Category: World news

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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Improving energy supply in Pakistan could save 175,000 lives, says Unicef

As a heatwave sweeps the country increasing demand for power, a new report says a more resilient network could also contribute $300m to the economyA study by the UN children’s agency has found that developing resilient energy systems to keep the power …

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Improving energy supply in Pakistan could save 175,000 lives, says Unicef

As a heatwave sweeps the country increasing demand for power, a new report says a more resilient network could also contribute $300m to the economyA study by the UN children’s agency has found that developing resilient energy systems to keep the power …

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Migratory freshwater fish populations ‘down by more than 80% since 1970’

‘Catastrophic’ global decline due to dams, mining, diverting water and pollution threatens humans and ecosystems, study warns Migratory fish populations have crashed by more than 80% since 1970, new findings show.Populations are declining in all region…

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Clean energy’s dirty secret: the trail of waste left by India’s solar power boom

As vast solar plants multiply, so does the scrap, set to reach 19m tonnes by 2050. But disposing of the waste often falls to informal traders who risk injury when dismantling broken panelsUnder the scorching sun, a sea of solar panels gleams in the sem…

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