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.
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.
Using electric trucks for urban deliveries can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, but key to keeping costs down is knowing when to charge, says Julia Hildermeier from the Regulatory Assistance Project.
Off-grid solar only represents a tiny percentage of renewable energy, but it's vital for the poorest households in developing countries. This success story risks being jeopardised by the Covid pandemic.
G20 leaders need to ditch voluntary commitments and set clear, measurable targets for clean energy access when they meet later this month.
Wangari Muchiri, a 30-year-old renewable energy engineer, explains how she is leading efforts to bring clean energy at scale to remote communities.
New technologies and an eagerness from oil and gas majors to tackle methane leakage mean an EU strategy aimed at tackling the issue is well-timed.
Batteries are a key enabling technology of the energy transition. Lithium-ion batteries look set to dominate for some time.