IEA walks net zero tightrope, Bitcoin goes crazy for ESG + MORE
💥Energy Flux💥| Wednesday 19th May 2021
Have we just witnessed a watershed moment in the energy and climate debate?
There is so much to say about the International Energy Agency’s first 1.5C Paris-aligned pathway that it is hard to know where to start.
Two key assertions leap out: that investment in new upstream oil and gas projects must end immediately; and that embryonic technologies that are not yet market ready will do the heavy lifting on decarbonisation.
That’s the main story in today’s issue of Energy Flux, which looks like this:
⚡Transition lines – Energy transition stories you might’ve missed
🧠Energised minds – Critical thinking on crucial energy issues
💥IEA grapples with impossible trade-offs
The International Energy Agency has entered uncharted territory by releasing its first 1.5C Paris-aligned pathway. The Net Zero Emissions scenario seeks to strike an i…