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Fossil fuel subsidies need global reform, say experts

Fossil fuels still receive most of the international government support provided to the energy sector despite their "well-known environmental and public health damage," according to new research from Rice University's Baker ...

'Bad news': CO2 emissions to rise in 2018, says IEA chief

Energy sector carbon emissions will rise in 2018 after hitting record levels the year before, dimming prospects for meeting Paris climate treaty goals, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Wednesday.

Study charts path to low carbon in major emitting countries

A report for the United Nations released today shows how the major emitting countries can cut their carbon emissions by mid-century in order to prevent dangerous climate change. The report, produced cooperatively by leading ...

Solar, geothermal projects touted at Vegas summit

The Obama administration's top land official praised a geothermal electricity project in California's snow-capped mountains as an example for others during a headline appearance at a green energy conference in Las Vegas.

Renewable energy 'increasing' but 2030 target in doubt

The share of renewables in the global energy mix has increased over the past decade to more than 15 percent but doubts remain over whether a 2030 target of 30 percent is achievable, delegates to an international conference ...

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