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Global Energy Investment Fell 12% In 2016

The ECOreport reposts another story of the continued contraction of the fossil fuel sector, Global Energy Investment Fell 12% In 2016

Press Release from the International Energy Agency

Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline, as increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending, according to the International Energy Agency’s annual World Energy Investment report.

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Chinese Emissions Rise With Increased Industrial Output

The ECOreport reposts news in the fight against rising global emissions, Chinese Emissions Rise With Increased Industrial Output

Originally Posted on Greenpeace Energydesk

By Lauri Myllyvirta

China’s overdependence on heavy industry and construction is not only an environmental hazard — it’s a massive financial risk.

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EU Approves Tougher Power Plant Pollution Rules

The ECOreport reposts news of increased regulation, EU Approves Tougher Power Plant Pollution Rules

Originally Posted on Greenpeace Energydesk

By Zachary Davies Boren

The EU will adopt tougher power plant emissions rules following a razor-thin vote in which the UK unexpectedly came out in favour of the new standards.

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Will BC’S LNG Exports Reduce Global Emissions?

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ed pertaining to Christy Clark’s credibility, Will BC’S LNG Exports Reduce Global Emissions?

Originally Posted on the Pembina Institute

By Josha MacNab

The claim that B.C. LNG will result in emissions reductions in China is one that British Columbians have heard repeatedly over the past four years. The story by now should be familiar: producing and shipping liquefied natural gas from B.C. will be good for the global climate.

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China Coal Plant Approvals Drop 85%

The ECOreport reposts further news of the collapsing market,  China Coal Plant Approvals Drop 85%

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

by Lauri Myllyvirta

The number of new coal power projects approved by the Chinese government fell by an astonishing 85% last year, a new analysis shows.

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Chinese Coal Consumption Falling, Solar Usage Rising

The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed about the decline of fossil fuels: Chinese coal consumption still falling, while solar rises

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

By Zachary Davies Boren

Carbon emissions from China’s energy sector stalled last year for the third year running — as coal use fell again and solar deployment nearly doubled.

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Growth In Global Coal Demand Will Stall Over The Next Five Years

The ECOreport reposts a forecast for the energy market, Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years

Press release from the International Energy Agency

BEIJING -Growth in global coal demand will stall over the next five years as the appetite for the fuel wanes and other energy sources gain ground, according to the latest coal forecast from the International Energy Agency.

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Catherine McKenna On Transitioning To Cleaner Forms Of Energy

The ECOreport reposts the full text of the Canadian Minister’s Nov 25, 2016 speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Catherine McKenna on transitioning to cleaner forms of energy

Originally Published at Environment & Climate Change Canada

I would like to begin by acknowledging that the land we are on is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee (HO-Dehn-Oh-show-knee), the Métis, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

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Fossil Fuel Emissions Did Not Grow In 2015

The ECOreport reposts good news from the downturn in coal consumption, Fossil Fuel Emissions Did Not Grow In 2015

Originally Published on University of East Anglia News

Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.

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International Energy Agency Discloses Looming Water Crises

The ECOreport reposts a International Energy Agency Discloses Looming Water Crises

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

By Harri Lammi

The global power sector could increase its water consumption 45% by 2040, according a new report by the world’s leading energy analysts.

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