Falling costs boosted growth in offshore wind globally in 2020, with Asia-Pacific moving ahead of the rest of the world, reports market intelligence company the Renewables Consulting Group.
Governments must make renewable energy uptake a key performance indicator across every level of decision-making if the share of fossil fuels in final energy consumption is to fall, says international policy network REN21.
A debt-for-climate swap plan is expected from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank ahead of COP26. If fit for purpose, it could be highly effective in addressing spiralling low and middle-income country debt and the climate crisis.
A report from the International Renewable Energy Agency reveals the importance of a nuanced approach to the energy transition and openness to best practice across municipalities.
The energy transition depends on modern, digitalised distribution grids to integrate new technologies such as renewables and electric vehicles. Investments are not on track, but governments are stepping up.
The question is not whether trees, CCS and direct air capture are needed, but what will deliver carbon removal at scale.
Caribbean islands are increasingly focusing on renewables. Being located on a volcano makes geothermal an interesting option.