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French power shift: green energy co-op takes on fossil fuels

France is looking to small, self-sustaining green power projects to solve its energy woes. Advocates say the move democratizes electricity production while reducing dependencies on fossil fuels and foreign powers. With its tranquil, tree-lined main...

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Is China reexporting Russian gas to Europe?

As the EU attempts to unpick its reliance on Russian gas, it could become more dependent on Chinese supplies, some of which come from Russia. This might undermine the aim of reducing purchases of its...

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Can hydropower withstand a future of extreme weather?

Hydropower has long been seen as a reliable renewable energy source. But during drought and heavy rain, hydropower plants often come to a standstill. Will climate change spell the end for this clean energy alternative?...

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Climate change: Scrap new fossil fuel projects to reach net-zero, says IEA

The International Energy Agency says in a new report that ending investment in new coal, oil and gas development is crucial to reaching ambitious climate targets by 2050. All future fossil fuel projects must be...

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Plunging solar energy prices spell bright future for clean electricity

Solar energy has fallen in cost faster than experts predicted. How did electricity from photovoltaic panels get so cheap? The plummeting cost of turning sunlight into electricity is beating forecasts by decades, speeding the transition...

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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels

Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection. The electric car pensioner...

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Dubai: Can the city of black gold go green?

Oil has fed Dubai’s explosion into one of the most conspicuously wealthy cities in the world. Now, it says it wants to cut emissions – but can it source enough water without fossil-fueled desalination? In...

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Why coal companies want Trump to stay in the Paris climate pact

Fossil fuel firms fearing that America will lose influence in shaping the global climate regime are urging Trump to keep a seat at the table. Climate activists can’t agree on whether it’s better to have...

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Europe: More energy-efficient, but still import-dependent

Total energy use in the European Union is slightly lower today than it was in 1990, but fossil fuels remain king, and dependency on fuel imports has grown. Climate and geopolitical risks have grown in...

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Rockefeller Fund: ‘The oil age is coming to an end’

Stephen Heintz, president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, explains to DW how it makes perfect sense that a fund which got rich on oil is now divesting from fossil fuels. With its announcement to pull...