Will governments and businesses use post-Covid stimulus packages to ramp up the clean energy transition?
With aviation contributing to just 2% of global emissions, the attention it receives in the climate debate may seem exaggerated. Dig a little deeper and its impact becomes clearer.
A climate neutral energy system requires green hydrogen made from renewables to transport and store clean power, and take it into other sectors such as industry and transport. Europe is taking a lead, but climate campaigners caution that hydrogen must really be green and remain complementary to direct electrification.
Analysts say Prime Minister Morawiecki’s latest evasion of the 2050 net-zero goal is no real victory for Warsaw.
European governments had unprecedented power to force airlines to lower their emissions in exchange for providing Covid-19 bailouts. They chose not to.