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COP28: Greenpeace asks if nine European oil and gas majors are “getting away with murder”

bne IntelIiNews December 5, 2023

Releases study showing 360,000 people could die prematurely before the end of the century because of global heating caused by companies’ 2022 greenhouse gas emissions alone.

COP28: All the climate crisis warning lights flashing red – in charts and maps

Ben Aris in Berlin November 29, 2023

The great and good have assembled in UAE’s capital of Dubai for the COP28 conference to hash out a plan to avert the looming environmental disaster, but its probably too late.

COMMENT: Governments are failing us on climate change as COP28 nears

Roberta Harrington in Los Angeles November 22, 2023

The outcome of COP28 won’t save the world from climate chaos. That much is clear, with major economies failing on climate change, the US continuing to drill fossil fuels and China building more coal-burning plants.

EDB considering allocating resources to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower mega project

bne IntelliNews November 21, 2023

World Bank-coordinated committee of international donors is discussing issues of financial support for the 3,600-MW project, which is to include the world’s tallest dam.

SDS storms fed by sand and dust equal in weight to 350 Great Pyramids of Giza, says UNCCD

bne IntelIiNews November 19, 2023

Sometimes known as the sirocco, haboob, yellow dust, white storm or harmattan, the phenomenon that engulfs everything in its path can be a costly disaster.

Central Asia land degradation data demonstrates rapid advance of crisis worldwide says UNCCD

bne IntelIiNews November 13, 2023

Data shows that in region an area almost four times the size of Kyrgyzstan is degraded.

UAE's Masdar to build 1 GW of clean energy plants in Azerbaijan in first phase

Roberta Harrington in Los Angeles November 1, 2023

The strategic agreements cover the first phase of a 10-GW pipeline of renewable energy projects in Azerbaijan signed in June 2022.

Kyrgyz president’s appeal for foreign creditors to agree “debt-for-nature” swaps gets nowhere

bne IntelIiNews October 14, 2023

Sadyr Japarov lamented cold shoulder at the UN.