Glencore pressured to withdraw from new coalmines to prove climate change commitment
Australia’s largest coal producer says decision to cap production doesn’t mean it intends to drop greenfield coal projects Green groups say Australia’s biggest coal producer Glencore should commit to withdrawing from new coalmining projects if it is serious about aligning its business with the goals of the Paris agreement. The company has moved to cap its output of thermal and coking coal at current production levels of 145m tonnes a year after pressure from investors who want companies to take stronger action and factor in the financial risks of climate change.
Around three quarters of the US's operational coal fleet could be replaced by new wind or solar PV projects within a 35-mile (56-kilometre) radius at a saving to energy consumers, according to new analysis.
Labour study comes as UK government faces pressure from courts and councilsThe government’s fracking proposals would release the…
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Vain promises and empty slogans have got us nowhere. Fossil-fuel extraction must end before more lives are lost
Energy Union: €750 million in EU funding made available for clean energy infrastructure Today the Commission is releasing €750…