Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C

“It’s good news from a geophysical point of view,” says the lead researcher. “We are basically saying we can’t build anything now that emits fossil fuels.” – Christopher Smith, University of Leeds, UK. The image above is of A solar farm in Brockville, Ontario. (Photo: Jonathan Potts/flickr/cc) Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C May Still Be Possible with […]

SIT-in solidarity with ADLÈNE MELLAH

By MAGHREB ÉMERGENT January 16, 2019 The Support Group to Adlène Mellah, journalist sentenced to one year in prison and imprisoned in El Harrach, largest prison of Algiers, as well as the group of journalists imprisoned in 2018, organize today 11am, a sit-in of solidarity at the Maison de la Presse Tahar Djaout, Algiers. The director […]

Macron sparks new outrage with comments launching ‘national debate’ — Said some of those struggling economically were just “screwing up”

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:
President Emmanuel Macron’s hopes to quell the economic anger of Yellow Vest protesters by announcing a national debate ran aground on Tuesday when he sparked new outrage by saying some of those struggling economically were just “screwing up”. Macron had planned to try to quell a rising tide of…

Summit of both sides of the western Mediterranean in Marseille

Civil Society Summit of both shores peoples of the western Mediterranean in Marseille in June 2019 Civil Society Summit of both sides of the western Mediterranean in Marseille in June 2019 through an exclusive interview of Professor and international expert, Dr Abderrahmane MEBTOUL. Why a 5 + 5 meeting? We must recognise the mixed results […]

Morocco Earmarks $14 Billion for Energy Projects

Morocco boasted of major projects in renewable energy with a total investment of $14 billion from 2017 to 2023, at the IRENA meeting in Abu Dhabi per Tarek Bazza, a journalist at Morocco World News with Master’s degree in Translation from King Fahd School of Translation in Tangier on January 12, 2019. Minister Rabbah: Morocco […]

Britain’s electricity away from fossil fuels

Britain has shifted 30% of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years By Joe Dunckley / shutterstock Grant Wilson, University of Birmingham and Iain Staffell, Imperial College London Nine years ago, Britain generated nearly 75% of its electricity using natural gas and coal. In 2018, this dropped to under 45% – a […]