Fossil Fuels

Who are Jim Ratcliffe and Ineos?

Jim Ratcliffe, the chairman and founder of petrochemical firm Ineos, was confirmed as part-owner of soccer giants Manchester United on…

Is Barclays really moving away from fossil fuels?

Barclays' announcement last week (9 February) that it will no longer finance new oil and gas fields is positive environmental…

The EU’s energy crisis “is over” – but could it happen again?

With gas storage levels at over 70% full across Europe, the region’s energy supply is once again “safe and stable”,…

Do socially disruptive climate protests actually work?

Climate protesters in the Netherlands blocked a major highway through Amsterdam on 30 December, demanding that ING, the country’s largest…

The water crisis threatens the energy transition – CDP

Companies involved in the global energy transition are highly exposed to water security risks and are already seeing some of…

Energy transition ‘picking up speed’ but ‘structural changes’ needed – IEA

The world is becoming less dependent on fossil fuels, and the deployment of renewable technology has serious momentum behind it,…

Why COP28 was the first COP to truly align with climate science

At the closing plenary of COP28 in Dubai, most parties gave their expected takes on the final cover text. The…

Global Stocktake text signalling ‘end of fossil fuels’ is adopted at COP28

DUBAI – COP28 closed on Wednesday with a landmark Global Stocktake text that “calls on parties” to begin “transitioning away…

“17 hours” to save climate conference as UAE publishes new COP28 outcome

DUBAI - Activists, climate-vulnerable nations and climate diplomacy experts have decried a new draft of the COP28 Global Stocktake, published…

COP28: OPEC leaks put pressure on Al Jaber to secure a fossil fuel phase-out deal

As COP28 enters its final days, discussions around the inclusion of calls to "phase out" fossil fuels in the conference's…