climate crisis

Europe’s Largest Battery Storage System Goes Live in UK

Europe’s Largest Battery Storage System Goes Live in UK

As the UK braces for the first full winter since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a global energy crisis, it will have a little extra help.  The largest battery storage system on the European continent went live in East Yorkshire on Monday, as Harmony Energy — the company behind the project — announced.  “Battery energy […]

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    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    During a surprise appearance at the COP27 UN climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Thursday, China’s top climate diplomat touted a draft plan to reduce methane emissions.  However, the country stopped short of signing on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions 30 percent by 2030, despite being the world’s leading polluter of […]

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    The leaders of these developed or emerging economies met for the yearly G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday and Wednesday and came away agreeing to continue progress towards limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels

    30+ Media Organizations Call for Windfall Tax on Fossil Fuel Profits

    30+ Media Organizations Call for Windfall Tax on Fossil Fuel Profits

    More than 30 media organizations in more than 20 countries have come together with a simple but daring proposal: world leaders should tax big fossil fuel companies to help the most vulnerable nations respond to the climate crisis.  The editorial, spearheaded by The Guardian, was published in conjunction with the COP27 UN climate conference in […]