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5 Major LNG Projects to Keep an Eye on in 2022

Increasing demand has been driving up LNG prices since 2021. Experts expect that this demand will continue to grow, and without new LNG infrastructure, demand will outstrip supply. Luckily, several major LNG projects are in progress, and more are expected to follow.

China’s Growing LNG Dependence – Is Increasing Imports the Solution?

In 2021 China became the world's largest LNG importer. This was in response to growing energy demands for economic growth, volatile energy costs, and lower than expected domestic generation. Will this be a sustainable option for China?

JERA’s Vietnam LNG Plans in the Wake of PDP8

Vietnam is undisputedly among the world's best renewable energy success stories. The country needs to continue marching towards sustainability and retain its position as a lucrative market for green investors. However, the looming boom in the local LNG market risks derailing this progress.

Is LNG the Fuel of the Future?

LNG is a valuable power source that can power the transition to renewable energy. Due to its versatility, it has many uses - transportation, heating, and electricity generation. We expect to see a significant increase in LNG access, consumption, and production in the coming decades.

Net-Zero Investments in Asia – What the Latest AIGCC Report Tells Us

The 3rd edition of the AIGCC's Net-Zero Investment in Asia report signals a notable positive change in momentum and perception of climate-aligned investments. Considering the importance of Asia for the global net-zero goals, this is a welcome sign that one of the most essential parts of the market is looking in the right direction.

The Global Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion Plans and Climate Impacts

The world is at an inflexion point between speeding up the renewable energy transition and locking itself in fossil fuels. The latest reports make a strong case for the latter.

LNG Prices in 2022 Bring Stability after 2021’s Volatility

Many experts predict that LNG prices will remain relatively high throughout 2022. This comes on the heels of record breaking prices across Europe and Asia in 2021. But what is the longer term outlook?

The Russia-Ukraine War and Its Impact on the LNG Market

The effect of the Russia - Ukraine war on the global LNG market is concerning for many and for Asian countries, it serves as a mirror of the risks that reliance on LNG poses.

Canon Backed Think Tank CIGS Spreads Climate Change Denial

Canon cameras, used by climate change, conservation and wildlife communicators is now linked to a climate denial think tank - CIGS.

The Coal Financing Landscape – Who Are the Biggest Fossil Fuels Supporters?

Betting on coal companies and keeping a dying industry afloat in the midst of an existential climate crisis is a dangerous game. Yet, world-leading banks and asset managers continue to play it.

How Gender and Energy Access Connect Together

It is forecasted that by 2030 the number of people without electricity could increase by 35 million to 660 million compared to earlier estimations. This threatens to slow down efforts towards gender equality. In this context, progress in the clean energy sector helps reduce poverty and fosters female empowerment.

IPCC Report: Climate Finance for Adaptation Must Increase for Developing Countries

The latest IPCC Working Group II report largely stresses the need to accelerate climate adaptation, eradicate injustice and end the use of fossil fuels. The report, ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability,’ emphasised that coal and other fossil fuels are choking humanity.

The LNG Outlook of the Philippines and Its Impact on the Country’s Future

In a world where gas is becoming the "new coal" in the eyes of financial institutions, governments and the public, the Philippines has to withstand the pressure to lock itself into a fossil fuel-powered future.

The Risks of the Myanmar LNG Pipeline

The global net-zero pursuit seems the least of Myanmar's problems today. If not for the green future, however, the country should reconsider its LNG pipeline to avoid further worsening its reputation, economic and energy security situation.

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