Masdar to develop five solar energy projects in Iraq

Iraq is looking to increase the percentage of renewables in its total power production capacity to between 10GW to 12GW by the end of this decade

China promises no new coal-fired power plants abroad

President Xi Jinping made the announcement at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly via video, pledging to ‘step up support’ for green and low carbon energy projects in developing countries

Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia team up for compact nuclear power stations

The study of small modular reactors will cover all aspects of deployment, including grid suitability, cooling, emergency planning, human resources, licensing feasibility, economics and supply chain

Energy efficiency: New global high-level commission for urgent action

The panel will focus on key policy actions that can be taken by countries across the globe

MIT: China’s climate policy ‘could more than pay for itself’

The study estimates fewer deaths from air pollution could lead to savings of $339bn in 2030 – four times the cost of meeting China’s climate goals.

Ignoring global climate goals ‘could cost fossil fuels firms $1.6tn’

New report warns the gap between the present policy environment and more ambitious Paris climate target poses major risks for investors

MEPs call for higher EU climate goals

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are urging the EU to ratchet up its climate goals. In a resolution put to vote this week, ahead of the UN’s COP23 meeting in Bonn next month, they called on the EU to set out a mid-century zero emissions strategy by 2018 in line with the aims of […]