Fossil fuel divestment commitments up 11,900% in last four years

Arabella Advisors says nearly 1,000 institutional investors have committed to step away from coal, oil and gas

Asia ‘to lead gas pipeline growth up to 2022’

The region is set to add 49,321 kilometres of new pipework, making up nearly 30% of planned projects around the world

Canadian firm granted $375k for carbon capture technology

The government says the project in Quebec City could cut costs for future commercial projects

Royal College of GPs to divest from fossil fuels

It is part of its plans to tackle climate change for good health and wellbeing of its patients

Fall in global energy investment raises security and climate concerns

The International Energy Agency said the share of fossil fuels in energy supply investment rose last year for the first time since 2014

Ireland becomes world’s first nation to divest from fossil fuels

The landmark move means public money will have to be withdrawn from the coal, oil and gas industry

Church of England threatens to withdraw investment from oil and gas

Companies have until 2023 to ensure they are on track to meet the aims of the Paris climate agreement

US fossil fuel use ‘drops to lowest level since 1902’

It was driven by slight decreases in coal and natural gas consumption

Falling fossil fuel demand ‘could cost global economy up to $4tn’

A new report suggests stranded assets and collapsing industries could cause a significant economic downturn by 2035

US fossil fuel use in power sector at 23-year low

It was driven by a reduction in coal and oil consumption, with a slightly offsetting increase in natural gas consumption