The resounding victory for the governing party in India’s elections means that it is likely to continue championing the policies it embarked on in 2014, some of them with serious environmental consequences.
While no carbon emissions come directly from electric vehicles, they run on electricity that is still produced from fossil fuels in many parts of the world. Carbon Brief analyses the climate impacts of these so-called green cars.
A new global study on the effects of hydropower dams on conflict, poverty, economic growth, debt and environmental effects finds that beneficiaries are far away, while those who lived near the projects suffer the most.
Power cuts in the country have caused speculation that they have been orchestrated by the government to proceed with a controversial hydropower dam in Koh Kong province, despite environmental concerns that shelved the project in 2015.
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Despite the uptick in renewable energy usage, global emissions have steadily increased. World Resources Institute's John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables will not alone curb the worst impacts of climate change.
Renewable Energy is central to sustainable economic development; it moderates growth of energy demand contributes towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly lowers dependency on oil. Renewable Energy ...