The EU wants “a quick agreement” with the US on methane emissions. Joe Biden should accept the offer to help assemble a global coalition of countries to slash methane pollution.
Clean energy companies are proving resilient to the Covid crisis and expectations are growing for a "new normal" that gets the world on track to net zero, but government commitments to a green recovery remain mixed.
Accession talks between the EU and Turkey have well and truly stalled, but trying to work more closely together on clean energy could benefit both sides, and help take fossil fuels offline.
If the EU is to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, it needs to ensure the interest rates that underpin its climate modelling help, not hinder, this ambition, writes Brook Riley, head of EU affairs at Rockwool Group.
The European Commission had an opportunity to put its money where its mouth is on making free trade compatible with climate goals – but the strategy unveiled this month is not a game changer.
In the wake of Texas’s crippling power outages, policymakers should focus on building a more resilient, interconnected and diverse power grid.
EU Recovery Plan spending must align with longer-term industrial policies if Europe is to meet its climate goals and be competitive globally, argues Chris Carroll, programme manager at the European Corporate Leaders Group.
Transportation is the US’s largest source of planet-warming emissions. Biden should require that every new car sold in the US by 2035 is a zero-emission vehicle.
Digitalisation could accelerate the energy transition and take the world to net zero, but the sector's own energy consumption and security concerns are potential flashpoints.
Warsaw has largely stopped trying to block or slow down the energy transition at EU level. Instead, it is now trying to secure funds to finance it.