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15 Facts About Bioenergy

Sustainably sourced wood biomass is a vital tool for replacing coal, growing more trees, and helping mitigate global climate change – all while promoting good-paying jobs in rural communities in the Southeastern United States. Here are 15 facts about this…

Australia receives first Fossil Award at COP25 for bushfire response by Prime Minister

Australia, Brazil and Japan all shared equally the first Fossil of the Day award of the United Nations Climate Conference COP25 in Madrid. A very moving statement was read out by one of the Australian Fridays For Future students in…

Inside ITER — the giant fusion reactor

(Springer) Most of the energy we consume is provided by fossil fuels like oil, natural gas and coal, which are major contributors to our current climate crisis. As the demand for energy continues to grow in almost every country in the world, we urgently need to find new power sources that are safe and environmentally friendly. Could hydrogen fusion be the answer?

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Hit a Record in 2019, Even as Coal Fades – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide from fossil fuels hit a record high in 2019, researchers said Tuesday, putting countries farther off course from their goal of halting global warming. The new data contained glimmers of good news: Worldwide, industrial…

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RISK: U.N. chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said yesterday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.”

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DIPLOMACY: What to watch as China heads to global climate talks

All eyes are on China as negotiators from nearly 200 nations head to Madrid for the next round of United Nations climate talks. Like most efforts to reach an international consensus, what Beijing wants matters because of its rising geopolitical clout and economic might.

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SOUTHEAST ASIA: Exploding energy demand eclipses solar and wind efforts

SINGAPORE — Eight solar panels bob up and down in the harbor of this megacity near the center of a transforming region that counts itself as the only place in the world where the use of coal is still growing.