What gets measured gets managed. Researchers say visibility of oil and gas companies’ methane emissions will unleash the power of markets to slash planet-warming pollution.
Thousands of new power plants, pipelines, LNG terminals and extraction fields reveal investment strategies laden with climate and financial risk.
Current targets for the renewable energy share in Poland’s power mix are inadequate, says Polish think tank the Instrat Foundation in a new report.
The business case for hydrogen has received a boost with the European Commission's ‘Fit for 55’ climate and energy package.
The European Commission’s latest attempt to align national fuel taxes and reward cleaner alternatives was always going to be a long shot, but its leniency towards natural gas may make it more palatable to member states.
All new cars on the European market must be zero-emission vehicles from 2035, says the European Commission in its ‘Fit for 55’ package, but questions over affordability and infrastructure are proving difficult to answer.
The 'Fit for 55' package announced by the European Commission should be taken as a starting point for ambitious climate action. The European Parliament and EU member states must build on it, not delay its adoption or water down the proposals.
A majority of European countries have failed to comply with the latest nearly zero-energy buildings standards, which must be revised to make them more harmonised, says the Buildings Performance Institute Europe, a think tank.
More and more jurisdictions are introducing carbon taxes – but continuing to allow oil company tax avoidance reveals only a half-hearted commitment to the energy transition.
Climate campaigners say the move will penalise society’s most vulnerable, while the chair of the European Parliament’s environment committee calls it “politically suicidal”.