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FOSSIL FUEL NEWS

Fossil fuel use could peak in just a few years. Still, major challenges loom.

October 13, 2021 5:11 pm

The International Energy Agency now projects that humanity’s emissions of carbon dioxide will reach a peak by the mid-2020s and then drop slowly in the decades thereafter.

Harvard University to end investment in fossil fuels

September 10, 2021 12:23 pm

The university's indirect investments in the fossil fuel industry "are in runoff mode," he added. The indirect investments, made through private equity funds, make up less than 2% of the endowment, Bacow wrote.

Explained: What a new study says about fossil fuel extraction and global warming

September 10, 2021 7:45 am

The study says that as of now, both planned and operational fossil fuel extraction projects are not conducive to meeting the targets set out by the climate agreement signed in 2015.

A new map for the end of Oil Age: Technology is answer to energy transition

December 07, 2020 9:05 am

How should India, an economy dependent on fossil fuels, navigate future energy transitions? A new book has some pointers

Fossil fuel air pollution cost: $8 billion/day, 4.5 million deaths/year

February 14, 2020 8:21 am

Globally, PM2.5 is also estimated to cause the loss of 62.7 million years of life, 2.7 million emergency room visits due to asthma, 2 million preterm births and 1.75 billion work absences.

Stocking up, underground

July 15, 2015 2:48 am

For India, emergency crude stockpile located in rock caverns beneath the hills of Visakhapatnam might be a first of its kind project, but is part of a larger plan

Plan to phase out fossil fuel subsidies back on G20 table

June 28, 2010 1:12 am

The plan for phasing out fossil fuel subsidies was back on the G20 agenda,with the US and other developed countries insisting on its inclusion.