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‘It’s not out of the realm of possibility’ that the US could achieve Joe Biden’s ‘decadal vision of commercial fusion,’ US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm said on Monday.
EDPR is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region as it shifts focus from distributed solar installations in Europe to large projects that need land space.
The prime minister says he is still committed to reaching net zero by 2050, but in a way that makes allowances for voters facing inflation pressures.
The complex, officially known as CRAFT, will feature doughnut-shaped vacuum chamber and massive superconducting magnet for fusion experiments, according to Xinhua report.
‘It’s so far outside anything we’ve seen, it’s almost mind-blowing.’
The Hydromover, developed by the Goal Zero consortium, has a capacity to carry 25 tons of cargo and a battery that can be swapped in minutes when depleted.
The bank is a backer of the Suralaya coal-fired power complex, which is the largest in southeast Asia, and plans to build 2 more would emit 250 million tons of CO2.
Tongji Hai-1 multi-tiered stereoscopic tower base observation platform is reported to be the world’s most advanced observation tower for comprehensive scientific research.
Hong Kong’s largest shipping fuel supplier has achieved a first for China by refuelling an ocean-going vessel using a climate-friendly marine biofuel mix. It must continue its search for other affordable long-term alternatives, says a senior executive.
In 2021, around 3,437 tonnes of food waste were disposed of at landfills every day in Hong Kong, according to the latest figures from the Environmental Protection Department.
Sinopec, PetroChina and CNOOC have not fulfilled the minimum requirements to align with the Paris Agreement and continue ‘to put investors at risk’, according to the think tank.
Meet four companies in Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen that are determined to turn innovations that reduce carbon footprint into viable businesses.
Singapore currently generates 95 per cent of its electricity from natural gas, but lack of space limits the building of solar and wind farms.
California signed its most recent pact with the Chinese province of Hainan in August, including academic cooperation on air pollution, carbon neutrality and zero-emission vehicles.
International efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the food sector are falling well below what is needed for the world to achieve its climate goals, according to the head of The Nature Conservancy.
‘Our climate is imploding faster than we can cope,’ UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says, and scientists say frequent heatwaves are generating a ‘witch’s brew’ of air pollution that shortens human lifespans.
As climate change causes world temperatures to rise, start-ups from the UK to China to the US are developing clothes that use various cooling technologies to make their wearers more comfortable.
Hong Kong identity card holders will be able to subscribe in HK$10,000 increments starting September 18, with the bonds to support public-works projects.
It is the latest developer to launch an initiative that forms part of an industry-wide decarbonisation push aimed at helping the city reach its climate targets.
Companies on the S&P 500 produce just 3.4 per cent of their revenue from clean-energy sources, roughly half as much as companies on the Shanghai Composite Index.
Team from China and Britain finds scientific evidence for link between Tibetan Plateau and East Asian circulation and precipitation.
As the number of EV surges globally, there are increasing discussions about whether these cars are truly environmentally friendly, given the substantial carbon emissions generated during their production and in power grids used to charge their batteries.
China’s central government will direct part of its budget to pilot projects featuring advanced green and low-carbon technologies to support the country’s 2060 carbon-neutral goal, boost its weak economy and gain a competitive edge in the global green tech market, authorities said on Wednesday.
Local governments have jumped on the bandwagon, rolling out plans to develop the industry after Beijing released its first ever national hydrogen strategy last March. However, the planned quantities far exceed the national target.
CNOOC plans to accelerate the integration of its new energy and oil and gas business after first-half net profit fell 11.3 per cent to US$8.7 billion due to declining crude prices.