The North African country has an ambitious plan to supply 52 percent of its total power generation from renewable energy sources by 2030.
The IEA said that renewables such as wind and solar energy continued to grow rapidly but the global transition to clean energy is still far too slow to meet climate pledges.
China and India have been facing a serious energy crunch as the economies of the two Asian nations struggle to recover from the crisis posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
As climate crisis threats multiply, the leaders of top polluting countries gathered for an international climate summit but some still failed to pledge to ramp up their goals to reduce carbon emissions and slow global warming.
The bill will requires financial firms to explain how they would manage climate-related risks and opportunities.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund spends $1.6B for a 50 percent stake in Borssele 1 and 2 wind farms located in North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. Farm is capable of generating 752 megawatts of renewable energy.
Heavily dependent on foreign energy imports, Turkey expands renewable energy capacity in hydro, solar, wind, and biomass power to increase energy independence.
The French case is part of a mounting push by climate campaigners across the world to hold states responsible for ecological damage blamed on climate change.
In the Paris Agreement, nearly 200 countries set their own national targets for reducing or controlling pollution of heat-trapping gases. It was negotiated in 2015 with lots of prodding by the US and China and went into effect on November 4, 2016.
The World Bank had invested more than $12 billion in fossil fuels since 2015, according to a report by Urgewald, an environmental NGO based in Germany.
CEO Sundar Pichai says US wildfires have increased public awareness of climate change and his company wants to bring further attention to it through its new goal.
Mix of renewables to include mainly wind and solar power, but also geothermal, tidal, wave and biomass energy, according to Syed Aqeel Hussain Jafry, policy director for the government's Alternative Energy Development Board.
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