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UK set to miss renewable energy targets, warn MPs

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Biomass pellets made from pine and sunflower aflame. Credit: tchara/Getty Images.

The UK will miss its EU renewable energy targets, the House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change (ECC) select committee has warned

September 10, 2016 — Good progress in decarbonising electricity will not compensate for slow progress on heat and backwards progress on transport, says the committee’s report.  Continue reading UK set to miss renewable energy targets, warn MPs

FPH, subs to draw up low-carbon roadmap

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First Philippine Holdings Corportation’s Chairman and CEO Federico R. Lopez at the FPH Annual Stockholders’ Meeting at the PSE Centre in Pasig City

Two subsidiaries of Lopez-led corporation will spearhead decarbonisation efforts of the group’s non-energy subsidiaries as added support in their campaign vs climate change

May 25, 2016 — Scientific studies have identified the power generation industry, especially carbon-intensive coal-fired power plants, as one of the main reasons behind adverse weather patterns associated with climate change, such as floods, droughts, as well as more destructive and more frequent typhoons. Continue reading FPH, subs to draw up low-carbon roadmap

Climate change at Davos, What you need to know

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A logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is seen stuck on a window at the congress center in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos in 2012. The upcoming WEF will be held from January 20 to 23 (Flickr/ WEF)
The global elite gathers at the World Economic Forum for a four-day summit – and energy transition is high up the agenda

January 20, 2016 — ‘Mastering the fourth industrial revolution‘ is the umbrella theme for a series of discussions at the Swiss ski resort of Davos from Wednesday.

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