Category: Fossil fuel divestment

Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Nuclear power output expected to break global records in 2025

Experts say world is ‘past peak fossil power’ but warn against uneven development of energy projectsNuclear power generation is likely to break records in 2025 as more countries invest in reactors to fuel the shift to a low-carbon global economy, while…

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Cop28: China ‘would like to see agreement to substitute renewables for fossil fuels’

But country’s climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, would not say whether it would support phase-out wording in climate dealCop28 live – latest updatesChina would like to see nations agree to substitute renewable energy for fossil fuels, the country’s chief clim…

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Companies still investing too much in fossil fuels, global energy watchdog says

Head of International Energy Agency says the industry faces a ‘moment of truth’ as Cop28 talks approachFossil fuel companies are investing twice as much in oil and gas as they should if the world hopes to limit rising global temperatures to avert a cli…

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How Germany, France and Italy compare on net zero emission targets

Politics get in the way as the EU’s three largest economies, also its biggest polluters, fall short of cleaning up their act Germany, France and Italy have pledged to hit net zero emissions around the middle of the century in a bid to stop weather from…

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New fossil fuel projects ‘very unwise economic risk’ says global energy chief

Fatih Birol, head of International Energy Agency, says countries planning expansion are ‘misjudging market trends’Countries and companies planning to expand their fossil fuel production are taking “very unhealthy and unwise economic risks” as their inv…

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