Environment

The world’s biggest carbon-emitting nations are falling well short of peers in efforts to tackle a “global climate emergency,” according to new research. The Green Future Index, released late last month by MIT Technology Review, measures and ranks 76 nations and territories on their progress toward building a low carbon future. It showed China and
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As Jennifer Sensiba and others have been pointing out recently, rural areas need electric vehicle charging stations too. Electrify America is stomping across the country building out a large ultrafast charging network, and it has clearly learned a great deal about these needs and the challenges serving these needs in the process. One challenge in
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Wind turbines in waters off the coast of Kent, England. Chris Laurens/Construction Photography/Avalon | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The European offshore wind sector attracted over 26 billion euros (around $31.7 billion) of investment last year, a record amount, according to the latest figures from industry body WindEurope. In an announcement Monday, the Brussels-based organization
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Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive officer of Total SA, speaks during the Europlace Infraweek conference at the French Finance Ministry in Paris, France, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Nathan Laine | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The chief executive of French oil major Total called on governments to explain the cost of carbon neutrality pledges, urging
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Black History Month here in America is really important, because it sheds light on the stories of many African Americans who have fought for justice — whether fighting slavery and for freedom, or fighting for voting rights and equal rights, or fighting for the right to just be seen as human. It’s terrible what African
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The International Monetary Fund has raised its economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa region’s growth in 2020 by 1.2 percentage points to an overall contraction of 3.8%, showing that despite some progress since the coronavirus pandemic began, it’s still been a brutal year by any account.    Recovery
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