Weekly Data

Weekly data: Red Sea crisis could quadruple CO₂ emissions from ships

The diversion of more than 100 container ships around the southern tip of Africa, from their usual Asia-to-Europe route from…

Weekly data: why scrapping a key UK heat pump target threatens net zero

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has to plan for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 because his predecessor – and…

Weekly data: LNG deals boom in 2023 as oversupply concerns also grow

The global LNG industry is booming. After pipeline gas exports from Russia plummeted following the country’s invasion of Ukraine, imports…

Weekly data: IEA significantly downgrades green hydrogen growth forecast

The IEA’s 2023 annual renewables report constitutes bad news for green hydrogen, with 2023 forecasts for capacity growth significantly more…

Weekly data: the world is heading for massive LNG oversupply

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine two years ago prompted a massive EU policy response (the REPowerEU plan) to get off Russian…

Weekly data: at least 40% of North Sea oil and gas licences are owned by foreign investors – new research

Once again, North Sea oil and gas finds itself in the crosshairs of UK political discourse, with former Conservative Energy…

Weekly data: how captive coal plants are driving global coal growth

At the end of 2021, it seemed that coal was on its way out. The previous year, China's leader Xi…

Weekly data: mega-deals highlight risky growth strategy for US oil majors

"We need to continue to deliver the oil and gas that the world needs to be able to reliably and…

Weekly data: Republican states are hoovering up most of Biden’s IIJA clean energy and power funds

November marks the two-year anniversary of Joe Biden’s 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a key feature of the…

Weekly data: UK Conservatives heading to elections with a growing green policy gap

Announcements at the 2023 UK Conservative Party Conference – widely cited as an policy indicator for the next UK general…