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IEA: Gas Demand is Growing. That’s a Climate Problem

Natural gas consumption is expected to bounce back after a tough 2020 – at a time when governments are looking to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels.

topics: IEA, Natural Gas

No-Deal From OPEC+. But Analysts Say Stalemate is “Unsustainable”

The turmoil at the OPEC+ meeting injects uncertainty into the market—and may presage the challenges ahead.

topics: Biden administration, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Saudi Arabia

Canada Announces Plans to Phase Out ICE Vehicles by 2035

The Canadian government announced a landmark new regulation that would ban gasoline and diesel vehicle sales by 2035, adding its name to the list of governments phasing out the internal combustion engine.

topics: Canada, Electric Vehicles, Energy Policy

Heat Dome Wreaks Havoc, Previews Future of Climate Disaster

The heatwave in the Pacific Northwest stretched power grids, squeezed energy supplies, melted infrastructure—and illustrated how far behind the U.S. is in preparing for the effects of the climate crisis.

topics: Climate change, Energy Infrastructure

In Wake of Losses to Oil Majors, Path Forward Remains Unclear

Exxon's board reshuffle has sent shockwaves through oil companies, as a new era of corporate scrutiny beckons.

topics: Equinor, ExxonMobil, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Royal Dutch Shell, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production