Prices are already soaring in a market that has been tight for months. European coal jumped 14% to a three-week high after news of the proposed ban.
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Gazprom Marketing & Trading is facing liquidity problems as banks delay its transactions and peers refuse to deal with it.
Developing nations contribute the least to climate change but they are the most affected, leading some to discuss whether or not developed nations should take responsibility for the damage.
With rich countries vaccinating growing proportions of their vulnerable populations, the link between infection numbers and deaths appears to be diminishing.
The company plans to apply for regulatory clearance globally, with much of the first available doses going to low- and middle-income countries.
The diaspora is collecting funds, lobbying governments in countries where they reside and making pledges to shuttle essential supplies and equipment.
Reviews by U.K. and European Union regulators finding potential links to the unusual side effects are another blow for the shot.
For green finance enthusiasts, a new flavor of debt could emerge this year — nature bonds. Sales of green bonds — which typically raise money for clean energy projects — are expected to grow by a third this year to record levels, as governments and ...
The momentum on the continent is particularly strong in East Africa, where big money is flowing into growing and stabilizing the electricity grid.
Smaller companies often don’t have the resources to develop sophisticated climate plans but now, slowly, organizations are stepping in to help.