Fossil Fuels

Exclusive: How just 25 oil companies are set to blow the world’s 1.5°C carbon budget

The future oil and gas extraction plans of just 25 companies are set to blow the world's 1.5°C carbon budget,…

How green lobbyists helped drive unprecedented EU climate action in 2022

The last year has seen EU policymakers deal with the unprecedented dual challenge of net zero and energy security following…

How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers

Poland produces more coal than any other country in the EU. For southern Polish towns like Libiąż, coal runs as…

The ten countries that produce the world’s dirtiest electricity

Electrification is at the heart of decarbonisation, but it only makes sense if those grids are powered by clean energy.…

Too few rules on fossil fuels? The limitations of Mark Carney’s GFANZ alliance

One year ago at COP26 in Glasgow, ex-governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney announced that more than $130trn…

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…

How indigenous communities became major players in Canada’s energy transition

Inukjuak is one of more than 200 remote communities – mostly indigenous – in Canada that relies on diesel generators…

First public database of global fossil fuel supply emissions launched

Producing and combusting all of the world’s existing fossil fuel reserves would generate more than 3.5 trillion tonnes of carbon…

Banks need higher capital requirements for $1.35trn fossil fuels exposure – Finance Watch

The world’s 60 largest banks have around $1.35trn of exposure to fossil fuel assets, which will imperil global economic stability…

Have we already passed peak fossil fuels?

Peak demand for horses in the US came in 1905; for gas lighting in the UK in 1907; for UK…