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Distributed renewable energy platform launched by leading foundations

The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have announced a $1 billion joint venture that aims to reduce 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions and improve 1 billion lives with distributed renewable energy (DRE). The initiative will be operated through a new global platform, launching in 2021
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Four huge climate wins show fossil fuel companies on back foot

Three global fossil fuel giants have just suffered embarrassing rebukes over their inadequate action on climate change.
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Roundtable: Climate finance – adaptation and mitigation

Compounding climate challenges, COVID-19 has introduced multiple, intersecting systemic shocks, and one of its casualties has been the capacity to adapt and respond to escalating climate risks.
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Spanish dairy farm: From self-sufficiency to green gas market

German biogas specialist Welltech will build a biomethane power plant for Spanish cattle farm Torre Santamaria, which already covers its own energy demands from a biogas plant.

Recycling carbon to make a new kind of soap

Multinational consumer goods company Unilever has partnered with LanzaTech and India Glycols to produce a surfactant made from industrial carbon emission instead of fossil fuels.
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Morocco: new wind farm coming online

InnoVent Maroc is setting up a 36MW wind farm in Morocco. The Oualidia wind farm is expected to begin full operations by the middle of 2021. The wind farm, which covers 10 hectares, is located in the Sidi Bennour province of Morocco.
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New green bond for India’s resilient recovery heavily oversubscribed

Indian renewable energy developer Continuum has tapped the International Finance Corporation to anchor its first green bond.
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India to see world’s largest energy demand increase in next 20...

The ability of India to ensure affordable, clean and reliable energy for its growing population will be vital for the future development of its economy.
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Apex International Energy discovers oil in Egypt’s Western Desert

Apex International Energy has announced a new oil discovery in the Southeast Meleiha Concession in the Western Desert of Egypt.
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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.

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