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Global Energy Emissions Stalled In 2014

The International Energy Agency has revealed that global energy-related CO2 emissions stalled in 2014, halting at 32.2 Gt, unchanged from 2013. The figures were revealed in the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook Special Report 2015: Energy and Climate Change report, which also laid out four key pillars it believes must be … [continued]

Solar Power Passes 1% Global Threshold

Originally published on Solar power now covers more than 1% of global electricity demand. In three countries in Europe – Italy, Germany and Greece – solar PV supplies more than 7% of electricity demand. This is reported by Solar Power Europe (previously EPIA – European Photovoltaic Industry Association). China … [continued]

Identifying Norway’s Coal Company Divestment Targets

The University of Oxford’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment has identified the coal companies that breach Norway’s recently announced 30% divestment threshold. Norway was criticized by many for not actually divesting from coal companies, despite its 2014 promise. However, within days of such criticism, the Norwegian Parliament announced its … [continued]

G7 Nations Pledge Decarbonization By 2100!

The top seven industrialized countries (Group of Seven, or G7)—whose carbon dioxide emissions total 25% of the world’s output—decided at a meeting in Germany today to phase out their use of fossil fuels by the end of this century. It’s a breakthrough move on climate change and a strong signal … [continued]