IEA predicts renewable energy to overtake coal by 2025
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A report by the International Energy Agency says energy insecurity amid war in Ukraine is spurring a renewable power surge. Experts predict the sector will soon surpass coal as the world's largest electricity source.
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More than a hundred climate activists have occupied the western German village of Lützerath, which is set to be demolished to make way for the expansion of the Garzweiler coal mine.
Police in Germany have started to surround the western village of Lützerath, which has been occupied for months by climate protesters ahead of a planned eviction. The site is slated to be used to mine coal.
While the big five oil companies registered record profits on the back of the energy crisis, relatively little will be reinvested in renewables as climate goals are slashed.
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The Garzweiler coal mine has been a flashpoint for climate action in Germany after activists occupied the deserted village of Lützerath to block an expansion of the mine.
A powerful explosion in a coal mine in central Colombia has claimed at least 11 lives and left 10 more workers trapped in the mine.
IMF predicts five-year economic dip, with low-income countries hardest hit. We look at why the IMF's predicted economic growth of just 3 percent, the lowest forecast since 1990, could hurt developing nations most.
The US government wants to turn domestic coalfields into green energy centers in an effort to combine climate protection with job creation. But those affected have little trust in the policy, reports Sabrina Kessler.
A decade after its creation, anaerobic digestion is flourishing in France. This method consists in breaking down organic matter to produce biogas, a renewable energy source. The sector already produces the equivalent of the energy capacity of a nuclear reactor, and this will likely be doubled by 2025.
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock called for countries around the world to ramp up their renewable energy targets and to have a global treaty on renewable energy.
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