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BP sets bold agenda
Climate

Planning to eliminate CO2 emissions

BP’s CEO set out the boldest climate plan of any major oil company, pledging to eliminate almost all of the carbon emissions from its operations and the fuel it sells to customers. This sets an ambitious agenda for what’s becoming an existential challenge for the oil industry.

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Source: Bloomberg Green
Electricity out of thin air
Energy

Air-gen device generates clean energy 24/7

Laboratories at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created the new Air-gen device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from air moisture. The new technology is non-polluting, renewable, low-cost and can generate power in areas with low humidity.

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Source: The Engineer
50th WEF Annual Meeting
Youth

Young change-makers at Davos 2020

“Engaging all stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world” was at the heart of Davos 2020, the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. For the first time, Davos opened its doors to teenagers fighting on the frontlines to secure a better future for our planet.

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Source: World Economic Forum
10 predictions for 2020
ClimateEnergy

Energy, vehicles & sustainability

A record year of wind installations, driven by a towering 69 GW of new onshore capacity. That’s just one prediction by BloombergNEF for what 2020 will bring for the low-carbon transition. Companies and investors are more than ever committed to a cleaner future.

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Source: BloombergNEF
Geothermal on the rise
Energy

Top 10 geothermal countries

Global geothermal power generation capacity stood at 15,406 MW in 2019, with the top 10 geothermal countries contributing over 90%. With addition of 759 MW in capacity, this is the largest annual growth of geothermal in the past 20 years.

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Source: ThinkGeoEnergy
Building a greener economy
Energy

Top 5 emerging markets for clean energy investment

The Climatescope survey profiles 104 emerging markets worldwide and evaluates their ability to attract capital for low-carbon energy sources while building a greener economy. The top 5 emerging markets include India, Chile, Brazil, China and Kenya.

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Source: BloombergNEF