When you manufacture cement, you heat up limestone and other clay-like materials to an astounding 2,552 degrees Fahrenheit (1,400 Celsius). Creating temperatures that high requires an awful lot of energy and (usually) a large amount of fossil fuels. Not only…
An intense heat wave is set to hit Europe, starting this week, accompanied by the ominous warning from Spanish meteorologist Silvia Laplana that “hell is coming.” Temperatures are expected to rise as high as 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), French…
Burberry Group PLC has set targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions in its bid to become carbon neutral in operational energy use by 2022.
Asian governments are stepping up their support for coal-fired power plants, handing a lifeline worth $64 billion a year to an industry struggling to maintain investment from private investors.
The lower chamber of Britain’s Parliament approved a move to toughen targets on fossil fuel pollution, setting a goal of reaching a level of net zero by 2050.
A new report is urging countries in South and Southeast Asia to reverse their plans for coal-fired power plant expansion in favor of renewable energy.
The head of Puerto Rico’s disaster recovery office assailed the Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday, telling lawmakers that the agency has delayed the territory’s recovery and marginalized its role in rebuilding from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017.