International Renewable Energy Agency urges global ramp-up of wind and solar, because it will deliver 90% of all emissions reduction needed for 1.5°C climate goal.
Equivalent of Covid-19 triggered emissions reductions needed every two years to meet Paris Agreement goals, researchers say.
Australia’s emissions begin to head back up in latest figures, as the Australian economy recovers from the symptoms of Covid-19.
A new analysis shows that despite the temporary dent from Covid-19 and gains in renewables, Australia is returning to a badly off-track state on emissions.
Proposed Covid stimulus package signed off by Trump promises two-year extension of one of the US’s most successful renewable energy supports.
Covid and drought help reduce emissions in latest quarter, but there’s little evidence of any long-term cuts, apart from the switch to wind and solar.
France-based Akuo Energy puts 132MW Granite Hills wind farm on ice due to “extreme financial pressures” wrought by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Former Treasury economist says BZE Million Jobs Plan would deliver a stronger economic recovery, with lower unemployment, higher living standards, and less debt.
Covid-19 travel restrictions and continued renewables growth contribute to fall in Australia’s emissions, but benefits set to be short lived.
Energy market analysts warn that the ‘only way is up’ for electricity prices, as Covid-19 will have a temporary role in pushing prices down.