COP26 must close the rhetoric gap without creating a supply gap

Plus: World leaders rally around an unlikely global power grid

BREAKOUT STORY: Electricity is not a globally traded commodity for a reason. But world leaders are now backing a project to change that: the Green Grids Initiative (6-minute read):

Energy Flux
Will the world ever have a single unified power grid?
A highly ambitious initiative to roll out a worldwide web of electricity interconnectors to trade solar and wind power across continents and time zones won high-profile backing at COP26 this week. The ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ concept is beguilingly simple, but implementing it promises to be anything but. The initiative is gaining traction, yet the s…
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IN THIS EMAIL:

💥COP26 must close the ‘rhetoric gap’ without creating a supply gap

💥Global methane pledge falls short on scope and substance

💥US regulations show promise but gas flaring still overlooked

💥UK regulatory loophole worsens air quality

💥North-east US punished by lack of gas pipelines, archaic legislation

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🧠‘Pitting technological solutions versus behavioural change is a false dichotomy’

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