissions have remained flat for the third consecutive year, according to the 2017 BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
Paris needs a bold climate of resilience
Paris needs a bold climate of resilience
Governments across the world are making their final preparations for the landmark United Nations climate change summit in Paris which begins in late...
Stop fossil fuel subsidies and invest the money in clean energy
Stop fossil fuel subsidies and invest the money in clean energy
The world is starting to realise that fossil fuels are not cheap. It is increasingly clear that oil, coal and gas have huge hidden costs that are...

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