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.
Donald Trump’s hostility to clean energy and aversion to internationalism damaged the US’s standing on the global stage. With sufficient ambition, Joe Biden can reassert US leadership at this week’s climate summit.
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 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.
President-elect Joe Biden has promised voters a bold clean energy agenda. Here is what he can do from day one to start to reverse Donald Trump’s pro-polluter policies.