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.
Environmental activists are up against Tesla and the law as they try and stop the march of capitalism on their environment.
The wind farm will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power when it reaches full capacity later this year, helping Senegal meet 30 percent energy needs from renewable sources.
To achieve its aim of becoming the first climate-neutral continent, EU countries have been trying to increase their energy production from renewable resources.
Activists say international music tours heavily impact the environment, with concerns about the amount of electricity used to power stadiums.
Saudi Arabia has an incredible opportunity to move away from its complete dependence on oil, but it will need to make a number of structural changes to ensure its plans are not derailed.
China, the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter, has vowed to control new coal production and new coal-fired power capacity as part of its commitments to curb pollution and tackle global warming.
As Japan looks to ensure security in the region, it could play a vital role in negotiating between Iran and the US.
Without faster progress, 650 million people will still be left without access to electric power in 2030 - nine out of 10 of them living in sub-Saharan Africa, World Bank and other international bodies warned.
Natural gas accounts for 45 percent of the rise in energy consumption, helping drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions.
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