Jillian Ambrose

Climate change 18-10-2021

COP26 corporate sponsors condemn UK-hosted climate summit as ‘mismanaged’

Companies that stumped up millions of pounds to sponsor the COP26 climate summit have condemned it as “mismanaged” and “very last minute” in a volley of complaints as next month’s event in Glasgow draws near. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.

Global wind and solar power capacity grew at record rate in 2020

BP’s annual report reveals renewable energy boom in pandemic coincided with slump in demand for oil. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
Energy 30-06-2021

Equinor to triple UK hydrogen output with new plant near Hull

Norway’s state oil company Equinor will triple its UK hydrogen output, after setting out plans to build the world’s biggest hydrogen production plant with carbon capture and storage technology near Hull. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
Aviation 21-01-2021

Shell pulls out of joint venture to build UK sustainable jet fuels plant

Shell has pulled out of a joint venture with British Airways and Velocys to build a flagship sustainable jet fuels plant in the UK – in a blow to Boris Johnson’s claims that Britain could deliver the world’s first zero-emission long-haul flight, reports EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian Environment.
Energy 28-10-2020

European energy companies launch major carbon capture projects off UK coast

After decades spent extracting fossil fuels from the UK’s North Sea, a consortium of oil companies is preparing to pump Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions back beneath the seabed to help meet the government’s climate ambitions. EURACTIV's media partner partner, The Guardian, reports.
Energy 18-05-2020

Coal industry will never recover after coronavirus pandemic, say experts

The global coal industry will “never recover” from the COVID-19 pandemic, industry observers predict, because the crisis has proved renewable energy is cheaper for consumers and a safer bet for investors. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
Energy 21-04-2020

Green energy could drive COVID-19 recovery with $100tn boost

Renewable energy could power an economic recovery from COVID-19 by spurring global GDP gains of almost $100tn (€92tn) between now and 2050, according to a report. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.
Climate change 13-11-2019

Do more now or risk climate catastrophe, IEA warns

Disparity between words and action on climate change risks failing to cap global temperatures, the International Energy Agency warned in its latest World Energy Outlook. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.