The Global Energy System Is Becoming More Electric, But Not Fast Enough
More money was invested in electricity than in oil and gas in 2017, for the second year running, says the International Energy Agency. But investment in renewables fell, mainly due to changes in the Chinese market. The upshot is that the world is not investing enough to meet climate change targets.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Govt must take stock of financial constraints when implementing Pakatan Harapan’s manifesto, says Anwar Ibrahim, leader of the ruling coalition’s largest party.
* Anwar agrees with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that some pledges need to be reviewed
* Anwar says his main focus is on addressing economic inequality and reminding political elites that any policy must consider the common people
* “I stand by my earlier decision to not have any cabinet position,” Anwar says. “I’m happy with this position”