#decarbonisation News

Chemical Analyst_Indonesia
Two planned coal-fired power plants, one in Indonesia and the other in Bangladesh, have had their funding withdrawn by the Japanese government, as part of Tokyo’s decision to no longer bankroll coal projects in either country.
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos Jr. speech
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., only son of the country’s late dictator, took his oath as the 17th Philippine president on Thursday, vowing to seek help from allies to alleviate the effects of climate disasters in the typhoon-prone archipelago.
Haze_Indonesia
Jakarta’s air pollution has been worsening recently, with the Indonesian capital routinely ranked top of the list of the world’s most polluted major cities.
Media and climate coverage
Media coverage of environmental issues is slowly shifting from problems to solutions, but issues such as intensifying natural disasters and climate migration still hog the headlines, a new study shows. Press mentions of booming, controversial carbon markets quadrupled in 2021.
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#decarbonisation Opinion

A man carries a sign asking world leaders to stop fossil fuels, COP26
The financial sector’s annual general meeting (AGM) season has started. Shareholders should use AGMs as a platform to demand robust climate policies and decarbonisation strategies from banks and financial institutions.
Anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine is intensifying the economic, social, and geopolitical pressures countries face, casting a shadow on efforts to address the shared challenge of climate change.
Wind turbine_net-zero transition
Reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 — and thus limiting the rise in global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels — implies profound economic and societal shifts. According to a new report, a successful transition would have six key characteristics.
Floating solar panels on Srinakarin lake, Thailand.
Clean energy alternatives are a crucial hedge against future disruptions in global commodity markets.
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#decarbonisation Videos

Polestar video cover
EB Studio Polestar, a new entrant to Singapore’s electric car market, hopes to woo consumers by going the extra mile in sustainable design.
Deep sea mining
EB Studio There are vast mineral riches lying on the ocean floor that could help to power the energy transition, but is the environmental cost of extracting them worth the risk?
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#decarbonisation Podcasts

EB Podcast with Elena Philipova, director of sustainable finance, Refinitiv
It is no longer business as usual when it comes to how we tackle climate change and rising global temperatures. Eco-Business speaks to Elena Philipova of Refinitiv about how data can ensure countries and businesses are delivering on pledges to decarbonise.
Google moonshot
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
Eco-Business Podcast with Assaad Razzouk
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
Where is the smart money going in renewables?
Solar, wind, carbon capture, nature-based solutions—what are the technologies needed to combat climate change? Eco-Business asked clean energy entrepreneur Hendrik Tiesinga where the smart money is going.
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