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.
Yamide Dagnet and Joel Jaeger –
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Jules Kortenhorst –
If designed correctly, stimulus and recovery packages can position countries and regions to reap the benefits of the industries of the future. But in the United States, many of the dirty industries of the past are being bailed out.
Will Singapore's new carbon tax make power producers invest more in energy efficient assets, or will it result in higher electricity prices for consumers? NTU's Sanjay C. Kuttan outlines ways to make this work.
Was Volvo's announcement about going 100 per cent electric nothing more than good PR? The petrol engine will still have a role to play in the future of motoring, says Loughborough University's Jim Saker.