Geologists estimate that British shale gas reserves could supply its natural gas needs for decades. So-called fracking could unlock much more gas than older methods – but environmentalists are strongly opposed.
A study has found that 60 percent of international public finance in African energy goes to fossil fuels, compared to just 18 percent to cleaner alternatives. Are wealthy countries offshoring emissions?
Nigeria is struggling to create jobs for its 69 million unemployed young people, while facing growing fossil fuel consumption. Analyst Sylvia Nwoko thinks focusing on meeting climate change goals could cut unemployment.
Judicial advice says RWE's right to clear Hambach Forest depends on conditions that haven't been met. Are German police evicting protestors to make way for illegal activity by the energy company?
The protest over a scrap of ancient forest in Germany is about much more than a few scraggly tree huggers. It's about the future of energy — and protection of the climate around the world, says DW's Sonya Diehn.
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