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02 06 2022 | 10:14

Sunak’s UK oil subsidy could have insulated 2m homes, says thinktank

Billions of pounds given away in a tax break for UK oil and gas exploitation could have permanently cut the energy bills of 2m homes by £342 a year if invested in insulation measures, according to a…

21 05 2022 | 07:59

Gas giants paying zero income tax on Australian operations, new data shows

As the gas and oil industry gathers in Brisbane for the annual APPEA summit, new data has revealed that a handful of the biggest miners of Australian gas have paid no income tax for the better part…

10 05 2022 | 08:48

Is civil disobedience OK if it’s the only way to prevent climate catastrophe?

This week, climate activists disrupted the UK’s oil supply, because they believe they face a desperate choice. Nonviolent resistance now, or the unthinkable violence of climate change later. “There…

28 11 2021 | 07:53

BlackRock has moved rapidly on climate – but Adani exposures remain a major obstacle

A glaring inconsistency in the US$10 trillion giant’s commitment to climate action One of the successes of the COP26 summit was the growth in the UN-convened Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero …

28 11 2021 | 07:47

Scott Morrison ‘did a jig’ following approval of $16bn gas project labelled a ‘disaster’ by green groups

Prime minister tells Business Council of Australia he ‘could not be more thrilled’ about Woodside proceeding with Scarborough gas development Scott Morrison has told the country’s most senior…

19 11 2021 | 12:38

Study: Burning gas to make hydrogen produces “substantial” emissions

Hydrogen has been billed as the clean energy of the future by governments worldwide, including in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan. But a new study published in the journal Applied…

19 11 2021 | 12:13

Gas-fired power plant cancellations and delays signal investor anxiety, changing economics

Financial concerns are likely to affect other PJM gas projects still in the planning phase Nov. 18, 2021 (IEEFA) – A recent decision to cancel the 1,000-megawatt Beech Hollow combined gas plant in…

17 11 2021 | 18:42

Gas is "the New Coal", with No Role on Path to 1.5 C, Study Says

A new study quantifies for the first time some of the key implications of trying to use natural gas while pursuing the Paris 1.5°C target, arguing that it should not be a “bridging fuel” but should…

05 11 2021 | 09:16

World urged to slash gas use by a third to avoid climate disaster

‘Gas is the new coal’, says Climate Analytics report that finds it the fastest growing source of carbon dioxide emissions The escalating rollout of gas for heating, electricity and cooking is…

04 11 2021 | 15:03

Op - Investing in fossil fuels amidst an energy price shock: the case of Greece

Tax reductions and subsidies to natural gas generate a wrong signal to the energy market, write Vlasios Oikonomou and Haris Doukas. A change of policy is needed before the phenomenon of energy…

28 10 2021 | 08:14

There is plenty of coal and gas in the world but a volatile market is nobody’s friend

Gas will be winding its way out of the energy system Gas prices are continuing to surge around the world. The cost of gas is at unprecedented levels and global markets are buckling under the strain…

22 10 2021 | 15:52

Almost one-third of U.S. gas plants losing money, $24 billion at risk

Gas-fired power plants are increasingly making a loss in both Europe and the US, a situation not helped by soaring fuel prices, a report from Carbon Tracker reveals. The financial think tank…

15 10 2021 | 15:55

Pension funds investing indirectly in Ohio’s Gavin coal plant are at risk as financial, environmental disadvantages mount

Declining demand for coal plants, credit agency downgrades and investor scrutiny create challenges for Lightstone investment prospects October 14, 2021 (IEEFA) — The major pension and retirement…

04 10 2021 | 12:43

Surging gas prices and fuel bills focus Tory minds on the nuclear option

Growing fears of energy security are leading a rethink on Chinese involvement in atomic plans. But what alternative are there? Among the subjects preoccupying delegates at the Conservative party…

01 10 2021 | 12:42

Natural gas plants accounted for majority of Texas winter storm failures

While some politicians sought to blame renewable energy for deadly power disruptions in February, a new report from two key agencies shows that natural gas was also a major factor.  The new…

01 10 2021 | 12:04

EU lawmakers vote to prolong fossil fuel gas subsidies until 2027

Campaigners voice dismay after rule permitting gas pipelines where energy is mixed with hydrogen. European lawmakers have voted to prolong subsidies for fossil fuel gas until 2027, opening a…

24 09 2021 | 15:40

Accepting gas power plants as sustainable investments in Asian taxonomies heightens greenwash risk

Accommodating the gas sector risks diluting standards and discouraging new pools of green capital. 21 September 2021 (IEEFA Asia): Incorporating gas-powered generation as a sustainable investment…

24 09 2021 | 15:15

$5.1 billion spend on offshore gas exploration until 2027 could have fostered 2.5GW of renewable capacity and 4,800 jobs

The government is increasing issuance of gas exploration permits in the offshore sector ignoring risks imposed by global decarbonisation. 20 September 2021 (IEEFA Australia): Increasing issuance of…

03 09 2021 | 14:35

Warmth from the earth and air: could heat pumps replace our gas boilers?

The fuels we use to warm our homes create a carbon burden. Systems that capture ambient heat could offer a solution One of the greatest contributors to pollution is such a part of everyday life it…

03 09 2021 | 13:28

Cambo oilfield work postponed until next year after activists stage protest

Greenpeace activists in kayaks confront ship preparing construction kit for project. Preparation work for the controversial Cambo oil field project has been postponed after protests from activists…