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Limitless Clean Nuclear Fusion Energy Could Soon Become A Reality

3 Mins Read We’re not far away from seeing the world’s first nuclear fusion reactor, according to the latest series of papers showcasing the progress that researchers have made. Called SPARC, the compact fusion reactor could be the precursor to a practical emissions-free power plant and holds enormous potential to facilitate the much-needed transition away from fossil fuels.  […]

Denmark Passes Green Law That Could Make Climate Inaction Illegal

3 Mins Read Danish lawmakers have passed a landmark climate agreement that ensures the country will cut its carbon emissions by 70% from 1990 levels over the next decade. The deal was supported across party lines in a move the Danish Climate Ministry described as proof that “climate action and economic reconstruction go hand in hand” as the […]

Law Student Sues Australian Government For Misleading Investors Over Climate Risk

3 Mins Read A 23-year-old law student in Melbourne, Australia has filed a lawsuit against the Australian government over failure to disclose the financial risks of climate change to a number of safe investments, including government bonds. Katta O’Donnell says she hopes that the case, which is a world’s-first, will change the way the government recognises and responds […]

South Korea Backs Indonesia Coal Venture Against Own Green New Deal Pledges

3 Mins Read Apparently in South Korea, environmental concerns are limited to domestic policy. Contradicting its recent Green New Deal pledges to tackle the climate crisis, South Korea will be backing a new coal project in Indonesia. The move by the government-owned utility Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) to invest in the coal venture is clearly at odds […]

Singapore: Students Set Up Divestment Group, Pressure University To Quit Fossil Fuels

3 Mins Read Students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have recently set up a new fossil fuel divestment group, demanding the university to make public its dirty energy investments and providing a platform for the university community to voice concerns over environmental and social injustice.  The campaign group seeks to pressure NTU, currently the city-state’s second […]