Oil and gas companies are seen as climate villains. Truth is, we'll need their expertise to make green hydrogen a reality
Mar 04, 2023 12:12 pm UTC| Economy
Think about oil and gas companies and climate change and chances are youll think dark thoughts. Its true Exxon Mobil had remarkably detailed knowledge of global warming in the 1970s. Some seeded doubt by funding climate...
Could Lithuania hold the key to Europe's energy security?
Dec 19, 2022 16:44 pm UTC| Economy
On 19 October, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen announced that the EU had replaced two-thirds of its Russian gas imports since February by switching to other suppliers. Such a turnaround seemed...
UK test for new oil and gas fields' impact on emissions targets is not fit for purpose
Oct 16, 2022 13:37 pm UTC| Economy
Liz Trusss government is expected to fast-track permits for new North Sea gas fields to boost fossil fuel extraction on the UKs continental shelf. In a recent letter, the Committee on Climate Change (an expert body that...
How to deal with fossil fuel lobbying and its growing influence in Australian politics
Aug 21, 2022 17:31 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics
Will climate action undermine Australias democracy? This question might not be as outlandish as it seems. A recent investigation details a campaign by the car industry to have its (low) voluntary standards on fuel...
Russia's oil is in long-term decline – and the war has only added to the problem
Jul 04, 2022 16:33 pm UTC| Economy
Immediately after Russias invasion of Ukraine, world oil prices jumped above US$100 per barrel, hitting US$130 for Brent crude on March 8. The prevailing fear was that substantial Russian supplies would be lost to the...
Expect more power price hikes – a 1970s-style energy shock is on the cards
May 28, 2022 11:21 am UTC| Economy
Yesterday the Australian Energy Regulator increased the default market offers that apply to electricity retailers in New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland by 8% to 18%, depending on type of tariffs and...
Just Stop Oil: protests will be even more disruptive if they kick off panic buying
Apr 16, 2022 02:23 am UTC| Economy
Protesters from the climate activist groups Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion have blocked at least 11 fuel depots across England and disrupted supplies (though its always tough to quantify exactly how much disruption...
EU antitrust regulators raid Red Bull premises for suspected rule violations
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