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COP27 Priorities: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Mitigation is critical to minimise the risk of climate change's worst impacts, but failing to fund adaptation will take a toll on the most vulnerable. Both aspects should be priorities for COP27.

Climate Change Impacts Are Worsening in 2022 and COP27 and G20 Leaders Need to Respond

A new study reveals the massive proportion of climate disasters all across the world, proving that no country is safe from climate change's impacts. Climate financing for mitigation, adaptation and loss and damage should be central to the COP27 and G20 meeting agendas later this year.

Renewable Energy

COP27: Broken USD 100 Billion Promise of Climate Finance but New Hope For Loss and Damage

At a time when the world should be moving rapidly towards climate change solutions, action is slow. And as promising as the new climate finance proposal agreed upon at COP27 might look, it alone won't be enough to adequately protect the most vulnerable.

Global EV Sales 2022: Stunning Boom and a Bright Future

While Southeast Asian countries are lagging behind EV leaders, through the right policy measures, incentives they can decarbonise their public and private transportation fleets.

Fossil Fuel

Oil Companies Post Record Profits in 2022 Amid Global Energy Crisis

Oil majors had some of their highest profits ever during the second quarter of 2022 causing global outrage as inflation rates rise, the war in Ukraine continues and natural disasters causing devastation. The actions of energy giants can be connected to these global issues by causing or profiting from them.

Global Inflation 2022: The Culprit – Fossil Fuel Prices

Aside from taking a toll on the climate and the environment, fossil fuels are also bearing massive financial and economic risks, including stranded infrastructure, cascading inflation and unstable energy supplies.

Region

Electricity Price Hikes in the Philippines

The filed petition for a temporary adjustment to the 2019 power supply agreements by SMC and Meralco and its rejection by the regulator are yet more indications of the importance of proper risk management and the drawbacks of relying on fossil fuels in a net-zero-chasing world.

Using Transition Bonds For Ammonia and Blue Hydrogen Projects: The Risks For Investors and the Issuing Companies

Using transition bonds to fund blue hydrogen and ammonia projects risks extending the climate crisis. But, more importantly, it tarnishes the idea of climate financing at a time when it is needed the most.

Podcasts

04. India, Loss and Damage and COP27 – Podcast

In this episode of Energy Insights, we speak with Ulka Kelkar. Ulka is the Director...

03. Can Australia Become a Climate Champion? – Podcast

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and Stitcher In this episode of Energy Insights, Energy Tracker Asia talks...

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