net-zero

The Role of Coal in China’s Path to Net-Zero Emissions

China has publicly made their target to be net-zero emissions by 2060. In support of this goal, they have made significant strides in increasing their renewable energy capacity. Yet, at the same time, coal consumption has continued to rise. Without reducing coal consumption, achieving a net-zero economy is nearly impossible.

COP26: How Lack of Climate Finance Derails Coal Phase-out Agenda

The chaos around the last-minute change in the coal declaration by India, China and South Africa at COP26 has certainly made it harder to reach the 1.5-degree target. At the Glasgow UN climate summit, nations pledged to phase-out coal, reduce methane, end deforestation and support the energy transition, etc. With the USD 100 billion pledge of climate finance still not being fulfilled, small and developing countries called for climate justice. Many nations now plan to revisit their commitment by the end of 2022.

Energy Transition: A Dilemma for Oil and Gas Sector

Asia will account for an estimated share of 43% of the global energy demand by 2040. Whilst fossil fuel projects are under pressure owing to climate commitments, renewables are not yet fully developed. Will the Asian countries bank upon oil and gas to fulfill the future energy demand?

Net-Zero Pledges – Who’s Walking the Talk?

The transition towards clean energy and net-zero emissions is speeding up, driven by pledges from...

Low Cost Of Capital Key Issue In Green Financing: Ajay Mathur, International Solar Alliance

In an interview with ETA, Ajay Mathur, director-general of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) shares...

Economies of the World Have Net-Zero by 2050 Targets. But Is This Enough?

Five years had passed since the signing of the Paris Agreement. This is a long...

Debunking Net-Zero in Asia: Is It Even Possible?

Net-zero by 2050 in Asia is the desirable scenario, but, judging by the current progress,...

Who Are the Big Investors in Asia’s Chase for Net-Zero?

The goals of countries in Asia to achieve net-zero by 2050 will reshape the regional...

Asia’s Race to Net-Zero by 2030

Мaps of the historical and future global temperature curve paint a disturbing picture. The earth...

Potential of Renewable Energy in Japan

Japan is among the most technically-advanced and innovative countries in the world. Yet, it is...

Most Popular

The Growth of Renewable Energy in Indonesia – Current State, Opportunities and Challenges
Potential of Renewable Energy in Japan

Categories

Tags

Energy Tracker Asia Newsletter

Become a subscriber of our newsletter and get the latest news on investments in coal, gas, and renewable energy in the region.
  • By clicking Sign Up, you consent to receive emails from Energy Tracker Asia. We won’t distribute your email address to any third party at any time. If you are under 16 years of age, please get consent from your parents or guardian first. You can unsubscribe any time. View our Privacy Policy.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.