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The Latest PDP8 Vietnam Draft – Focus on Renewable Energy and a Drastic CO2 Emissions Reduction

The latest draft of the Vietnam PDP8 sends the positive signal that the country is no longer looking in the direction of fossil fuels. Instead, it is further diversifying its low-carbon power sources, planning for notable clean energy growth and a massive CO2 emission reduction.

China’s Coal Imports Drop and the Imminent Effect on Coal Exporters

China's latest decision to reduce coal imports has shocked countries like Australia. Yet, aside from the challenges there are opportunities.

The Japan Net-Zero Commitments: Ambitious and Honest or Unrealistic and Hypocritical

Japan should be at the forefront of the clean energy transition. While the country has made multiple pledges, its actions and meaningful results are still lacking.

Global Economic Recovery after COVID-19 Pandemic – What 2022 Holds for the Energy Market

We sit with experts and stakeholders from all parts of the energy market to discuss what 2021 taught us, how will the global economic recovery continue in 2022 and which will be the decisive factors for the energy market and climate finance in Asia going forward.

Pathway to Zero Emissions for Hard-To-Decarbonise Industries

Decarbonisation of hard-to-abate sectors will be among the most essential tools to empower the world's emission reduction targets. While the progress had so far been stalling and challenges remain, the opportunities for a rapid transformation of hard-to-decarbonise sectors are there for the taking.

Asia’s Role in Defining the Pace of Renewable Energy Transition

The talk about the renewable energy transition often revolves only around the need for new clean energy capacity to replace the existing global fossil fuel fleet. If the world is to maximize the results of its net-zero aspirations, the scope of the renewable energy transition dialogue and action should widen to also include critical aspects like the need for better policies, equal electricity access, reskilling, and more.

The Boom of Green Investments in Asia and the Reasons for the Investors’ Interest

As the next renewable energy powerhouse, Asia is a primary point of interest for many...

New Carbon Capture Technology: A Ray of Hope

Carbon capture technology has come a long way over the past several decades, but it is still in the early stages of adoption. As a result, there are only three main types of carbon capture being used, with several new technologies currently in development. As carbon capture becomes more efficient, it will have a growing role to play in the world's low-carbon future.

New Report Reveals Global Coal Power Capacity is Shrinking

The global coal power capacity is in a decline. While some Asian countries still plan for the construction of new coal capacity, most are starting to realise that fossil fuels are a dead end.

A New Supply Chain Crunch: Renewable Energy Commodities

The next decade will see a boom in demand for renewable energy commodities. However, the world is seemingly not ready to meet it and supply chain crunches from high-impact, low-probability events like the COVID-19 might further complicate the process, delaying the global decarbonisation progress.

Top 10 Carbon Capture Companies in 2022 Are Entering the Market

The carbon capture market is growing. This demand is being met by a variety of companies, ranging from startups to established fossil fuel giants. This trend will likely continue as the technology becomes more efficient and adoption continues to increase.

Liberal vs Labour – Who Has the Best Energy Policy in the 2022 Australian Election?

The energy policies of the Labour and the Liberal parties will play a crucial role in determining the outcome of the upcoming election in Australia. The importance of decarbonisation strategies and taking action has never been greater. Judging by the parties' announced plans, they are up for the challenge.

3 Best Carbon Capture Stocks 2022: Investing in a Growing Industry to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Publicly traded carbon capture companies range from startups to established fossil fuel majors. The industry is still fairly young, but market predictions show that carbon capture technology will grow significantly over the next several decades. For investors, this provides the opportunity to support the energy transition while investing in a possibly lucrative industry.

Burning Plastic: a Real Waste-to-Energy Solution or a Greenwashing Tool?

Burning plastic is touted as an efficient waste-to-energy solution that will solve the plastic problem and help us to move away from fossil fuels. But in reality, it discourages recycling, perpetuates single-use plastic production and impacts health and the environment.

Are Large Japanese Companies Living Up to their Climate Commitments in 2022?

The climate and sustainability-related pledges of Japanese companies are a reflection of the government's commitment. While on paper everything sounds ambitious, the reality is there is much work left to be done on both micro and industry levels.

Asia’s Race to Net-Zero by 2030

Achieving net-zero is the world's top priority. So far, Asia lags behind in its effort to go carbon-neutral. Renewable energy is the key.

The Rise of Wind Power in Asia 2022

Asia's wind power plants produce over one-third of the world's total wind energy. By 2050 it is expected this to be significantly higher.

Renewable Energy Investments in Vietnam in 2022 – Asia’s Next Clean Energy Powerhouse

The boom of renewable energy in Vietnam has made the country a global leader in sustainability and a top clean energy investment destination.

The Energy Mix Review in Japan – A Glimpse of the Future

The energy mix review in Japan will show the world how determined the country is to fulfil its 2050 net-zero goal and ensure a green future.

Potential of Renewable Energy in Japan

Japan's road towards renewable energy dominance in the country's mix won't be smooth, it is feasible and will unlock several energy investment opportunities.

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