‘Carbon Bubble’ Could Spark Global Financial Crisis, Study Warns

Plunging prices for renewable energy and rapidly increasing investment in low-carbon technologies could leave fossil fuel companies with trillions in stranded assets and spark a global financial crisis, a new study has found. A sudden drop in demand for fossil fuels before 2035 is likely, according to the study, given …

EURELECTRIC: European Power Giants Vow to ‘Accelerate Clean Energy Transition’

The European electricity industry has publicly reiterated its “unwavering commitment” to accelerating investment in clean energy in order to deliver a “carbon-neutral electricity mix in the EU well before mid-century”. Trade body EURELECTRIC, which represents 3,500 companies across Europe with an aggregate turnover of €200bn, today published a new long …

Pricing Carbon “New Normal” Globally For Companies, Says CDP

Putting a price on carbon is globally becoming the new normal for major companies according to a new report from CDP, with almost 1,400 companies factoring an internal price on carbon into their forward-looking business plans. CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) published new research this week which reveals that …

Webinar: The Outlook for Renewable Energy

On 8th of December there will be held webinar on renewable energy. This webinar will focus on the central pillar of the low-carbon transition, renewable energy. What opportunities and challenges does a rising share of renewable energy open up for the energy system as a whole? What does the rise …

Planes Need to Stop Existing in a Parallel Universe when it Comes to the...

Curbing flight emissions is essential to meeting the Paris pact, but planes are completely absent from the text, face no legal fuel efficiency requirements or limits on CO2 emissions. But all that is about to change. In the coming weeks, the Paris climate agreement could be about to enter into …