Fact check: Do climate policies raise energy bills?

Fact check: Do climate policies raise energy bills?

By Roland LLOYD PARRY Numerous posts on social media blame climate-change policies for the surge in energy prices. AFP Fact Check asked experts whether the claim stands up. “Higher energy prices are all a part of the climate cult agenda. Make their ‘green...
Portugal bets all on renewables after abandoning coal

Portugal bets all on renewables after abandoning coal

By Levi FERNANDES As the UN steps up calls to make the switch to renewable energy to fight the global climate emergency, Portugal is among the first European Union countries to abandon coal. It will share the lessons it has learned so far at November’s COP27 UN...
Climate: Africa’s energy future on a knife’s edge

Climate: Africa’s energy future on a knife’s edge

By Marlowe HOOD With more than half its population lacking mains electricity and still using charcoal and other damaging sources for cooking, Africa’s energy future –- torn between fossil fuels and renewables — is up for grabs. As nations discuss the...