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.
Danish clean energy giant Ørsted and US commercial EV technology company Proterra are poised for breakout growth in the US over the next four years.
The surprise takeover of the US Senate by the Democrats opens new possibilities for the EU, eager to have another major developed economy as a climate action ally.
Joe Biden is inheriting an energy landscape that has continued to decarbonise thanks to the actions of companies and individual states.
Carbon capture and use can reduce, recycle or even remove emissions from the atmosphere, but its role in climate action depends on the carbon’s origin and destination.
The question is not whether trees, CCS and direct air capture are needed, but what will deliver carbon removal at scale.
Developing countries generally have the most solar potential, but investment and policies will need to change for them to realise it.
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.
In 2020, net-zero pledges fell thick and fast from policymakers and businesses alike. In 2021, those ambitious words need to be turned into concrete actions.
Heat pumps provide energy-efficient heating and cooling and are one of the most effective technologies available to decarbonise buildings.