Green Growth

Chernobyl on the small screen still shadows big picture for nuclear

By BLOOMBERG
VIENNA • A television series about the world’s worst nuclear accident is refocusing millions of viewers on atomic risks just as the ...

Hungary to build RM5b green-powered town from scratch

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain. ...

Australia revives divestment threat for big power companies

The policies include forcing companies that generate and sell electricity to divest generation assets as a last resort
By BLOOMBERG MELBOURNE • ...

UK utility nationalisation plan unveiled by Labour

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Britain’s Opposition Labour Party outlined plans to nationalise large swathes of the UK energy industry if it wins the next ...

New York deals critical blow to RM4.2b shale gas pipeline

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • New York denied a key permit for a US$1 billion (RM4.16 billion) Williams Cos Inc shale gas pipeline, dealing a critical blow ...

Langat centralised sewage treatment plant sets tunnelling record

The project now has the longest micro tunnelling curvature, 1 of many important segments that supports a total of 105km gravity sewer networks
By ...

UK urged to adopt world’s toughest climate targets

LONDON • British people need to fly less, drive electric cars, eat little meat and turn their home thermostats down to 19°C in order to rein in greenhouse ...

With climate losses rising, central banks push greener finance

They set out a road map for authorities to use in prodding executives and investment funds to weigh up the impact global warming will have on ...

PTP, JPA volunteers plant 600 mangrove saplings in Tg Adang

By TMR
Some 600 mangrove saplings were planted in Tanjung Adang coastal area near Gelang Patah in Johor recently. The welcome development on the ...

Bhutan is all alone in carbon-neutral nation club

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees — and so little pollution — that it actually gobbles ...

Langat Sewerage Project attracts hundreds of students, lecturers

More than 550 students and lecturers from 11 universities visited the Langat project site in their quest to learn more about ...

Gates among billionaires backing Alphabet energy spinoff

The money will help Malta further develop a system that uses large vats of molten salt and cooler liquid to store electricity generated from variable ...