Fossil Fuel

Fossil Fuel

Energy crunch

Some European countries run coal-fired power plants as gas costs soar

The energy crisis in Europe has also been exacerbated by a lack of wind for turbine sites, while hydropower has not been enough close the gap in the United States

An aerial view shows solar panels made by First Solar, during a tour of the Overland Park Solar Array in Toledo, Ohio, US, on 5 October 2021

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

During the Late Cretaceous period -- 100 to 66 million ago years ago, just before the dinosaurs went extinct -- all kinds of dinosaurs and mammals inhabited the area

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

Investor group sets tough climate blueprint for oil producers

Oil and gas companies such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell have published targets and strategies aimed at battling climate change, but the huge variation in scope, definitions and ambition makes analysis ...

Investor group sets tough climate blueprint for oil producers

Ending subsidies that harm nature could create millions of green jobs: WWF

Better conservation and management of natural areas, such as parks, oceans, forests and wildernesses, are seen as vital to protect the natural systems on which humans depend and to meet targets for ...

Ending subsidies that harm nature could create millions of green jobs: WWF

Big Oil’s solution for plastic waste littered with failure

Plastic production - which industry analysts forecast to double by 2040 - will be the biggest growth market for oil demand over the next decade, according to the Paris-based International Energy ...

Hefty EnergyBags and other plastic waste is piled up at Renewlogy Technologies in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, on 18 May 2021

Japan ups 2030 renewables goal in draft energy policy

The blueprint of the nation's energy policy sets a higher target of 36-38 per cent of power supplies coming from renewable sources such as solar and wind by fiscal 2030– up from the current goal of ...

Japan ups 2030 renewables goal in draft energy policy

No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA

International Energy Agency called for a rapid and vast ramping up of renewable energy investment and capacity, which bring gains in development, wealth and human health

No new fossil fuel projects for net-zero: IEA

Cyber criminals hit major fuel pipeline in US

Colonial Pipeline, which carries 45 per cent of the fuel supplies for the eastern US, said in a statement that it took "certain systems offline to contain the threat

Cyber criminals hit major fuel pipeline in US

NGOs call on ADB to end fossil fuel loans amid climate reboot

A group of non-governmental organisations called on the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 3 May to end loans to the fossil-fuels sector, as the international lender holds its annual meeting this week ...

NGOs call on ADB to end fossil fuel loans amid climate reboot

Earth Day 2021

Climate action for people and planet: The time is now

The countries that contributed least to climate change are suffering many of the worst impacts. Many small island nations will simply cease to exist if we don’t step up the response

Climate action for people and planet: The time is now
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