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Watch: Five commodity themes for 2021

On Dec 17, 2020
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S&P Global Platts President Martin Fraenkel lays out his five themes to focus on in commodity markets in 2021. This year has been unlike any other in recent history. The coronavirus pandemic has left the commodities industry reeling, disrupting supply chains and slashing demand. ...

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RT @SPGlobalPlatts: After a turbulent 2020 for all commodities, what can we expect in the coming year? S&P Global Platts president Martin Fraenkel shares his view. https://t.co/1UQIAg1mVQ https://t.co/kpDU7aLjqE
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Watch: Five commodity themes for 2021

Watch: Five commodity themes for 2021

S&P Global Platts President Martin Fraenkel lays out his five themes to focus on in commodity markets in 2021. This year has been unlike any other in recent history. The coronavirus ...

An expert explains: How to turn industrial carbon emissions into building materials

An expert explains: How to turn industrial carbon emissions into building materials

Sophia Hamblin Wang, COO of Mineral Carbonation International, explains how the company wants to help industry decarbonize and what business leaders can do.

Commentary: COP24: Five Key Takeaways from COP24 for Energy

Commentary: COP24: Five Key Takeaways from COP24 for Energy

The outcome of COP24 was heralded by many as a success in multilateralism and diplomacy, but how does this achievement translate to energy systems in the real world?

World on track to overshoot warming limit without massive investments - Woodmac

World on track to overshoot warming limit without massive investments - Woodmac

The world must combine COVID-19 recovery packages with massive investments in renewable energy and low-carbon infrastructure or it will fail to meet a global warming limit target, a report ...

Government sets out plans for clean energy system and green jobs boom to build back greener

Government sets out plans for clean energy system and green jobs boom to build back greener

Plans to support up to 220,000 British jobs, and keep bills affordable as we transition to net zero by 2050

Will 2021 Be The Transition Year For Climate Action?

Will 2021 Be The Transition Year For Climate Action?

Despite the uncertainties about the future caused by Covid-19, 2021 may well be a transition year for climate action. For the first time in our history, there is now a possibility that ...

Will gains outweigh the risks of an accelerated energy transition?

Will gains outweigh the risks of an accelerated energy transition?

Advancing technology and falling costs are making clean energy cost competitive with that generated by fossil fuels in most markets. At a corporate level, 212 companies globally are ...

Beyond Crisis: Renewable Energy for a Low-carbon Future

Beyond Crisis: Renewable Energy for a Low-carbon Future

A sustainable and resilient future is within our reach. Targeted renewable energy investment and policy action must scale-up to boost economies, create millions of jobs and improve welfare ...

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Energy and our Environment A collection of essays marking the tenth anniversary of the Climate Change Act 1Contents Foreword by Lawrence Slade, Energy UK 3 Rt Hon Claire Perry MP: ...

Getting to net zero emissions could cost $2 trillion a year, report says

Getting to net zero emissions could cost $2 trillion a year, report says

Achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is possible but will cost $1 trillion to $2 trillion a year, according to a new report, which warns that the cost of unmitigated climate ...

Carbon Capture: Silver Bullet or Mirage?

Carbon Capture: Silver Bullet or Mirage?

Carbon capture’s prospects are brighter than ever, but carbon pricing remains a major hurdle.

Climate Assembly UK concludes in world transformed by coronavirus

Climate Assembly UK concludes in world transformed by coronavirus

Several UK publications report that the UK’s first “Climate Assembly” concluded over the weekend. The Guardian says the assembly’s final meeting was postponed and moved online due to the ...

EU sees dual gas-power energy system as best bet to reach zero carbon by 2050

EU sees dual gas-power energy system as best bet to reach zero carbon by 2050

The debate over global warming has been won in Europe, and what now remains is to work out the best way of transitioning to a zero-carbon energy system. Europe’s Director of the Internal ...

How Government Can Fuel a Green Recovery

How Government Can Fuel a Green Recovery

Governments have an unparalleled opportunity to use stimulus programs to drive climate change progress. But their approach must reflect the specifics of their economy and workforce.

Building back greener and better

Building back greener and better

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on UK society. From personal wellbeing to the health of the economy, the ramifications of this pandemic are varied, deep and painful. ...

Secretary-General's remarks at Climate Finance Ministerial Meeting [as delivered]

Secretary-General's remarks at Climate Finance Ministerial Meeting [as delivered]

We need to put a meaningful price on carbon and end fossil fuel subsidies, which today amount to 373 billion dollars a year. Carbon pricing and ending fossil fuel subsidies can promote the ...

Is it possible for an oil company to help fight climate change?

Is it possible for an oil company to help fight climate change?

Royal Dutch Shell is pushing ambitious plans to invest in renewables and cut its emissions–but is it enough when it’s such a fundamental part of the problem?