Kenya seems to have one foot in the past and the other foot planted firmly in the future. Many parts of Kenya lack infrastructure. Even in the capital Nairobi, many people have no running water and sanitation.
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?
The US state, the fifth-largest economy in the world, has committed to producing 100 percent clean electricity by 2045. The law contradicts President Donald Trump's energy policy, aimed at boosting the coal industry.
Germany can hasten its closure of nuclear and the oldest coal-fired power plants without endangering its energy self-sufficiency, Friends of the Earth said. Otherwise, Berlin would miss its climate targets.
The power lines connecting France and the Iberian Peninsula are set to be upgraded. But will more renewable electricity flow from Portugal to Central Europe, or more French nuclear power flow in the other direction?
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