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Tag: fossil fuel

Environmentalists cast doubts over Sarawak’s innovative fuel station plan

While the concept appears good, they question if building three-in-one fuel stations for vehicles powered by fossil fuel, electricity and hydrogen fuel cells will work.

China’s green light on coal power won’t trigger new plant boom

Analysts say that there is no incentive for Chinese companies to build coal plants amid a green energy drive.

China’s far from done with coal as regulator eases new plant...

Shares of China coal industry players jump as the government allows 11 provinces and regions to resume building plants.

Saudi Arabia backs down from blocking UN climate report

With the threat removed, the meeting of the 195-nation panel in South Korea swiftly approved the report on how to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius and what a 1.5C world might look like.

Japan’s utilities crank up oil-fired power in face of heatwave

The heatwave has driven utilities to restart operations at old fossil fuel plants.

California becomes first US state to require solar on new homes

The state has pledged to get 50% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

Harvard board member makes rare call for fossil fuel divestment

Kat Taylor, a member of a Harvard University oversight board, called for the university to divest itself from fossil fuel stocks.

Our political soul has no feel for the burning earth

In the run-up to the coming general election, why hasn't Barisan Nasional or Pakatan Harapan broached the issue of the erosion of our environment?

Axing fossil fuel subsidies scant help on climate, study says

The effects of removing the subsidies appear to be minimal.