Tagged: Climate Change

G20 battle lines drawn over climate change, trade

BERLIN: Leaders of the world’s top economies will gather Friday in Germany for likely the stormiest G20summit in years, with disagreements ranging from wars to climate change and global trade. Here are some of the most volatile...

South Korea Just Announced a Major Energy Policy Move

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has announced a turnaround in the country’s energy policy, which is now headed toward a greener future. By 2030 the country  (which currently gets 70 percent of its electricity from...

Bill Gates sceptical of solar, wind power

Lauding India for doubling its  FUNDING for research and development of climate change technology, the former Microsoft CEO and co-founder of the world’s biggest charitable foundation, Bill Gates, says technological innovation is the only...

India’s wind energy output up 1250% in a decade: Report

India has aggressive renewable energy targets and industry energy efficiency policies. But it faces significant infrastructure challenges which may derail otherwise good policy. This is mentioned in a report on the country’s national climate...

India’s own emissions trading scheme

Economic liberalisation has ushered in sustained industrial growth over the last two decades. This growth has been one of the major drivers of rise in demand for energy in the country, in particular led...