Energy

How much is the UK government really spending on its new insulation plans?

Until recently, the UK government has dragged its heels when it comes to energy efficiency.  From David Cameron pledging to…

COP27: The underdogs did most of the work in week one. Now what?

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport was a melting pot of cultures on the evening of Saturday 5 November as delegates…

COP27: Cities are essential in the climate fight, says former Lord Mayor of Dublin

https://youtu.be/EGLXplYiE_8 Energy Monitor senior writer Dave Keating in conversation with Dublin City Council member Alison Gilliland, representing the European Committee…

COP27: Ukraine energy company DTEK maintains net-zero goal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItIcBzdsKuY Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous (left) in conversation with Maxim Timchenko, CEO of DTEK, at COP27 in Sharm El…

Opinion: Closing the clean investment gap

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, and 'Fit for 55' in Europe, it is easy…

Why the financial odds are stacked against developing countries

In the run-up to COP27, leaders of developing countries called for an overhaul of the global financial system. Barbados Prime…

COP27: How countries compare on carbon emissions and pledges

The beginning of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, means a year has passed since the world agreed to “keep…

Brussels pleads with countries to stay in the Energy Charter Treaty

These days, it is hard to find anyone arguing with a straight face that the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) has…

What has happened to China’s global coal financing?

In September 2021, Chinese President Xi Jinping made history when he told the UN General Assembly China would build “no…

Could a Chinese invasion of Taiwan derail the net-zero transition?

“We won’t be able to confront climate change if the US and China don’t work together,” Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal…