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energy storage

Innovations in energy storage will reduce carbon emissions

Investment in battery energy storage research is key to reducing carbon emissions and boosting electrification says the newly appointed head of global battery research hub Consortium for Battery Innovation, Dr Christian Rosenkrantz.
fossil fuel emissions

IEA warns methane emissions resurgence imminent

Global methane emissions from the oil and gas industry fell by about 10% in 2020 as producers slashed production. But, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns emission will rebound strongly without greater action from companies, policy makers and regulators.
COP26: Developed nations urged to provide $100bn for energy transition

COP26: Developed nations urged to provide $100bn for energy transition

The recent virtual COP26 Roundtable focused on the global transition to clean power as part of a green recovery and identified actions that can be taken to support this.
financial and operational

UK reaffirms commitment to Africa’s economic transformation

The UK is the top donor to the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional lending arm for its next three-year cycle, ADF-15 (2020 – 2022), a position it has held for the last three replenishments.
climate action

UK behind Glasgow as COP26 host city

The UK is bidding for the Presidency and host United Nations Conference of Parties summit over two weeks at the end of 2020, in partnership with Italy.

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