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Scientists warn replacing fossil fuels with wood is ‘false solution’ to climate crisis

15 February 2021 - Over 500 scientists have warned world leaders against treating biomass as carbon neutral and supporting tree cutting for energy production.

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Winner of XPRIZE Carbon Removal to get USD 50 million from Elon Musk

15 February 2021 - In the first phase of the global carbon capture and storage competition, XPRIZE will select 15 teams, which will get help in fundraising

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IRENA, IHA promote role of sustainable hydropower on path to climate goals

10 February 2021 - IRENA and IHA argue sustainable hydropower should be incentivized due to its importance for the carbon neutrality push

China launches carbon trading system

China launches carbon trading system

04 February 2021 - Carbon emissions trading includes a total of 2,225 power companies, which last year accounted for about 40% of the country’s emissions.

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US poised for radical change on climate policy under President Biden

28 January 2021 - US President Joe Biden has ordered the new administration to review oil and gas projects on federal land, scrap fossil fuel subsidies, and replace the government’s vehicle fleet with electric cars.

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Elon Musk offers USD 100 million prize for best carbon capture technology

25 January 2021 - Elon Musk, founder and CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors, has said he will...

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Cartoonists against devastation of rivers: “Mini Hydropower Plants – Maximum Destruction”

15 January 2021 - The contest organized by SharaWatch and the Union of Cartoonist of Serbia has attracted some 350 works from 40 countries.

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What lifestyle changes are people ready to make to help fight climate change?

15 January 2021 - Americans, Chinese, and Europeans say it would be easier to give up flying to fight...

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German International Climate Initiative offers EUR 60,000-100,000 grants for climate, biodiversity projects

06 January 2021 - The initiative has published Small Grants International Call for small and local organisations from 142 partner countries.

Pledges in Trees in Cities Challenge reach 11 million

Pledges in Trees in Cities Challenge reach 11 million

06 January 2021 - UNECE said 11 million trees would be planted as a result of its Trees in Cities Challenge. Tirana vowed to plant almost one tree per inhabitant

Most read in 2020 on Balkan Green Energy News

Most read articles on Balkan Green Energy News in 2020

31 December 2020 - The energy transition and environmental protection were the most popular topics in 2020 in the English language section on Balkan Green Energy News

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Green hydrogen not profitable yet, but major investments may spur technology development

22 December 2020 - Green hydrogen projects are still more political than economic but upcoming investments will give a strong impetus, says Branko Milićević from UNECE

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