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Coal exit list: Who drives the climate chaos?

Three weeks before the start of the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Urgewald and 40 partner NGOs have released the 2021 update of the Global Coal Exit List (GCEL).
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South Africa risks being an outlier by constructing new coal-fired plants

A new report shows that that South Africa is one of 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa still considering coal, and one of only two countries currently constructing new coal plants.

Nigeria approves funding for four power projects to the tune of $2.6m

Nigeria's Minster of Power, Saleh Mamman, announced federal government's approval of the interim report on GHG emission reduction and four power projects including the supply and installation of motorised portable hydraulic compressors for TCN.
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World way off track to meet climate goals says UN chief

With less than 100 days before COP26 in Glasgow, G20 ministers could not agree on the wording of key climate change commitments during their Ministerial Meeting on Environment, Climate and Energy.
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Global electricity review shows coal generation still top choice

Wind and solar power have driven a record drop in the use of coal-generated power, but only because the COVID-19 pandemic drove a drop in electricity usage.
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Global Centre on Adaptation Africa to drive climate change agenda

Global Centre on Adaptation Africa will work with partners across the continent to protect communities from the impacts of climate change.
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South Africa’s latest update on climate change approach

Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission for the just transition of South Africa to a low carbon climate society by 2050.
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Wind and solar generation are cutting down coal use

Climate think tank Ember’s half-year analysis of global electricity use shows wind and solar generation rose by 14% in the first half of this year, compared to 2019. reducing coal use.
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The successful matrimony of hydrogen and offshore wind

An consortium intends launching the NortH2 project for the production of green hydrogen using renewable electricity generated by a mega offshore wind farm.

Siemens returns as diamond sponsor at EUW and POWERGEN Europe

Siemens returns as diamond sponsor at European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe in France taking place on 12-14 November 2019.