The Trump administration was eager to export US shale gas to the rest of the world. It remains to be seen whether President Biden will prioritise climate action over short-term economic interests.
The surprise takeover of the US Senate by the Democrats opens new possibilities for the EU, eager to have another major developed economy as a climate action ally.
In 2020, net-zero pledges fell thick and fast from policymakers and businesses alike. In 2021, those ambitious words need to be turned into concrete actions.
In order to overcome a last-minute veto threat by Poland, EU leaders agreed last week to consider new rules for the EU ETS and the just transition fund, leaving climate campaigners concerned.
The EU wants to use global trade as a tool to fight climate change, but with negotiators under pressure to get deals done, turning free trade agreements into purveyors of clean energy technology will be tough.
As UK-EU trade talks go down to the wire, industry is in the dark about the future of market access and emissions trading, the UK’s key climate policy.
A Biden victory would be a relief for climate campaigners worldwide. But would it be a game changer for global efforts?
After years of hype, "freedom fuel" has yet to prove itself as a transport solution.