Inflation Reduction Act

Opinion: Selling the Inflation Reduction Act is Joe Biden’s next test

The urgency of the climate crisis demands that countries act decisively to transition away from fossil fuels, but time is…

Weekly data: US outpaces EU in the race to build EV batteries 

President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is proving a massive boon for US green industry. The $369bn package is…

99% of US coal plants more expensive than new wind and solar – study

Around 99% of US coal plants (209 out of 210) are now more expensive to run than replacing their generation…

In green subsidy race with US, EU lacks focus

On 9 February, EU prime ministers and presidents will converge on Brussels for a showdown over how to respond to…

Methane in the net-zero crosshairs for 2023 – Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures

At the 2015 UN climate conference that delivered the Paris Agreement, Bill Gates announced that a coalition of 28 high-net-worth…

Which US states are winning the race to phase out coal?

Data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) highlights the enormous progress made in decarbonising the US power sector over…

Weekly data: US clean power capacity additions lag in 2022

In the first three quarters of 2022, new clean power installations were down by 18% in the US compared with…

Opinion: Closing the clean investment gap

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, and 'Fit for 55' in Europe, it is easy…

Positive outlook for US energy transition ahead of midterm elections

A lot is at stake for President Joe Biden – and the US energy transition – at the US midterm…

Can renewables solve the inflation crisis?

For people across Europe and North America, life has suddenly become a lot more expensive. Energy costs are rising rapidly,…