renewable energy

China on course to hit wind and solar power target five years ahead of time

Beijing strengthens its position as the world leader in renewable energy with more solar capacity than the rest of the world combined. According to a survey, China is strengthening its position as the global leader in renewable energy and may even surpass its own lofty energy goals. According to a report by Global Energy Monitor, …

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In Egypt, host of COP27, a small step toward green energy

BENBAN, Egypt — From a distance, the endless landscape of solar panels stretching toward the horizon can easily be mistaken for crops nearing harvest. But here in the desert in southern Egypt, workers have been cultivating another precious commodity: electricity. After the sun strikes the photovoltaic solar panels, a thermal charge generates electricity that runs …

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African leaders blast European no-shows at climate adaptation summit

Presidents of Senegal, DRC and Ghana travelled to Rotterdam to talk about adapting to climate change. Only one European leader was there to meet them African leaders have criticised their European counterparts for missing a summit in Rotterdam on how Africa can adapt to climate change. While three African presidents flew to the Netherlands for …

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Pacific leaders welcome Australia’s ‘renewed commitment’ to climate change

Albanese hails Pacific Island Leaders Forum a success but Fiji’s prime minister says Australia must end its ‘fossil fuel addiction’ Pacific leaders have welcomed Australia’s “renewed commitment” on climate change and interest in co-hosting a United Nations climate summit with Pacific nations, as Anthony Albanese heralds a successful reset of relationships in the region. At …

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