ChinaClimate & SocietyCoalIndiaInternationalInternational Agencies & StudiesJurisdictionsNon-Renewable EnergyThe International Energy Agency expects coal demand to exceed nine billion tonnes per year by 2019, despite growing pressure for sharp reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, GLOBE-Net reports.
The world’s top 20 oil and gas projects could waste $91 billion in investors’ dollars over the next decade if high-cost extraction projects fail to match fossil fuel demand with global targets for reducing carbon pollution, according to the latest report from the UK-based Carbon Tracker Initiative. “Since an earlier CTI report in May this ...
After failing to deliver on many of its carbon reduction commitments over the last seven years, Ontario has lost its national leadership position on the climate change file, Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller reported in mid-July. Although the province recently phased out the last of its coal-fired electricity plants, progress in other areas has been limited. ...