Africa poised to lead way in global green revolution

Africa is poised to lead the world’s cleanest economic revolution by using renewable energy sources to power a massive spread of urbanisation, says an IEA report. The IEA, or International Energy Agency, predicts that solar energy will play a big role in supporting the continent’s growing population and industrialisation over the next 20 years. Africa has less than… Read more »

Tesco and Amazon lead latest green energy procurement push

Tesco and Amazon have become the latest high profile brands to beef up their green power procurement efforts, after inking major new renewables agreement. EDF Renewables today announced it has signed three corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Tesco, providing a total of 60MW of power to the supermarket giant.   The renewable power will come… Read more »

Switch fossil fuel subsidies to renewables to trigger clean energy revolution

Switching fossil fuel subsidies to support renewables could unleash a clean energy revolution and propel the decarbonisation of the global economy, according to a new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Despite G20 nations pledging every year since 2009 to phase out unnecessary fossil fuel subsidies, they continue to far outstrip equivalent support for… Read more »

Costa Rica wanst to become carbon neutral by 2050

Costa Rica may be about to start a climate revolution. This is at least, according to the plan introduced by President, Carlos Alvarado Quesada. The plan intends to oversse end of the country’s carbon emissions by 2050.  The goal, which due to the current scenery, could be considered unattainable, is based on a strategy that… Read more »