Green Growth

270 students get school supplies from PTP

Fifteen-year-old Ahmad Albar Safar was full of excitement after receiving new sets of school uniform and school supplies.
“I am excited to start the ...

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 ...

End of an era as Germany’s last black-coal mine closes

BERLIN • Germany will close its last black-coal mine today, turning the page on two centuries of mining history in the Ruhr region that helped fuel the ...

A little good news about climate change for once

Nineteen countries have seen a decade of economic growth and lower CO2 emissions
NEW YORK • Climate scientists have some good news, for a change. ...

Solar goals stymied in India on lack of interest

NEW DELHI • India’s effort to spur its own solar power equipment industry seems to be failing, with only one company so far bidding for the nation’s tender ...

UK looks to hydrogen as source of green energy to make heat

So long as the hydrogen is made without emissions, it can be counted as clean energy
LONDON • An influential panel of lawmakers in the Parliament is ...

Lithium king bets big on mine stake

SANTIAGO • Albemarle Corp agreed to pay US$1.15 billion (RM4.82 billion) for a stake in a giant lithium mine in Australia, guaranteeing the biggest ...

China builds RM14b clean energy link to cut curtailment

BEIJING • China started construction of a 22.6 billion yuan (RM13.56 billion) ultra-high voltage (UHV) electricity line to deliver renewable power from the ...

Green groups’ big win on candidates outshines drilling curb loss

DENVER • Environmental groups are finding it’s easier to get votes for candidates than for causes.
At least that’s the approach that national ...

Norway’s wealth fund balks at divesting greenhouse gas emitters

The council has called on the investor to sell 5 unidentified companies that have high levels of emissions
by BLOOMBERG OSLO • In a direct ...

How high does carbon need to be? Somewhere from RM83 to RM112,000

The price required depends on the goal policymakers want to hit, and what other rules and regulations they impose, say scientists
London • The idea ...

Malakoff booster to MPSJ’s tree planting efforts

By TMR
Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) has planted close to 136,000 trees in the first three quarters of this year, surpassing its annual target ...