A report from Rewiring Communities, a not-for-profit, presents a blueprint for the electrification of 60 US communities, which would help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide families with significant annual savings.
The controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline, disliked for geopolitical and climate reasons, is nearly complete. The German Greens, who are riding high in the polls ahead of the federal election, want to stop it. Even if they win this autumn, economics could still triumph over clean energy needs.
Apprenticeships and greater unionisation can make a serious contribution to creating a more diverse clean energy workforce, and offering stable, long-term careers in the industry.
The Three Seas Initiative between countries in the east of Europe remains, with US support, focused on gas. Switching its attention to renewables would avoid stranded assets and boost technological, industrial and economic transformation, writes Julian Popov from the European Climate Foundation.
The UK, Norway, the US and Canada like to present themselves as climate leaders, but their strategies around oil and gas tell a different story.
Joe Biden wants to add millions of unionised clean energy jobs in his transition to a net-zero economy. New research finds that companies can pay living wages – without slowing down the energy transition.
The UK has announced an emissions reduction target that would see a faster decline than the EU and US, but working out who has the policies to deliver on their targets is no easy task.
Under a new plan announced at Joe Biden's climate summit, the US will double its spending on international climate finance to $5.7bn by 2024.
Donald Trump’s hostility to clean energy and aversion to internationalism damaged the US’s standing on the global stage. With sufficient ambition, Joe Biden can reassert US leadership at this week’s climate summit.
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.