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.
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.
Joe Biden will need to engage with the question of investor lawsuits to keep his clean energy plans on track.
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 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.
Joe Biden is inheriting an energy landscape that has continued to decarbonise thanks to the actions of companies and individual states.
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.
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.