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New satellite photos released by the NGO Mighty reveal evidence that a South Korean-owned palm oil producer is violating its self-imposed moratorium on felling virgin rainforest. But that's not the only company NGOs say is breaking the rules when it comes to deforestation and human rights.
Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales -- a trend experts say will continue. So, what's the country's secret sauce?
According to a recent study, India’s air is becoming the deadliest on Earth -- outpacing even China, which loses over a million people a year to air pollution.
Anirudh Sharma and Nikhil Kaushik co-founded Graviky Labs, the maker of Air-Ink pens that so far have scrubbed at least 1.6 trillion liters of air.
President Donald Trump may be poised to pull the U.S. out of the global climate agreement reached at COP21, but Sweden is charging ahead with its plan to transition toward a zero-carbon economy.
Solar tariffs reaching grid parity was considered the holy grail of Indian Renewable Energy (RE) sector. Now the gap between the highest and the least winning bids have been dwindling.
The concept of asking utility customers to pay higher rates may sound dubious. But if a case study in Australia is any indication, they may be willing to shell out a few extra bucks for a good cause -- like community-based solar in their area.
Beijing's mayor says the city of 11.5 million will adopt “extra” anti-smog measures this year, including a 30 percent decrease in coal consumption.
The Danish wind power giant Dong Energy, which last fiscal year generated almost $9 billion in revenues, plans to phase out coal from all of its power stations by 2023.
A planned coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh would be located near the world’s largest mangrove forest, which is home to endangered species such as the Bengal tiger. NGOs are furious, and an online petition urging citizens to pressure Rampal's financial backers has scored over 1 million signatures.
In its most recent impact report, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) claims the industry has made “tremendous progress” on improving ethics and sustainability. But many NGOs would say otherwise.
The double-whammy of falling of electric vehicle costs, plus rapidly falling solar power prices, could slow the world’s demand for both oil and coal after 2020, according to a study released today by Carbon Tracker.