The country would also have to stop burning coal by 2048 in order to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to new analysis by a Jakarta-based think tank.
Manila Electric Co and San Miguel Corp lead the country’s energy giants in increasing their coal portfolios, locking in consumers to rely on the fossil fuel over the next few decades, a Greenpeace report has revealed.
Jennifer Layke –
While the world collectively reduced its coal capacity over the past 18 months, China added 43 gigawatts (GW). The move may ultimately increase the economic costs of China’s energy economy over the coming decades.
Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Bal –
The only realistic solution to the climate crisis is to replace fossil-fuel-based energy with renewables quickly and cost-effectively enough to keep the engines of economic growth running. A global carbon market would do just that.
Will Pasig City in the Philippines take its place alongside the likes of Kyoto, Paris and Seoul for fostering inclusive climate action? Mayor Vico Sotto highlights how collective action is key to building a low-carbon city.
Understanding the source of emissions is integral to understanding and enabling further progress towards curbing emissions in Indonesia. Climate Watch Indonesia shares their findings to help the country meet their emission reduction goals.
Zafirah Zein –
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
Gan Su Xuan –
In line with the Sustainable Development Goals' aim to eradicate poverty, a Japanese multinational electronics firm is providing power supply stations, solar storage and products to countries with little or no access to electricity.
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation ...
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...