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29 October 2021

China firms ups plans to reach peak emissions by 2030

28 October 2021

China has outlined details of its plans to bring carbon emissions to a peak before 2030 as part of its wider strategy of reaching net zero by 2060, Reuters reported.

Alliance of CEOs urge governments to meet 1bn tonne reduction target by 2030

28 October 2021

A list of 91 corporate CEOs have signed an open letter to world leaders committing themselves to meeting the Paris Agreement’s climate change targets and to reduce emissions by more than 1bn tonnes per year by 2030.

$1 trillion solar investment target set as costs fall

28 October 2021

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and Bloomberg Philanthropies are to lead efforts to mobilise $1 trillion in global investment for scaling up solar energy across ISA member countries.

China maintains 2060 date for carbon neutrality

28 October 2021

China aims to reach peak emissions before 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, although it has refused to commit to any earlier dates.

China adds 25.56 GW of new solar capacity so far in 2021

28 October 2021

China installed 25.56 GW of new solar capacity in the first nine months of 2021, according to official figures released by the National Energy Administration (NEA).

Comet Ridge makes headway at Queensland CBM project

28 October 2021

Australian junior Comet Ridge has begun drilling a dual lateral well at its Mahalo North coal-bed methane (CBM) development in Queensland.

AsiaElec: Beijing liberalises renewables tariffs

27 October 2021

China has liberalised its solar tariff rules in a bid to boost investment in renewables in order to meet rising demand for power in the coming winter.

UN warns that net-zero pledges are insufficient and not urgent enough

27 October 2021

A majority of G20 net-zero pledges made so far are not strong enough and are not backed up by meaningful and effective promises of action.

AsianOil: Australia unveils net zero roadmap, remains committed to coal, gas

26 October 2021

The Australian government has not only laid out its plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 but has also thrown its support behind the country’s coal and natural gas producers and exporters.