Total value of gas wasted through flaring reached $19bn in 2019

A new study reveals ten countries combined currently flare more than 9.5 billion cubic feet of gas everyday

Oil & gas
Equinor set to ramp up production at Johan Sverdop oil field

The field boasts a total capacity of 2.7 billion oil barrels

Fossil fuel products ‘should come with warning labels’

The smoking-style warnings should be used on petrol stations, energy bills and air tickets, experts say

Blue skies across Europe as coronavirus lockdown slashes air pollution

The change in the amount of nitrogen dioxide in the atmosphere is particularly broad in Paris, Milan and Madrid, according to the European Space Agency

Indonesia to replace ageing fossil-fuel plants to make way for renewables

The country is looking to retire its 2,256 diesel plants by the end of 2020

CO2 emissions from global power sector ‘fell 2% in 2019’

Research conducted by an independent thinktank noted a 15% increase in solar and wind energy generation, falling short by 7% of meeting the Paris Agreement requirements

Indian government urges states to curb thermal imports

India’s Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi stated ‘India houses the fourth largest resources in the world yet thermal coals were being imported and should be stopped’

Climate change sex strike inspired by ancient Greek comedy to hit East Sussex

The call encourages people to refrain from sex with the 50 county councillors until they ‘agree to stop funding climate change’

The world’s smelliest fruit ‘could become a super power bank’

Scientists claim to have converted the fruits’ waste portions into super-capacitors that can be used to store electricity efficiently

Greenpeace activists ‘shut down’ more than 95 Barclays branches in protest

Several Barclays branches were blocked for access by Greenpeace activists who demanded that ‘Barclays stops its funding to fossil fuel companies’