Covid, oil demand and energy equity | Loss-making coal | CO2 border taxes + MORE
💥Energy Flux💥Monday, 12th July 2021
The soaring energy intensity of human civilisation briefly receded when Covid-19 struck last year. With demand roaring back, data from BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2021 underscore the challenges of energy access and inequity that must not be overlooked while first world economies strive to decarbonise.
That’s the lead story in today’s edition of Energy Flux, which looks like this:
💥Putting the Covid oil crash in context
⚡Transition lines – Decarbonisation stories you need to read
🧠Energised minds – Critical thinking on crucial energy issues
HOUSEKEEPING NOTE: Firstly, apologies for getting this newsletter out so late in the day. Last night was tough on us long-suffering England football fans. Also: once a month, Energy Flux takes a week off the regular publishing schedule to bring you an original deep-dive feature article or interview (don’t miss my debate with Mark van Baal of Follow This). Some of you might have been expecting three newsletters last week – I’ll be sure to fl…