By strengthening its renewable energy supply chain and plugging its skills gap, the UK can create jobs for many of those made redundant during the pandemic, say the European Climate Foundation and EY-Parthenon.
Renewables was the most attractive and resilient sector for international project finance in 2020.
The European Commission is closing half of its offices in Brussels to allow for more teleworking and to walk the talk on its Green Deal, but studies show working from home can create more, not fewer, emissions.
Global net-zero ambitions require a fresh focus on the demand side, from how energy is used to social justice to jobs and individuals as agents of change, argues Angela Wilkinson, CEO of the World Energy Council.
German Greens put up their first-ever candidate for chancellor in an election that will be dominated by Covid and climate change.
A majority of industry figures believe the global clean energy transition will speed up following the pandemic, shows a new poll by Energy Monitor.
Executives say climate change is having a negative effect on many companies, reports Deloitte. However, only a minority of firms are certain to step up climate action following the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
Clean energy companies Schneider Electric, Vestas, Sunrun, Xcel Energy and NextEra Energy outperformed companies in other sectors over the past year. Their strong performance came as investment in renewables continued to increase in 2020.
With some of the worst death rates from the Covid-19 pandemic, high unemployement and public debt, many Latin American countries are struggling to marry climate action and the need to stop their economies from falling apart.