Category: Business

Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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Investment in clean energy likely to be double figure for fossil fuels in 2024, IEA says

Low-carbon electricity investment driven by solar projects but oil and gas spending still too high to meet climate goalsGlobal investment in low-carbon electricity will rise to 10 times as much as fossil fuel power this year due to an increase in spend…

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Can Labour’s GB Energy plan future-proof UK’s power generation sector?

Party has put state-owned power company at centre of its plans for decarbonisation, security and energy billsLabour is to put a government-owned power company at the heart of the UK’s energy system for the first time since the privatisation of the indu…

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National Grid taps shareholders to help fund £60bn low-carbon energy switch

Infrastructure firm raises £6.8bn to connect homes to renewable energy sources across US and UKNational Grid has tapped shareholders for nearly £7bn to fund a £60bn spending spree to upgrade its networks to cope with the switch to low-carbon energy on …

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