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17 08 2022 | 16:44

Letter to President Gustavo Petro and Vice-President Francia Marquez and the incoming Colombian Congress from Parliamentarians Globally

Dear President-elect Gustavo Petro, Vice President-elect Francia Márquez and Congress of the Republic of Colombia, We write as legislators representing millions of people from every continent on…

17 08 2022 | 16:21

The Vatican calls for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to protect people and planet

Today, the Vatican has called for an international treaty that tackles the climate crisis at its source: fossil fuels. The call builds on the Vatican’s calls for fossil fuel divestment and new…

04 11 2021 | 15:03

Op - Investing in fossil fuels amidst an energy price shock: the case of Greece

Tax reductions and subsidies to natural gas generate a wrong signal to the energy market, write Vlasios Oikonomou and Haris Doukas. A change of policy is needed before the phenomenon of energy…

30 06 2021 | 12:15

Volvo Cars announces plans to explore fossil-free steel.

Volvo Cars is teaming up with Swedish steel maker SSAB to explore the development of fossil-free, high quality steel for use in the automotive industry. The collaboration makes Volvo Cars the first…

15 09 2020 | 10:10

World-first fossil-free steel manufacturing plant completed in Sweden.

The global production of zero emissions steel has taken a massive step forward, with a world leading Swedish project completing the construction of a world-first fossil-free steel pilot plant in…

19 05 2020 | 07:30

World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Dumps $3 Billion in Fossil Fuels.

Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund is doubling down on its climate action by making deeper cuts to its fossil fuel exposure.

22 06 2019 | 14:51

Zero carbon electricity overtakes fossil fuels for first time in the UK

Britain is set to achieve a historic milestone this year, with more electricity generated from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels.

09 05 2019 | 18:32

UK goes coal-free for entire week.

This is the longest time the UK has been coal free since the industrial revolution. The UK has now produced coal-free energy for seven days in a row, breaking the previous record set in April of 90…

24 04 2019 | 08:32

Energy transition: Towards a zero-emission future.

A low-cost shift to clean energy is now feasible for every region of the world, owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of…

23 03 2019 | 13:18

Study charts six scenarios for fossil-free energy by 2050.

Cutting energy use in buildings, ramping up renewable electricity and developing large-scale storage with hydrogen are clear options in bringing energy emissions down to zero by 2050, according to a…

08 02 2019 | 09:24

Court rules out Hunter Valley coalmine on climate change grounds

Judge rejects Rocky Hill mine near Gloucester, NSW, because of its impact on the town and ‘dire consequences’ of increasing emissions. The controversial Rocky Hill coalmine in the Hunter Valley will…

24 01 2019 | 09:45

4 ways to shift from fossil fuels to clean energy

This article was originally published by World Resources Institute and is republished with permission.

21 01 2019 | 14:18

Drilling Towards Disaster: Why U.S. Oil and Gas Expansion Is Incompatible with Climate Limits

A new study released by Oil Change International and 17 partner organizations examines the urgent need for U.S. leadership to manage a rapid and just decline of fossil fuel production.

16 01 2019 | 11:24

Immediate fossil fuel phaseout could arrest climate change – study

Climate change could be kept in check if a phaseout of all fossil fuel infrastructure were to begin immediately, according to research. It shows that meeting the internationally agreed aspiration of…