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COP26: How Lack of Climate Finance Derails Coal Phase-out Agenda

The chaos around the last-minute change in the coal declaration by India, China and South Africa at COP26 has certainly made it harder to reach the 1.5-degree target. At the Glasgow UN climate summit, nations pledged to phase-out coal, reduce methane, end deforestation and support the energy transition, etc. With the USD 100 billion pledge of climate finance still not being fulfilled, small and developing countries called for climate justice. Many nations now plan to revisit their commitment by the end of 2022.

Why Clean Cooking Is Not Always Climate Friendly

From a climate perspective clean cooking technologies that are currently being pushed are not always climate friendly with a reliance on LPG.

Solar Lamps: Empowering Marginalised Communities in Asia

Solar Lamps also called Soler Lanterns being used in Rural Household

Learnings from Bangladesh’s Solar Home System

The world's largest off-grid solar program gave 20 million Bangladeshis access to electricity in rural areas. The program so far has gained a lot of global popularity and experts believe it can be replicated in other countries.

Kusum: Bumpy Ride for India’s Solar Pump Scheme

There are over 20 million grid-connected agriculture water pumps in India consuming more than 17% of the total annual electricity. Touted as the silver bullet to uplift the agriculture sector and push the distributed-solar market, Kusum scheme faces several hurdles and implementation issues.

Solar and Wind Power Potential in Bangladesh

Global Climate Scope ranks Bangladesh in the 41st position from all observed markets in terms...

The Power Overcapacity in Bangladesh and How Can Renewable Energy Help

June was the month when the new Power Sector Master Plan in Bangladesh should have...

The Renewable Energy Potential of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country that, without any fanfare, had managed to overcome a past filled...

The State of Renewable Energy in Bangladesh – Slow Transition, But Big Potential

Data by the World Bank for 2019 shows that Bangladesh was ranked 5th for the...

COP26 – Is This Make Or Break For The Paris Agreement?

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is one of the most impactful,...

Asia’s Growing Renewable Energy Capacity is a Bullish Sign for Investors

Asia makes up the lion’s share of global renewable energy (RE), which will continue to...

What Decreasing Renewable Energy Costs in Vietnam Mean for Investors?

The transition to renewable energy in Vietnam is at an inflection point. The country that...

Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Success Stories Promise a Bright Future

If there is a single example of an inspiring renewable energy transition, it is Vietnam....

Renewable Energy Challenges and Opportunities in Vietnam

With a population soon to reach 100m and a booming economy, Vietnam’s energy needs are...

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