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Business - Energy
1/3/2023 6:22:27 PM
The first regular shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States arrived in Germany on Tuesday, part of a wide-reaching effort to help the country replace energy supplies it previously received from Russia.

World - International
12/13/2022 6:29:55 PM
US researchers announced a historic nuclear fusion breakthrough on Tuesday, hailing a "landmark achievement" in the quest for a source of unlimited, clean power and an end to reliance on fossil fuels.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 11:18:34 AM
For the first time, the nations of the world decided to help pay for the damage an overheating world is inflicting on poor countries, but they finished marathon climate talks on Sunday without further addressing the root cause of those disasters, the burning of fossil fuels.

COP27 - Focus
11/16/2022 10:34:02 PM
Renewable energy technologies such as solar photovoltaics and onshore wind power can help sub-Saharan Africa meet its energy requirements from sources that have lower emissions than fossil fuels.

Business - Markets & Companies
11/16/2022 10:23:23 PM
Hydrocarbon giant QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company announced Wednesday that they have taken a final investment decision on an $8.5 billion polymers facility in Orange, Texas.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/15/2022 7:05:19 PM
Turkey on Tuesday unveiled at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh a revised plan for cutting its carbon emissions that was immediately criticised by analysts as insufficiently ambitious.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 8:23:00 PM
Germany on Friday joined France and the Netherlands in pulling out of a 1994 energy treaty which critics say protects investments in fossil fuels.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 5:05:49 PM
Russia's war on Ukraine has cast a shadow over this year's United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where officials from around the world are discussing the costs of climate change and how to cut emissions that remain near record highs.

COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 12:44:33 PM
The world should confront climate change the way it does nuclear weapons, by agreeing to a non-proliferation treaty that stops further production of fossil fuels, a small island nation leader urged.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 3:07:28 PM
Speeding up the transition to renewable energy can limit the chances of painfully sharp price increases, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Monday, as eurozone households come under pressure from soaring bills.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 7:20:09 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

COP27 - Focus
10/27/2022 5:07:34 PM
Spiraling energy costs caused by various economic factors and the Ukraine war could be a turning point toward cleaner energy, the International Energy Agency said in a report Thursday. It found the global demand for fossil fuels, including coal, oil, and natural gas, is set to peak or plateau in the next few decades.

COP27 - Climate change
10/27/2022 3:25:26 PM
The International Energy Agency said Thursday it believes global energy emissions will peak in 2025 as surging prices due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine propel investment in renewables.

COP27 - Focus
10/27/2022 3:23:48 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday it would be "stupid" for the world to keep relying on fossil fuels, saying they triggered today's climate emergency.

COP27 - Climate change
10/19/2022 4:43:35 PM
Global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to grow just one percent this year despite concerns that the current energy crisis could lead countries to slow down their transition to renewables, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Business - Energy
10/18/2022 9:23:03 PM
The European Union and Morocco on Tuesday signed a "green partnership" deal they hope will bolster cooperation on renewable energy.

COP27 - Focus
10/5/2022 4:07:59 PM
Africa needs time and money to wean itself off fossil fuels in order to achieve net zero without jeopardising its future, its representatives are warning ahead of next month's climate talks.

COP27 - Climate change
10/5/2022 3:10:04 PM
Electricity generation from fossil fuels would have risen by four percent if not for boosts in wind, solar and hydropower as the world's energy demand grew in the first half of 2022, a study found Wednesday.

COP27 - Climate change
10/5/2022 2:37:05 PM
Africa needs time and money to wean itself off fossil fuels in order to achieve net zero without jeopardising its future, its representatives are warning ahead of next month's climate talks.

COP27 - Focus
10/4/2022 1:41:08 PM
German energy giant RWE said Tuesday that it will phase out the burning of coal by 2030, saving 280 million metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions.

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