News headlines for “Energy Security”, page 5

  1. Can Economic Growth Be Really Green?

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    ROME/SEOUL, Jul 27 (IPS) - The answer to this big question is apparently "yes" – Economic growth can be really green. How?

  2. Barbados Steps Up Plans for Renewables, Energy Efficiency

    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul 27 (IPS) - With wind, solar and other renewable energy sources steadily increasing their share in energy consumption across the Caribbean, Barbados is taking steps to further reduce the need for CO2-emitting fossil fuel energy.

  3. China Seeks to Export Its Green Finance Model to the World

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    BUENOS AIRES, Jul 26 (IPS) - Hand in hand with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the People's Bank of China (PBoC) disembarked in the Argentine capital to prompt this country to adopt and promote the agenda of so-called green finance, which supports clean or sustainable development projects and combats climate change.

  4. UAE Leading the Way on Shifting to Greener Energy

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    ABU DHABI, Jul 20 (IPS) - Much of the world is moving away from oil for its electricity generation, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which says that globally the fossil fuel has dropped from a 25 percent share to 3.6 percent over the last four decades.

  5. Brazilian Shipyards – No Reindustrialisation on the Horizon

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Jul 18 (IPS) - "I have lived through three good periods and two bad ones," prior to the present crisis in the Brazilian shipping industry, said Edson Rocha, a direct witness since the 1970s of the ups and downs of a sector where nationalist feelings run high.

  6. Mexico’s Methane Emissions Threaten the Environment

    Saturday, July 08, 2017

  7. China Drives Nuclear Expansion in Argentina, but with Strings Attached

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  8. New Research to Unearth UAE’s Renewable Energy Potential

    Friday, June 02, 2017

    ABU DHABI, UAE, Jun 02 (IPS) - A report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) states that supplying the world with 95 per cent renewable sources by 2050 will not only reduce 80 per cent of GHG emissions from the energy sector but also save four trillion euros annually.

  9. Mixed Reactions to U.S. Withdrawal from Climate Deal

    Thursday, June 01, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 01 (IPS) - The United States is expected to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement, prompting mixed reactions from civil society and political representatives.

  10. Business Unusual: Valuing Water for a Sustainable Future

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    JOHANNESBURG, May 30 (IPS) - Valuing water is more than simply assigning costs to a scare resource - it is an essential step for transforming water governance to meet the needs of a prosperous future.

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