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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.

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.

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 Japan Transition Bonds Programme and the Transition Washing Concerns

In the era of ESG-conscious investors, green and transition washing moves are quickly found out. The case of JERA and Tokyo Gas transition bonds programs risk eroding the trust of the financial industry in Japan and its clean energy transition commitments.

The China Belt and Road Initiative Investment Report 2021 and its Message to the World

The latest Belt and Road Initiative Investment Report is a testament that China will be looking to further strengthen its case as the global clean energy leader through extensive green financing and diminishing support for coal.

China’s Hydrogen Strategy for Olympics 2022: Pushing Green Hydrogen Transport

The Beijing Olympics are being powered by 100% renewable energy. A significant part of this is public transportation vehicles that run on green hydrogen. What does this mean for the future of hydrogen energy in Asia?

The Global Energy Transition: How the World Sees It

The global energy transition is a reality. Public pressure, falling renewable energy costs, and improving technology are driving the change. The coming decade will be a pivotal point in this transition and will likely dictate whether we meet the international climate goals.

Energy Transition in Asia: Balancing Two Sides

Asia's energy transition has been largely lackluster. Several of the world's largest polluters are found in the region and emissions rates have been steadily climbing. But with China leading the clean energy transition in Asia, will the region be able to spur forward?

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