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10 05 2021 | 14:26

Only one-third of increase in Africa electricity demand met by renewables.

Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth in 2020 according to energy think tank Ember’s The Global Electricity Review. The Global Electricity Review showed that wind…

04 05 2021 | 11:30

Alarm as Florida Set to Begin Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes.

Environmentalists and Florida residents voiced concern and outrage Monday as state government officials and the biotechnology giant Oxitec announced plans to move ahead this week with a pilot project…

04 05 2021 | 10:29

Covid recovery must not be driven by fossil fuels, says Ed Miliband.

Exclusive: Shadow business secretary calls for the UK to ‘reckon’ with fossil fuels as The Independent launches campaign for greater action on climate. The world’s recovery from Covid-19 must not be…

03 05 2021 | 08:18

Restoring Ethiopia's Ecosystems Can Support Livelihoods and COVID-19 Recovery.

Ecosystem degradation is a major threat to livelihoods and sustainable development across the globe. Habitat loss also increases the risk of pandemics, serving to remind us of humans’ complex and…

03 05 2021 | 07:41

Malaria vaccine shows promise — now come tougher trials.

Preliminary results suggest the vaccine is up to 77% effective in young children, but researchers await larger studies. A vaccine against malaria has shown promise in early clinical trials, raising…

01 05 2021 | 13:29

Renewable Energy Economics to Bring Disruption in 2020s.

Related Fitch Ratings Content: ESG in Credit – Energy and Fuel Management Issues Fitch Ratings-London-20 April 2021: Falling unit costs of solar and wind energy will prove increasingly disruptive to…

29 04 2021 | 13:45

Coronavirus Economic Recovery to Drive Second-Highest CO2 Emissions Jump on Record, IEA Warns.

One of the silver linings of the coronavirus pandemic was the record drop in greenhouse gas emissions following national lockdowns.

20 04 2021 | 14:57

Kenya warns of 'vaccine apartheid' as it hits back at the UK over travel ban move

Kenya has sounded the alarm over a potential coronavirus "vaccine apartheid" playing out between countries, as it accused the United Kingdom of instituting a "discriminatory policy" after London…

13 04 2021 | 10:39

Survey: More than 50% of UK CEOs plan to increase their investment in sustainability.

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, PwC has released its 24th Annual Global CEO Survey. Every year, PwC conducts survey of the CEOs of major companies. Now in its 24th year, the objective of the…

13 04 2021 | 10:19

Emissions covered by EU pricing markets fell 12% in 2020.

Emissions regulated under the European Union's (EU) carbon market decreased by more than 12% last year, with the coronavirus severely limiting energy demand and industrial output. New analysis from…

13 04 2021 | 09:09

Nigeria Bets on Solar to Power Its Covid Recovery.

Suleiman Babamanu is implementing the country’s largest investment in solar energy. Suleiman Babamanu’s path to the heart of Nigeria’s biggest solar power program started in disappointment. After…

12 04 2021 | 15:51

Remarks at the Leaders’ Dialogue on the Africa COVID-Climate Emergency: Delivering the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme

Thank you very much. Excellencies,     I thank the African Development Bank and the Global Center for Adaption for convening us today.      As the world confronts a pandemic, a recession and a…

07 04 2021 | 10:31

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Mediterranean urban air pollution and mobility

  A very recent original research article of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Lab (#ReSEL) is now published in “Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects”(Taylor…

05 04 2021 | 09:50

There's another pandemic under our noses, and it kills 8.7m people a year

While Covid ravaged across the world, air pollution killed about three times as many people. We must fight the climate crisis with the same urgency with which we confronted coronavirus.

04 04 2021 | 08:43

Wealthy countries 'are buying up far more COVID-19 vaccines than they need' — and that's bad news for the end of the pandemic

Getting COVID-19 vaccine doses into arms is cracking along in some countries, but in the poorest, it's barely started at all. And if vaccination rates in low- and middle-income nations are not…

03 04 2021 | 07:19

Shanna Swan: 'Most couples may have to use assisted reproduction by 2045'

The professor of environmental medicine explains how chemicals in plastics are causing our fertility to decline – and what we can do about it

22 03 2021 | 14:41

Global oil demand 'could exceed pre-Covid levels without clean energy moves'.

Figures from International Energy Agency dash hopes that world consumption had peaked. The world’s oil demand could exceed pre-Covid 19 levels within the next two years unless concrete government…

22 03 2021 | 09:54

Coalition Says Healing 'Broken Relationship With Nature' Key to Stopping Next Pandemic

As the World Health Organization stresses the need for continued measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the face of a global rise in cases, reporting out Tuesday spotlights a new…

18 03 2021 | 10:29

UN launches new campaign, Only Together, to support global vaccine equity call.

11 March, New York -- The United Nations today launched a new global campaign, Only Together, to support its call for fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The campaign…

12 03 2021 | 15:11

Green spending makes up less than a fifth of Covid recovery funds, says UN

‘Governments today haven’t been spending as green as they should,’ the report’s author told The Independent. Less than a fifth of the money spent by major economies on long-term Covid recovery…