A surge in China’s output of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the second half of last year pushed the country’s emissions above their 2019 total, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, new analysis for Carbon Brief shows.
An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines' iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really want to replace a national cultural symbol with a more modern mode of transport?
Daniel Litvin –
As extreme weather events intensify, so too will the political siege on the fossil fuel industry, and rightfully so. But Daniel Litvin warns that an unthinking backlash on Big Oil could have perverse effects for the global energy transition.
Every US president since Ronald Reagan has backed programmes to develop alternative transportation fuels. But there are better ways to foster energy independence and reduce greenhouse gas emissions than using subsidies and mandates to promote politically favored fuels.