Average flaring intensity per barrel is at its highest in five years – even as the IEA's Sustainable Development Scenario says it must fall 90% by 2025.
Climate activists are using courts to hold big emitters accountable. Landmark successes in recent months suggest this trend is set to continue as the imperative to slash emissions and ditch fossil fuels grows ever greater.
Thousands of new power plants, pipelines, LNG terminals and extraction fields reveal investment strategies laden with climate and financial risk.
The G7 nations all support net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and have updated their 2030 climate goals, but their support for an international energy transition has been limited.
In order to overcome a last-minute veto threat by Poland, EU leaders agreed last week to consider new rules for the EU ETS and the just transition fund, leaving climate campaigners concerned.
Analysts say Prime Minister Morawiecki’s latest evasion of the 2050 net-zero goal is no real victory for Warsaw.