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May 3, 2022

Global | Climate change mitigation: emergency in the middle of a disaster

The disaster resulting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine has diverted much of the attention away from the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), but we need to take notice of it — not least because its conclusions are not particularly favorable.

December 15, 2020

U.S. | Natural gas in the long-term: facing two paradigms

As news of the vaccine unfolds, and it becomes more evident that the Covid-19 pandemic could be controlled sometime next year, attention will shift back to climate change as one of the most pressing crises of our time. Across the world, the pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is mounting.

August 21, 2017

Renewable Energy: the answer is blowing in the wind

The use of fossil fuels in electricity production is being eroded by the rapid expansion of clean energy. At the global level, installed capacity to generate electricity through wind energy has increased fivefold since 2007, reaching 487GW in 2016. Wind energy is becoming more competitive.