With most energy investments still in fossil fuels, significant reform is needed to modernise the sector and meet Kazakhstan’s pledge to become net-zero by 2060. The direction of Chinese investment will be key.
Opinion: A Russia-Ukraine war would be a setback for action on climate change ￼
A war between Russia and Ukraine would catastrophically for so many reasons including tackling climate change efforts.
Analysis: Vietnam targets net-zero but struggles to break coal dependence
As foreign investors turn away from coal, an internal struggle is taking place over Vietnam’s energy path.
Scotland kick starts an offshore wind revolution￼
A host of new offshore wind projects earmarked in Scotland.
Opinion: The case for optimism post COP26￼
The case for optimism post COP26.
Green Spur’s rare-earth free wind turbines receive their first international order￼
A wind turbine built without using rare earth minerals.
2021 in review – another year of climate extremes￼
Our take on the top climate and energy developments in 2021.
Analysis: Guyana’s oil discoveries reignite environment versus development debate
Investment from Chinese and international oil majors could transform Guyana’s economy – with attendant climate and governance risks.
Half of global coal companies continue to develop new assets
The 2021 Global Coal Exit List reveals the sluggish pace of the coal phase-out among major coal firms.
Germany’s early nuclear shutdown came with a heavy carbon price￼
A recent report has shed light on the scale of the climate cost of Germany decommissioning its nuclear power plants.