As they prepare for Cup 28… the UAE commits to zero emissions by 2050

As they prepare for Cup 28… the UAE commits to zero emissions by 2050

The UAE is the third largest producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and is the first country in North Africa and the Middle East to commit to achieving zero emissions by 2050, according to Standard & Poor’s Global Platts. International mobilization for the clean energy agenda The UAE, which will host … Read more

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Delegates landing in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for UN climate talks this week are a global elite bent on tearing down national borders, stripping individual freedoms and condemning working people to a life of poverty. The dark view is held by a number of far-right … Read more

The EU reaches political agreement on a ban on combustion engine vehicles from 2035

The EU reaches political agreement on a ban on combustion engine vehicles from 2035

BRUSSELS – EU lawmakers reached a political agreement on Thursday on emissions rules that will effectively ban the sale of new cars with internal combustion engines from 2035. The planned law will require new cars and vans to have significantly lower CO2 emissions by 2030 and to reach zero emissions by 2035, increasing pressure on … Read more

Joe Manchin can stop a partisan energy takeover at FERC

Joe Manchin can stop a partisan energy takeover at FERC

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has come to the aid of the Biden administration to prevent the construction of critical energy infrastructure. President Biden is now poised to impose a Democratic supermajority on this historically bipartisan commission, with the likely consequence that Americans and our European allies will face catastrophic energy shortages this winter and … Read more

So Rishi Sunak is the UK’s next prime minister. What happens now? – POLITICO

So Rishi Sunak is the UK’s next prime minister. What happens now? – POLITICO

LONDON — It took one bruising campaign defeat and six weeks of exile — but on Tuesday, Rishi Sunak will finally become U.K. prime minister. He faces the toughest in-tray of any British leader since World War II, entering No. 10 Downing Street as the country hurtles into winter with energy bills, hospital waiting lists, … Read more

Why we’re bullish on energy stocks

Why we’re bullish on energy stocks

Some investments are suitable for the timid, others for the greedy. US energy stocks may be a rare fit for both. The sector is an inflation hedge and also has home-grown growth potential if freed from shareholder-imposed mandates to comply with environmental, social and governance constraints. Energy stocks should continue to outperform as capital rotates … Read more

Western World’s Energy Folly in a New York nutshell

Western World’s Energy Folly in a New York nutshell

The latest report from New York State’s grid operator is a master class in everything wrong with the Western world’s approach to climate change. So: everything wrong with an approach that consists of throwing money at green business interests despite any practical considerations. If you think there’s something else going on, like mitigating climate change, … Read more

Asus Zenbook 17 Fold in review – Foldable 17-inch OLED convertible debuts

Asus Zenbook 17 Fold in review – Foldable 17-inch OLED convertible debuts

The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold is the first large foldable device on the market, and after our mixed experience with the older Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold (13.3 inches), we were pleasantly surprised by the Zenbook overall. The system is very versatile and being able to fold out a relatively compact laptop into a 17-inch OLED … Read more

Opinion: As Americans worry about climate change, 9 experts weigh in with solutions

Opinion: As Americans worry about climate change, 9 experts weigh in with solutions

Editor’s Note: This roundup is part of the CNN Opinion series “America’s Future Starts Now,” in which people share how they have been affected by the biggest issues facing the nation and experts offer their proposed solutions. The views expressed in these commentaries are the authors’ own. Read more opinion at CNN. CNN  —  One … Read more

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels will increase by less than 1% this year

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels will increase by less than 1% this year

CNN — Finally, some good news in the fight against greenhouse gases: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels are on track to increase by less than 1% this year. That’s despite widespread concerns about a rush back to coal, oil and gas amid a global energy crisis and Russia’s war in Ukraine. We … Read more