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November 19, 2021

COP26: The Aftermath

The COP26 summit held in Glasgow made important progress in a number of areas — but was it enough? The…
November 16, 2021

Glasgow COP26: That’s a wrap

The 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, a year delayed due to COVID and overrunning by a day, finally wound…
August 21, 2019

The Importance of COP26

The UK is bidding to host the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 26th Conference of the Parties…
June 7, 2019

Research Spending is Stagnating for Renewables

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has updated its Energy Technology Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Budget Database. The database illustrates…
February 13, 2019

UK CO2 is Down 37% from 1990 – but More is Needed

On 5 February, the Office of National Statistics published final figures on the UK’s 1990-2017 greenhouse gas emissions. CO2 emissions…
July 10, 2018

China Improves Energy Intensity Amidst Indications of Structural Change

A study from the University of East Anglia has found that China may have already met its Paris Agreement pledge…
February 19, 2018

EU Carbon Market Gains Confidence

Last week, EU carbon allowances (EUAs) traded at €10/tCO2 intra-day for the first time since 2011. Although this was fleeting,…
July 11, 2017

G20 Communiqué Says Paris Agreement is Irreversible

At the closure of the G20 summit last week, the final declaration stated that the Paris Agreement is irreversible, a…
October 24, 2016

Consumer-funded Emissions Schemes Cost More Than Planned

There can be no doubt that the implementation of the Paris Agreement, which enters into force on 4th November 2016,…