Shikha Jha –
Scrapping fossil fuel subsidies would be the first step towards sustainability in both environmental and budgetary terms, and allow for the development of an energy mix that reflects the true costs of energy production, writes ADB's Shikha Jha.
Samuele Furfari –
The world has nothing to worry about reserves. After 40 years of fearing energy shortages, we now live with abundance. Guard against false narratives, not scarce resources says Samuele Furfari, Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles.
2015 was a landmark year for climate action, topped by a universal agreement in Paris. Expect 2016 to be an even bigger year, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive officer Assaad Razzouk.
Shell has abandoned oil exploration offshore Alaska for now but a variety of trends are driving the energy industry to take a fresh look at Arctic drilling, says Pennsylvania State University professor Brian Black.