Energy

Sun Cable demise shows renewable energy mega projects ‘really hard’

The collapse of plans by two of Australia's richest people to export solar power from the country's sun-drenched north to Singapor...

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The Quest to Defuse Guyana’s Carbon Bomb

A former BP lawyer is going up against Exxon—and her own country—in a bid to stop offshore oil drilling before disaster strike...

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Tokyo to require new homes be fitted with solar panels from FY 2025

The Tokyo metropolitan government said Thursday it will introduce a system requiring newly built homes to be fitted with solar pan...

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How an Early Oil Industry Study Became Key in Climate Lawsuits

For decades, 1960s research for the American Petroleum Institute warning of the risks of burning fossil fuels had been forgotten. ...

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The Alpine villages producing their own power

The Furtalm, an idyllic mountain farm in South Tyrol in the northern Italian Alps, is surrounded by waterfalls. Their rushing soun...

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Is the Qatar FIFA World Cup really carbon neutral?

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar organizers have billed the event as the first carbon-neutral tournament in history. But critics say th...

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The largest dam demolition in history is approved for a Western river

U.S. regulators approved a plan Thursday to demolish four dams on a California river and open up hundreds of miles of salmon habi...

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As Evidence Mounts, New Concerns About Fracking and Health

Almost 20 years after the adoption of hydraulic fracturing began to supercharge U.S. production of oil and gas, there’s growing ...

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What are European countries doing to cut power consumption?

Governments across the continent have announced a range of measures to tackle any energy shortages this winter...

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A street lit by rotten onions? An Indian market embraces biogas.

The Bowenpally Vegetable Market in Hyderabad, India, is a hub of activity. Every day, more than 5,000 traders, shoppers, drivers,...

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Solar panels provide shade and a second source of revenue for this enterprising German farm

An apple farm in western Germany is reaping a second harvest - but it's not what you might expect. Solar panels providing much-n...

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Congo to Auction Land to Oil Companies: ‘Our Priority Is Not to Save the Planet’

Peatlands and rainforests in the Congo Basin protect the planet by storing carbon. Now, in a giant leap backward for the climate, ...

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