While coal has supplied nearly half of the progress from 2000 to date, the IEA says its role in electrification is set to decline dramatically as renewables become cheaper and more accessible to rural populations, particularly in Asia.
Many of the world’s richest nations have pledged money – known as climate finance – to help vulnerable countries adapt to climate change and to develop their economies without a heavy reliance on fossil fuels.
Barbara Unmuessig –
The large-scale manipulation of the Earth’s natural systems, known as geoengineering, has been touted as a silver bullet against climate change. Can it truly deliver what proponents of the technology say it will? Barbara Unmuessig examines.
Monica Araya –
For the first time since the mid-nineteenth century, when the modern internal combustion engine was invented, its demise is within sight. Here's what's needed to get the world past the tipping point, and into an electric future.
Hussein Dia –
Electro-mobility now seems inevitable, but the impact this shift will have on jobs, the oil economy and even national tax systems will be profound. Swinburne University of Technology's Hussein Dia explains.
"Mobility as a Service" or MaaS does not require a technological leap, and yet it changes the way we think about the transport system more radically than either electrification or automation, says Forum for the Future's Rupert Fausset.
By 2050, solar energy will be cheaper, batteries more powerful, and appliances ultra energy-efficient that energy will practically be free for consumers. This could be bad news for power utilities, warns ADB's Sohail Hasnie.
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel ...
Climate change creates a variety of risks for investors. The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) highlighted climate and carbon risks in its 2013 report 'Portfolio Carbon: Measuring, ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...