Governments need to balance the needs of a growing economy with climate demands
IRON GRIP The coal industry, its lobbyists and long-term contracts continue to control the market, making its removal much more difficult
STRANDED ASSETS Financial institutions are turning their backs on coal investments, putting projects at risk
KEY QUOTE Something is changing, but there is still a huge coal extraction sector ...
Fossil fuel subsidies must end for a clean energy transition to take root everywhere, insists Frank Rijsberman, head of the Global Green Growth Institute
China has pledged to peak carbon emissions by 2030 at the latest, but its economic plan for 2021-2025 is expected to approve the building of more coal-powered plants
Developing countries need around $300 billion annually by 2020 to limit their carbon emissions.
After achieving its own clean energy transition, the Danish island of Samsø is now advising towns and regions worldwide how to follow in its footsteps, and sees its next role as a test ground for innovative energy solutions
A new fund is helping to bring clean energy to farmers in Cambodia as Olivia Coldrey from the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), Austria and Sarou Long, from Nexus for Development, Cambodia explain
A lack of natural resources means accessing renewables as part of its energy transition is out of the question for Singapore. The country, renowned for its innovation, is having to think creatively to reach its goals