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.
The transition to electric vehicles requires significant expansion of infrastructure and network capacity to accommodate charging. How will distribution systems keep up with demand, while being future-proofed against evolving mobility requirements?
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.
Lower capital expenditure, longer lifetimes and higher capacity will drive down the cost of all forms of wind power significantly in Europe by 2050, says Brussels-based trade association WindEurope.
A massive increase in recycling across the steel, cement, aluminium and plastic sectors would help China accelerate its transition to net-zero emissions, says not-for-profit RMI in a new report.
Data suggests the world's electricity storage pipeline is six times larger than existing capacity, as grid operators take advantage of rapidly declining battery costs.
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.
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”.