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US exits Paris climate agreement

US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that the country will withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement. 

Energy transition presents profitable prospects for investors – IRENA

The energy transition across the globe presents a big business opportunity for stakeholders in various sectors, according to IRENA's World Energy Transitions Outlook.
Masdar signs solar agreement with Iraq

Masdar signs agreement to develop 2GW solar in Iraq

Masdar has signed a strategic agreement with the Republic of Iraq to develop solar PV projects in the country with a minimum total capacity of 2GW.

Shell CFO reaffirms company support for Paris accord

Jessica Uhl, Royal Dutch Shell’s chief financial officer, has reiterated the company’s backing of the Paris climate agreement.

Will Trump derail decarbonization?

Is the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement going to stall the global gold rush of renewables activity? No, argue Fergus Smith, Amanda Rologas Tsangalis and Josh Dellios

China reveals plans for carbon market

China has announced its plan to launch an emissions trading system that is expected to rank as the world’s largest. 

IEA report exposes inadequate decentralized energy response

The need for policymaking to keep apace with reality received a fresh jolt this week when the International Energy Agency released a report outlining how badly decentralized energy technologies are doing in helping the world meet its Paris Climate Agreement targets.

Macquarie vows to build on Green Investment Bank legacy

Australian group, Macquarie, has asserted that it wishes to build on the success of the UK’s Green Investment Bank, to make it into an investment vehicle for renewables throughout Europe.

Trump won’t derail India’s clean energy plans vows minister

India’s renewable energy minister today vowed that his country will not deviate from its clean energy targets if US President Donald Trump puts the brakes on America’s commitment to tackling climate change.

EU ‘deep decarbonization needs unprecedented storage and renewables drive’

“Deep decarbonisation will require unprecedented efforts” across Europe if the EU is to meet its clean energy targets.

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