In 2006, the notorious Stern Report asserted that climate change poses the biggest challenge to the discipline of economics. Markets, it argued, cannot properly account for climate change and its effects.
14 years on, the views contained in the Stern Report, which echo the Club of Rome’s earlier warnings, have been vindicated. There is mounting evidence that climate change and environmental…read full article
The covid-19 pandemic is disrupting industries around the world, including renewable energy. With so many workers stuck at home, experts caution that corporate renewable energy demand could drop off. …read full article
The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to…read full article
Current primary steel production is highly integrated; incremental efficiency improvements can only further reduce emissions by about 10%. The analysis of scenarios published recently…read full article
The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Germany describes a European initiative to establish battery cell production in Germany and Europe, which includes comment from the Economic…read full article
Climate actions have often fallen into one of two strategies: mitigation efforts to lower or remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere, and adaptation efforts to adjust systems and societies…read full article