Politicians in Papua New Guinea have thrown their support behind a plan to power the country’s development through coal.

Extraction industries are responsible for half of the world’s carbon emissions and more than 80% of biodiversity loss, according to the most comprehensive environmental tally undertaken of mining a

India produces over 145 million tonnes of surplus biomass every year, which is usually burnt in the fields resulting in major air pollution

Active forest management has helped to expand Sweden’s forested areas and thereby boost the country’s wood and bioenergy resource base. While about three-quarters of annual growth is harvested, those areas are replanted. The other quarter of each year’s growth is left in place to provide ongoing carbon uptake and maintain ecological stability.

This paper investigates the role of ‘social spillovers’ – people learning from and imitating the behaviour of other people – in the adoption of new technologies, with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in India.

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government and utility EDF (EDF.PA) will study the possibility of converting the 1.2 gigawatts (GW) Cordemais coal power generators to burn biomass due to its importanc

Solid biomass from forests, farms and cities provides a major energy source for heat and power generation, potentially accounting for a fifth of global energy consumption by 2050 amid accelerated adoption of renewables.

This collection aims to provide a reference for policy makers and practitioners working to scale up bioenergy in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Energy, agriculture, forestry, environment, finance and business experts all seek for solutions to provide energy and also enhance food security, social welfare and environmental sustainability.

There is a strong link between gender and energy in view of food preparation and the acquisition of fuel, especially in rural areas.

Britain’s Drax (DRX.L) has started a pilot project to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions at its biomass plant, the first of its kind in Europe, Drax said on Monday.

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