Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the global power sector grew just 0.2% in the first six months of 2023, with rapidly rising wind and solar outpacing sluggish demand growth. Emissions from electricity generation would have fallen, but droughts forced countries to increase fossil fuel use to cover declines in hydropower. Keep reading via Carbon Brief.
As more and more countries reduce coal-mining activities in line with zero emission targets, more and more mines shut down. For the people who own those mines, however, it’s far from the end of the story. Read more via Forbes.
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