This month the IPCC released a special report about Global Warming of 1.5 °C and its very likely consequences. Approved in Incheon, Republic of Korea on Saturday October 6th 2018, it is going to be a key scientific input for the next Climate Change Conference, which is going to happen in Katowice in Poland in December. But this is also a kind advice to all Governments, industries and organisations all over the world about the urgency and importance to take action now.
The World Energy Week 2018 focused on the challenges of the energy transition, between perceived risks and the opportunities of digitalization
The agreement to bring gas from Cyprus to Egypt for further export signed on the 19th of September could be a starting point to develop Eastern Mediterranean gas resources.
A Landmark deal was reached by Caspian states on the status of te world biggest water body. However, the energy dimension has not been tackled, for now.
After threats by Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi Arabia halts shipments through the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb, following attacks by the Houthis to two Saudi vessels. Is Iran behind it? and how Saudi Arabia will act in the long term?
A report released few days ago by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development shows, together with Terna statistical data, the slow but persistent increasing share of renewables in the power mix of the peninsula
After the last Opec meeting, the oil market is in turmoil, with instability in Venezuela and Libya, and Iran ready to defend its place in the oil market.
After months of controversies, scandals and debate about his role as the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt finally submitted his resignation to President Donal Trump. What’s going to happen thereafter remains to be seen.
The substantial increase in the CO2 global emissions registered in 2017 shows that the world is still very far from an absolute decoupling, and it probably also casts doubts on the goodness of the Paris Agreement, and on the more recent internationally shared pledges of green growth.
On Friday 22 of June Opec agreed to increase production to keep prices under control.
The deal preserved the unity of the group and reassured the market, but it is vague and it does not clarify who is going to pump more oil, and how much it will be.