Thousands of new power plants, pipelines, LNG terminals and extraction fields reveal investment strategies laden with climate and financial risk.
All new cars on the European market must be zero-emission vehicles from 2035, says the European Commission in its ‘Fit for 55’ package, but questions over affordability and infrastructure are proving difficult to answer.
Governments could save $3trn and reduce CO2 emissions by 5.46 billion tonnes via the removal of fossil fuel consumption subsidies, says the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
Governments must begin winding down fossil fuel production immediately if global warming is to remain below 1.5°C. Any delay is entirely political, suggests a report commissioned by global initiative the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Brown coal kills 32.8 people per terawatt hour (TWh) of power generated, versus 0.02 deaths per TWh of solar power.
The UK, Norway, the US and Canada like to present themselves as climate leaders, but their strategies around oil and gas tell a different story.
Data reveals that wealthy countries are continuing to pour money into fossil fuel projects in Africa and the Middle East, despite commitments to decarbonise under the Paris Agreement.
Road transport and buildings have been spared from EU ETS obligations until now, but an upcoming revision may change that, and climate campaigners are concerned.
The burden of emissions reductions imposed by the EU carbon market has fallen mostly on the power sector, but, as emissions targets deepen, this will have to change. Are Europe’s industrial emitters ready?
The UK has made strong commitments to build back better from Covid-19, but recent hiccups raise questions over whether it can deliver on its pledges.
Joe Biden is inheriting an energy landscape that has continued to decarbonise thanks to the actions of companies and individual states.