Trump greenlights drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but will oil companies show up?

Trump greenlights drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but will oil companies show up?
The Trump administration has announced that it is opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development – the latest twist in a decades-long battle over the fate of this remote area. Its timing is truly terrible. Low oil prices, a pandemic-driven recession and looming elections add up to highly unfavorable conditions for launching expensive drilling operations. In the longer term, the climate crisis and an ongoing shift...
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China's lead in the global solar race - at a glance

China Solar
In the space of 25 years, China will have gone from having virtually no solar panels to leading the world by a margin of more than 100%.  Estimates from market intelligence business Wood Mackenzie sees China's photovoltaic panel installations hit a cumulative total of 370 GWdc by 2024 - more than double the US's capacity at that point. As countries around the world continue to increase their solar capacity, Wood Mackenzie predicts 2020 will ...
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Seoul is putting solar panels on all public buildings and 1 million homes

Solar Panels
Look up as you walk the streets of South Korea's capital and you'll see a renewable-energy revolution taking place. By 2022, every public building and 1 million homes in the city are set to be powered by solar. The Solar City Seoul project is part of a programme to wean Asia's fourth-largest economy off its dependence on coal, gas and nuclear for power generation. The country aims to generate 35% of its electricity from renewables by 2040. The Wo...
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