Solar PV is expected to account for 60 per cent of global renewable power growth in 2022, followed by wind and hydropower. Photograph: iStock

New capacity for generating electricity from solar, wind and other renewables increased to a record level worldwide in 2021 – and will grow further th(...)

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has changed the energy landscape fundamentally, a German official has said. File photograph: Andre Borges/Bloomberg

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has “changed the energy landscape fundamentally” and high energy prices are now likely to remain an issue for some time, (...)

When the next global assessment by the IPCC comes out in seven years’ time, the world might be very close to or beyond 1.5 degrees. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images

The latest verdict of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes the world is not on track to limit global warming to 1.5 degre(...)

The corporate headquarters of Gazprom Germania, the German unit of Russian natural gas company Gazprom. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

European Union officials raided the offices of Gazprom ’s German units as part of a probe into the Russian gas giant’s role in pushing prices in the c(...)

US president Joe Biden: He will speak on Thursday on actions to reduce impact of Russian invasion of Ukraine on oil prices. Photograph: Ting Shen/Bloomberg

US president Joe Biden is close to announcing another big release of oil from emergency stocks in the US as he steps up efforts to cool crude prices t(...)

Russia is suffering failure rates as high as 60 per cent for some of its precision-guided missiles. Photograph: EPA/ROMAN PILIPEY

The head of Britain’s GCHQ spy service said on Wednesday that new intelligence showed some Russian soldiers in Ukraine had refused to carry out orders(...)

The International Energy Agency has published a 10-point plan to cut energy usage as Ukraine invasion disrupts market.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday urged consumers to travel less, share transport and drive more slowly, part of a 10-point plan to cut (...)

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European stocks edged higher on Thursday, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street after a widely anticipated US interest rate hike, while lingering op(...)

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Oil prices climbed about 3 per cent on Thursday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) said markets could lose three million barrels a day (bpd) (...)

Refugees receive food after arriving at the West Train Station from Zahony after border crossing at Zahony-Csap as they flee Ukraine. Photograph:  Janos Kummer/Getty

As the State prepares to provide refuge for thousands of Ukrainians fleeing war, Government departments are ramping up preparations to ensure that acc(...)

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