The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released a study on renewable energy policies for cities last month. The reason for the focus on cities is due to their ability to scale up renewables and meet emission-reduction targets. Large cities have the revenue bases, regulatory frameworks, and infrastructure to support this while smaller ones usually don’t.
At least 30 people have been killed after two express trains collided in southern Pakistan. Rescuers and villagers have been working to pull injured people and bodies from the wreckage, and as many as 20 passengers are feared to be trapped. Railway officials said about 1,100 people were on board the two trains at the
YouTuber Logan Paul avoided a knockout and managed to drag Floyd Mayweather to the final bell during their boxing match in Miami. Neither man was judged the winner, as per exhibition rules, but Paul emerged with dignity from his bizarre clash against the boxing great. Paul’s only previous boxing match was a loss to fellow
7:17 PM ET Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — Patrick Cantlay delivered a clutch birdie late in the round and a 12-foot par putt in a playoff to win the Memorial on a Sunday filled with drama, a little rain and no Jon Rahm. Cantlay closed with a 1-under 71 and won the Memorial for the
8:01 PM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Nasa Hataoka on Sunday and become the second teenager to win the U.S. Women’s Open after Lexi Thompson collapsed down the stretch. Saso overcame back-to-back double bogeys early in the round to make the playoff. She then won
8:26 PM ET DUBLIN, Ohio — As golf attempts to get back to normal, you would have been hard-pressed to think things were not as they always were Sunday at Muirfield Village Golf Club for the final round of the Memorial Tournament. Jack Nicklaus, tournament founder, host and 18-time major champion, took up his usual
With declining technology costs and increasing renewable deployment, energy storage is poised to be a valuable resource on future power grids — but what is the total market potential for storage technologies, and what are the key drivers of cost-optimal deployment? In the latest report from the Storage Futures Study (SFS), Economic Potential of Diurnal Storage
Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.By Mitchell Bernard Today’s unemployment numbers out of Washington affirm what the country’s experiencing on Main Street: a grinding climb from a devastating pandemic that’s taking a continuing toll on the economic security of our people. It’s great news that unemployment is falling. But 9.3 million Americans remain out of work.
The leader of Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram is dead, according to reports. News agency Reuters said it had heard an audio recording made by Boko Haram’s rivals The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), which said Abubakar Shekau died around 18 May. He died after detonating an explosive device, according to a person
5:52 PM ET Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Stephen Ames won the Principal Charity Classic on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions title, taking advantage of Tim Herron‘s final-round collapse. Seven strokes behind Herron entering the round, Ames shot a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over fellow Canadian Mike Weir. A four-time
5:27 PM ET DUBLIN, Ohio — Rickie Fowler is starting to see signs that his game is coming around after a long slump. He hopes it carries over into a U.S. Open qualifier on Monday. Fowler, 32, failed to finish high enough at the Memorial Tournament to earn a place in the June 17-20 U.S.
2:49 PM ET DUBLIN, Ohio — Lee Westwood was not at Muirfield Village Golf Club this week, but he is well aware of the situation that Jon Rahm endured before having to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament. The difference: Westwood never tested positive for COVID-19 as Rahm did, forcing his exit despite a six-shot lead
The BAFTA TV Awards took place in west London on Sunday evening, with the academy recognising those shows that have lit up the small screen over the past year. Michaela Coel was the night’s big winner, scooping the leading actress and best mini-series awards for her ground-breaking show I May Destroy You, while the likes
Sky News has won a BAFTA for its reporting from Idlib in Syria. It was up against BBC News At Ten’s coverage of the prime minister being admitted to intensive care, Newsnight’s work on care homes, and Channel 4’s Deterring Democracy. Inside Idlib was the culmination of work led by Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford
Michaela Coel picked up two gongs at the BAFTA TV Awards for her show I May Destroy You, and urged the industry to do more to keep people safe on set. The BBC Three show, which is themed around consent and sexual assault, won best mini-series, with Coel herself picking up the leading actress award.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said they are “delighted” after the Sussexes announced the birth of their baby daughter – Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince Harry and Meghan announced that the infant, a first sibling for Archie, was born on Friday in California. Lili is named after her great-grandmother the Queen – who
The Tesla Owners Club of Austin shared that it is hosting the Kilowatts booth at the ALTNRGShow, which is an acronym for alternative energy show, in Austin. The event will take place on June 12 and 14 from 9 am to 5 pm and is sponsored by Wells Solar and Electrical Services. Anyone who buys
6:56 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Favorite Essential Quality won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday to give trainer Brad Cox his first victory in a Triple Crown race — maybe. Cox could get another from Mandaloun in the Kentucky Derby if Bob Baffert-trained Medina Spirit is disqualified. But Cox was able to
A man is facing aggravated child abuse charges after throwing his two-month-old baby at a police officer at the end of a high-speed car chase. For 40 minutes, John Henry James III sped through the streets of Vero Beach in Florida, at times smashing into the patrol car in pursuit, swerving around roadblocks, careering over
Donald Trump has again teased supporters about the prospect of another run for the US presidency, just days after some backers pushed a theory that he could be back in the White House by August. He also used a speech at a convention to support candidates loyal to him ahead of next year’s mid-term elections