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Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation in Europe
Energy
02. 02. 2021 | Lauren Smith

The decarbonisation of Europe’s electricity systems has reached a new...

Green Recovery Plans at Risk Due to Coronavirus Aid for Fossil Fuel Industries
Environment
12. 06. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Campaigners have warned that the UN climate talks are at...

US Fossil Fuel Companies to Benefit from $750bn Bond Scheme
Energy
13. 05. 2020 | Harry Pererra

US fossil fuel companies are potentially in for a bumper...

IEA: Demand for Fossil Fuels Will Be Wiped Out by COVID-19
Energy
04. 05. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The International Energy Agency (IEA) claims that only renewable energy...

Leaders Condemn ‘Coronavirus Profiteers’
Environment
17. 04. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The COVID-19 pandemic is being used by polluting industries to...

2020 Could Be a Record Year for Carbon Emissions from Fossil Fuels
Energy
16. 04. 2020 | Harry Pererra

There could be a 2.5bn tonne fall in global carbon...

New Pressure on Barclays Over Fossil Fuel Loans
Environment
18. 02. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A shareholder vote pushing for Barclays to stop providing funds...

$750m Worth of Fossil Fuel Projects in Africa Being Funded by UK Taxpayer
Environment
07. 02. 2020 | Harry Pererra

An international watchdog claims that $750m (£577m) of UK taxpayer...

Green Energy Production Outstripped Fossil Fuels on Record Number of Days Last Year
Energy
07. 01. 2020 | Fergus Cole

More renewable energy was produced than energy from fossil fuels...

Lloyds of London Becoming Last Resort Insure for Fossil Fuel Firms
Environment
05. 12. 2019 | Harry Pererra

Insurance firm Lloyd’s of London is becoming one of the...

Axa Plans to Phase Out Investments in Fossil Fuels
Energy
03. 12. 2019 | Harry Pererra

Insurance company Axa has announced its plans to divest from...