Global warming is the world's biggest market failure and according to a task force, the solution might just be better trading.
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For decades almost all the electricity needed to power Africa’s most industrialized economy has been produced by a fleet of aging coal-fired plants.
Positive developments in 2020 are perhaps a strong sign that climate action is starting to be "institutionalized.”
Even if Exxon one day completes its carbon-capture plans in Wyoming, the current delay shows that urgent climate projects can sometimes become expendable in a crunch.
Smaller companies often don’t have the resources to develop sophisticated climate plans but now, slowly, organizations are stepping in to help.
Policy experts question the 15-year timetable for eliminating emissions from the U.S. electrical system, which would indeed be an immense challenge.