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Turning the page on the age of oil

By Achim Steiner and Francesco La Camera on euractiv.com Governments have a choice: stimulate fossil fuel industries or invest in a more resilient recovery, powered by renewable energy.  This is a once in a generation chance, write Achim…

Coronavirus waste: Burn it or dump it?

Masks, gloves, and other contaminated garbage from hospitals and households, which have been piling up by the thousands of tons as Spain battled through the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, have undermined recycling chains and overwhelmed…

Coronavirus’ effect on the energy sector

As offices, schools and other establishments close in an effort to contain the virus, some people are concerned about the stability of the grid. Yet, aside from adjusting to the new conditions of working from home, Professor Phil Hart,…

Reuters: Coronavirus hits demand for oil, energy

A fast-spreading coronavirus in China has sent shockwaves through global energy markets, prompting OPEC and allied producers to consider deepening crude supply curbs as Asia’s largest oil refiner has slashed over a tenth of its output.…

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