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US states can slash building emissions by updating energy codes with new climate funds – ACEEE

A new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has identified the US states that are best…

Gas in Australia: The elephant in the room

Since swooping to power in late May, the Anthony Albanese-led Labor government in Australia has moved quickly to implement key…

Cool bananas: Efficient cold chain technology for a clean agriculture boom

The world’s population is due to hit eight billion this year. In 2020, global food losses along the supply chain…

Can BECCS be saved from the net-zero scrapheap?

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, or BECCS, sounds like the perfect net-zero solution: grow some form of plant material,…

Energy efficiency projects for gas infrastructure are an overlooked solution

https://youtu.be/TQzKcX3wjqs Energy Monitor reporter Dave Keating (right) speaks with Marco Baresi, institutional affairs director at Turboden, at COP27's Italian Pavilion…

Opinion: CEE countries must not spend EU money to finance natural gas in district heating

As the EU desperately tries to find ways to keep hundreds of millions of Europeans warm this winter without the…

COP27: Should the energy crisis make the world re-evaluate the feasibility of a coal phase-out?

https://youtu.be/jSEeBBEbW0c Jakub ​Chełstowski (right), the governor of Poland's coal-heavy Silesia region, in conversation with reporter Dave Keating at COP27 in…

Building and construction emissions hit all-time high in 2021 – UNEP

The greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption of the building and construction sector rebounded from the Covid-19 pandemic to hit…

Moldova faces winter darkness as Russia weaponises energy

The Republic of Moldova faces rolling blackouts this winter. The country is already suffering an energy crisis and household energy…

COP27: Deep geothermal “superhot rock energy” could be key to climate action

When people think about UN climate summits, they likely imagine politicians thrashing out the details of new climate commitments in…