The International Money Fund and the World Bank have long functioned as pillars of the global economic and financial order. But when it comes to financing the energy needs of the world, there’s a new leader: China.
The amount of carbon needed to power the global economy fell to record lows in 2015, as coal consumption in major economies plummeted.
Climate denial often centers around myths about the importance of coal in alleviating poverty
Even as the U.S. pledges to cut its emissions, it is helping to finance new coal-powered plants overseas.
Air-conditioning is not just a luxury. It’s a critical adaptation tool in a warming world, with the ability to save lives.
Economist says green development is the only route to global economic growth and points to China leading the world on climate change action
Nepal is one of the most vulnerable countries in terms of climate change and its impacts.
To expand use of clean power, Kenya moves toward solar panel systems with batteries to provide power at night
Coal only makes global poverty worse.
Clean power installations will flatline without sustained policy improvements, says influential forecaster