Global oil demand could soon fall rapidly in the face of stronger climate action by at least 10 per cent this decade and by as much as 50 per cent over the next 20 years, analysis of the latest energy outlook from oil major BP reveals.
Even as residents sheltered at home to avoid contracting the novel coronavirus, Jakarta's air stayed as filthy as ever. Polluters far beyond the capital's borders are among the culprits, a new report shows.
Yamide Dagnet and Joel Jaeger –
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Sivajyodee Sannassy Pilly and John Turner
and Ronan Roche –
Mauritius is a biodiversity hotspot and much of the island’s unique wildlife depends on intricate connections between the reefs, lagoons, seagrass meadows and mangroves, so pollution in one habitat will have devastating ripple effects.
One of the immediate impacts of the coronavirus crisis was a fall in global energy use. While demand will likely rebound to previous levels, the overall energy mix is changing. Renewables are playing a bigger role as traditional sources such as coal become increasingly uneconomic. This trend was already in place when the pandemic hit, but is now proceeding at an accelerating pace.
Many developing countries have long maintained fuel subsidies because they are politically impossible to abandon, owing to the sticker shock that the public encounters at the pump as soon as prices are floated. But now that oil prices have reached historic lows, this problem has all but disappeared.
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.
Vaidehi Shah –
A Global Witness report has found that more than 200 people were killed for engaging in peaceful protest against corporate mining, logging, agribusiness and poaching activities last year. The trend is growing.
Want to know more about sustainability reporting, but don't know where to begin? Eco-Business and simpleshow have produced an easy-to-understand clip that explains it all in less than three minutes.
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center (ABC) reported …
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural …