October 27 2021

COP26 – We’re toast, but let’s toast Glasgow!

"The idea that Glasgow has to produce some kind of miracle outcome to be considered a success is incorrect on two levels."

June 25 2021

Liebreich: Climate Action – It’s The Trade, Stupid

As world leaders gear up for November’s critical COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs) have been moving rapidly toward center stage. That may not be an entirely good thing.

May 13 2021

Goldie-Scot: Time to Ask New, Hard Questions About Role of Natural Gas

There is a well-established narrative that natural gas is a transition fuel, an essential tool on the path to deep decarbonization. However, the present has a habit of getting in the way of the future.

April 22 2021

McCrone: Someone Just Pressed Fast-Forward On Energy Transition

Chief Editor, Angus McCrone, lays out seven of the main messages from the April 13-14 Summit on energy, finance and technology in this piece. .

March 3 2021

Liebreich: Climate and Finance – Lessons from a Time Machine

The global economy’s pivot to low carbon is gathering momentum. By the time of COP26 in Glasgow in November this year, countries responsible for 78% of global GDP will have pledged net-zero emissions by 2050 or, in the case of China and Brazil, 2060.

January 19 2021

Energy, Transport, Sustainability – 10 Predictions For 2021

Implicit in BloombergNEF's 10 Predictions for 2021 is an expectation that the Covid-19 health crisis will ease gradually during the course of this year, and that most economies will stage recoveries. Read our predictions for 2021 here.

December 16 2020

Cheung: 2020 Has Put Us Back in the Climate Fight

In the early weeks of the year, as it became clear that the pandemic would be the story of 2020, we at BloombergNEF found ourselves fielding a continuous stream of questions about how energy transition and climate action would be affected. Could it be that the energy transition would take a step backward this year?

December 3 2020

How Great Power Rivalry May Affect the Low-Carbon Revolution

Justin Wu, BNEF Head of APAC, covers the five technologies crucial to the low-carbon energy transition, examines how the U.S. and China compare in each, and explores what might happen if U.S.-China relations continue to deteriorate in this piece.

October 16 2020

Liebreich: Separating Hype from Hydrogen – Part Two: The Demand Side

In part two of his Hydrogen series, Michael Liebreich looka at the demand side of hydrogen.

October 8 2020

Liebreich: Separating Hype from Hydrogen – Part One: The Supply Side

On the surface, Hydrogen, the most common element in the universe, seems like the answer to every energy question. But, what drawbacks does it face?


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