The EU wants “a quick agreement” with the US on methane emissions. Joe Biden should accept the offer to help assemble a global coalition of countries to slash methane pollution.
Falling prices have made battery energy storage competitive for myriad applications on and off the grid. Additional support from policymakers will enable storage to realise its enormous potential.
Nuclear energy has long been the US’s largest source of carbon-free power. The industry’s future likely rests on new reactor designs that proponents say will slash costs and boost safety.
In the wake of Texas’s crippling power outages, policymakers should focus on building a more resilient, interconnected and diverse power grid.
Transportation is the US’s largest source of planet-warming emissions. Biden should require that every new car sold in the US by 2035 is a zero-emission vehicle.
Offshore wind energy lacked support at the top under Donald Trump. With Joe Biden in office, the industry is confident the sector is primed for growth.
The US Department of Energy has a central role to play in bringing climate solutions to market, says new chief commercialisation officer Vanessa Chan.
The Trump administration was eager to export US shale gas to the rest of the world, including LNG exports to Europe. It remains to be seen whether President Biden will prioritise climate action over short-term economic interests.
Danish clean energy giant Ørsted and US commercial EV technology company Proterra are poised for breakout growth in the US over the next four years.
The balance of power in the US Senate tipped last week in favour of the Democrats, but their razor-thin majority could still limit Joe Biden’s climate change and clean energy ambitions.