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German Energy Policy Following the 2017 Election

26 September 2017

As the dust settles on the results of the German election, it is becoming obvious that the fall in votes for the two largest parties, including Angela Merkel’s CDU, will mean significant changes in German policies in a number of areas. There has also been speculation that the CDU will form a [read more]

The uncertain death of king coal

4 August 2017

by Omair Ahmad After three years of declining coal production, China has suddenly seen a rise in both its production and consumption. While analysts debate whether this is a mere blip in an overall declining trend of coal use, the rest of Asia is also caught in the midst of a strange debate where [read more]

The dangers of Pakistan’s coal revival

26 February 2016

Due to a crippling electricity shortage, Pakistan is all set to expand power generation through coal, but renewables may be a better option Maha Wasim, The Third Pole Last December, delegates from over 150 countries gathered at the UN Climate Summit in Paris to conclude an agreement on climate with [read more]