Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest, who amassed a fortune from iron ore mining in Western Australia, is the focus of a long-form piece in the New York Times this weekend. The Times Australian correspondent Damien Cave followed Forrest across Western Australia for the article titled ‘Can a Carbon-Emitting Iron Ore […]
There are concerts that the growing price of copper – with high global demand outstripping supply – could hold back the renewables revolution this decade. The global price in copper this week hit a record high, with inventories on the London Metal Exchange the lowest since 1974. Copper, one of […]
The global cement industry is responsible for about 8% of global emissions and that’s a big problem. While the world needs cement to grow economies, the industry is a key part of the net zero future. Now the cement industry has ledged to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by up […]
A French court has ordered the state to honour its commitments on climate change, environmental organisations bringing the case said on Thursday. France is one of several countries where environmental activists are using the judicial system to force their governments to take faster action against global warming.
A coalition of political parties working to form a government in Germany has committed to end coal in the country by 2030, nearly a decade earlier than previously expected. The leaders of the Social Democrats, Greens and the liberal Free Democrats said their parties would now enter formal coalition negotiations […]
The government of New South Wales, Australia’s most populated State, will fund A$3 billion ($US2.3B) in green hydrogen grants. The State is looking to attract between A$80 and A$50 billion in hydrogen development infrastructure as it accelerates its shift to zero emissions. The announcement was made with FFI Chairman Andrew […]