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BP is reporting a total loss of $6.5 billion during FY2015 -- $2.2 billion last quarter alone -- with the company expecting to fire 7,000 workers by the end of 2017, or 8.2 percent of its global workforce.
The pay-as-you-go solar company M-Kopa has electrified homes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. It now boasts 300,000 customers, equating to 1 in 20 households in Kenya alone.
A program launched this week during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week aims to engage Middle Eastern youth and inspire them to consider alternatives to a career within the petroleum sector.
After winning a Zayed Future Energy Prize award last year, Liter of Light has moved beyond simple water-bottle solar lights and launched new programs, including one that trains citizens how to make solar-powered street lights.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development is financing clean energy projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, and Senegal, which together will receive low-interest loans totaling US$46 million.
33,000 people are expected to attend the annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, and the opening ceremony got off to a rousing start with the success of COP21 still on everyone's minds.
An IRENA study claims that if renewables can reach 36 percent of the world’s energy portfolio by 2030, that increase could add up to $1.3 trillion, or another 1.1 percent, to the global economy.
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, heightening attention on what has been one of the worst disasters to hit Southern California in the past several decades.
Coal is slowly on its way out—not as fast as some advocates would like, but the evidence suggests this trend is indeed occurring in the wake of COP21.
A new 117MW wind farm in the Tafila region marks a big step forward in diversifying the Jordan’s energy portfolio.
This contestant in the Masdar 2016 Blogging Contest says: If climate change continues without any efforts to reduce it, we can expect not only to incur serious economic costs but also catastrophic damages, which would have an impact on agricultural productivity, human health, property damages from increased flood risk and more.
A new report issued by CDP and the Climate Group reveals that many companies and governments are already preparing for a low-carbon economy.