The British government could cut emissions by 42% by 2030 by implementing a package of eight citizen-selected policy measures, think tank Demos and NGO WWF reveal.
Renewable energy sources will dominate the power mix in 2030. Data centres could provide much-needed flexibility, but concerns over the impact on their customers must be addressed, says BloombergNEF.
The decarbonisation of maritime transport will require both energy efficiency and widespread use of cleaner fuels. To promote the latter, a carbon levy will be essential, says IRENA.
Methane leakage from oil and gas production could be tackled immediately and almost half of it avoided at no net cost, says the International Energy Agency (IEA).
With government investment and streamlined planning, widespread electrification of Australian households can save energy and cut costs, shows analysis from not-for-profit Rewiring Australia.
In the first attempt to map passenger-related CO2 emissions from airports, the Overseas Development Institute reveals which airports are driving up emissions.
Unlocking clean energy potential in the North Sea calls for cross-border and cross-sector alignment, says a report by two research centres.
More than 100 of the world’s most polluting companies have established net-zero targets following a rise in investor pressure from campaign group Climate Action 100+, reveals an analysis from BloombergNEF.
Investment in renewable heat for industrial processes is lagging. Governments should implement supportive policy and regulatory frameworks to incentivise deployment, says a report from BloombergNEF.
Companies must make sustainability a priority and ensure clear communication of any positive action, warns a GlobalData study, as employees express scepticism regarding ESG commitments.
As deployment of renewable energy gains momentum in India, the government should improve planning processes to reduce potential conflict over land, says the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
Coal investments are concentrated in a small group of countries struggling with electricity access and risk hindering their energy transition, says not-for-profit Sustainable Energy for All.
Governments must only support green hydrogen made from renewable electricity, warns not-for-profit Earthjustice. Marketing material from some US fossil fuel companies attempts to lump contrasting production technologies together.