News headlines for “Energy Security”, page 6

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Millions of Homes in Mexico Suffer from “Energy Poverty”

    Monday, May 29, 2017

    MEXICO CITY, May 29 (IPS) - Energy poverty afflicts millions of homes in Mexico, with many social, economic and environmental impacts for the country.

  4. Big polluting lobbyists may be forced to declare interests at UN talks

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    ABU DHABI, UAE, May 25 (IPS) - Is the presence of the fossil fuel industry necessary in global climate change negotiations, or does their presence in these talks represent a conflict of interest and undermine global progress?

  5. World to Cut Emissions With or Without Trump

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    BERLIN, May 22 (IPS) - In a last-ditch effort, Germany and China are trying to influence the United States not to walk away from the Paris accord it signed along with 194 nations.

  6. Africa and India – Sharing the Development Journey

    Friday, May 19, 2017

    ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 19 (IPS) - Africa, like India, is a continent of rich and compelling diversity. Both continents share a similar landscape, a shared colonial history, and similar economic and demographic challenges. This helps both India and Africa work especially well with each other.

  7. World Lags on Clean Energy Goals

    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    VIENNA, May 14 (IPS) - It may be the 21st century but more than three billion people still use fire for cooking and heating. Of those, one billion people have no access to electricity despite a global effort launched at the 2011 Vienna Energy Forum to bring electricity to everyone on the planet.

  8. When It Comes to Fracking, Argentina Dreams Big

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017

    BUENOS AIRES, May 09 (IPS) - Since a US Energy Information Administration (EIA) report announced in 2011 that Argentina had some of the world's biggest shale oil and gas reserves, the dream of prosperity has been on the minds of many people in this South American nation where nearly a third of the population lives in poverty.

  9. Mega-Projects Have Magnified Corruption in Brazil

    Saturday, May 06, 2017

    RIO DE JANEIRO, May 06 (IPS) - It cannot be categorically stated that corruption has increased in the country in recent years, because there is no objective information from earlier periods to compare with, according to Manoel Galdino, executive director of Transparency Brazil.

  10. Caricom's Energy-Efficient Building Code Could Be Tough Sell

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 21 (IPS) - Caribbean Community (Caricom) states are in the process of formulating an energy efficiency building code for the region that would help reduce CO2 emissions, but implementation of the code may depend heavily on moral suasion for its success.

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