World Energy Investment 2022 – Analysis – IEA

Energy investment in 2022

World Energy Investment 2022 – High prices, rising costs, economic uncertainty, energy security concerns and climate imperatives amount to a powerful cocktail of factors bearing on global energy investment. Investment is central to tackling the multiple strands of today’s energy crisis: to relieve pressure on consumers, to get the world on a net zero pathway, […]

Fast transition to renewables

Fast transition to renewables

Fast transition to renewables will save the world $18 trillion, says Oxford study. A new study has found it is not only possible to fully decarbonise the global energy system within a few decades, it will be profitable and save the the world at least $US12 trillion ($A18 trillion) if it reached the target by […]

We need to talk about plane fuel

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We all love to fly around the world, as the Covid travel ban blues have revealed. But aviation is a major source of carbon emissions, and accounts for a massive 12 per cent of the transportation sector’s carbon footprint. That’s 2 per cent of all human-created carbon emissions. So, what are the clever people doing […]

UN chief: Window to avert devasting climate impacts ‘rapidly closing’

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Drawing attention to the “deeply alarming” report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last month, Secretary-General António Guterres spelled out that “much bolder climate action is needed” to maintain international peace and security. He urged the G20 industrialized nations to step up and drive action before the UN Climate Conference (COP26) in early […]

COP26 summit lessons

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COP26 summit lessons – After two weeks of photo ops, discussions, and negotiations, the COP26 summit in Glasgow has come to a close. Now that the dust has settled, what was achieved and what promises have world leaders made to tackle climate change and ensure global warming stays below 1.5°C? There were high hopes that […]