Petrostates face a tricky future as the world decarbonises, with declining oil revenues threatening their finances. There is a strong case for industrialised countries to offer more support to less well off producer economies.
With some of the worst death rates from the Covid-19 pandemic, high unemployement and public debt, many Latin American countries are struggling to marry climate action and the need to stop their economies from falling apart.
Kenya's 100% renewable energy dream is being dampened by conflicts between indigenous communities and investors over land rights.
Work in the wind sector is changing and the Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating that change, says Elizabeth Benedict Christensen, global talent management specialist at Danish wind company Vestas.
The investment landscape in renewables is fast adapting to a post-Covid, subsidy-free world, says Amanda Niklaus from advisory firm Pexapark.
Diversity is not a zero-sum game. A more representative workforce will enable companies to better drive forward the clean energy transition and ensure it benefits all communities.
The UK government is promising a green industrial revolution. With Brexit slowing or even ending the imports and exports of certain products, some believe the country has no choice but to boost its local clean energy economy.
Warsaw has largely stopped trying to block or slow down the energy transition at EU level. Instead, it is now trying to secure funds to finance it.
The energy transition is an opportunity to reset the economy and tackle inequality. Business leaders and policymakers should seize the chance for the benefit of the climate, jobs and prosperity.
Covid-19 has slowed, or even reversed, progress on energy access in Africa, but with COP26 on the horizon, there is hope energy poverty will finally get the attention and funding it deserves.
Policy decisions on how electricity bills are constructed have a much clearer impact on consumer costs than the rate at which countries are making the transition to renewables.