Global oil demand could soon fall rapidly in the face of stronger climate action by at least 10 per cent this decade and by as much as 50 per cent over the next 20 years, analysis of the latest energy outlook from oil major BP reveals.
The coronavirus may dampen energy demand for decades, while the share of renewables grows and transport is increasingly electrified. Even so, the world is on track to heat up by 2.3 degrees Celsius by 2100, a new report predicts.
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As lower levels of coal and gas are burned due to lower electricity demand in Europe, wind and solar reached a record-high share of demand in the past 30 days, offering valuable insights on the road to zero-carbon electricity systems.
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In the face of the challenge posed by climate change, the focus of monetary policy often seems very short term. Central bankers must break this “curse of horizons” and take decisive steps to address fossil-fuel-related risks.
For the last decade, bioenergy has been confined to the sidelines of climate-policy debates, owing to the environmental problems associated with its production. But recent innovations have made this option for supplying sustainable, renewable energy not just viable, but necessary.
Every year, Blackrock chief executive officer Larry Fink addresses the heads of companies in which the world's largest asset manager invests in. Last year, Blackrock was accused of failing to live up to the ideals espoused in Fink's letter. Will this year be any different?
While the world collectively reduced its coal capacity over the past 18 months, China added 43 gigawatts (GW). The move may ultimately increase the economic costs of China’s energy economy over the coming decades.
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
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In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
A new ground-breaking study launched by Eco-Business puts a spotlight on Southeast Asia's transition to the low carbon economy and identifies the top challenges for the region as insufficient regulation …
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.
Positive news for the manufacturing industry in the Federal Budget was the re-profiling of funding for the popular Clean Technology Investment Program (CTIP), which provides funds to support the implementation …
Increasing food production is the main policy prescription for addressing food security, but this neglects the crucial importance of access and affordability for low-income urban residents. This according to the …