December 12 2022

Liebreich: The Unbearable Lightness of Hydrogen

Rhetoric around hydrogen has become ever more overblown.

September 30 2022

After Ukraine – The Great Clean Energy Acceleration

We have known for centuries that coal, oil and gas have driven improvements in standards of living, but have also caused crisis after crisis.

March 1 2022

Liebreich: The Quest for Resilience – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The word resilience has become increasingly fashionable in climate circles. At the end of this month, the IPCC will publish the second part of its sixth Assessment Report (AR6), focusing on climate impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation.

October 27 2021

COP26 – We’re toast, but let’s toast Glasgow!

"The idea that Glasgow has to produce some kind of miracle outcome to be considered a success is incorrect on two levels."

June 25 2021

Liebreich: Climate Action – It’s The Trade, Stupid

As world leaders gear up for November’s critical COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs) have been moving rapidly toward center stage. That may not be an entirely good thing.

May 13 2021

Goldie-Scot: Time to Ask New, Hard Questions About Role of Natural Gas

There is a well-established narrative that natural gas is a transition fuel, an essential tool on the path to deep decarbonization. However, the present has a habit of getting in the way of the future.

April 22 2021

McCrone: Someone Just Pressed Fast-Forward On Energy Transition

Chief Editor, Angus McCrone, lays out seven of the main messages from the April 13-14 Summit on energy, finance and technology in this piece. .

March 3 2021

Liebreich: Climate and Finance – Lessons from a Time Machine

The global economy’s pivot to low carbon is gathering momentum. By the time of COP26 in Glasgow in November this year, countries responsible for 78% of global GDP will have pledged net-zero emissions by 2050 or, in the case of China and Brazil, 2060.

January 19 2021

Energy, Transport, Sustainability – 10 Predictions For 2021

Implicit in BloombergNEF's 10 Predictions for 2021 is an expectation that the Covid-19 health crisis will ease gradually during the course of this year, and that most economies will stage recoveries. Read our predictions for 2021 here.

December 16 2020

Cheung: 2020 Has Put Us Back in the Climate Fight

In the early weeks of the year, as it became clear that the pandemic would be the story of 2020, we at BloombergNEF found ourselves fielding a continuous stream of questions about how energy transition and climate action would be affected. Could it be that the energy transition would take a step backward this year?


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