Policy & Strategy

Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. Photo credit: Friends of Europe-Gleamlight/Ph.Molitor

A hero for zero

In May, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report which made an unusually seismic impact across the energy sector and was even widely reported…


Beijing traffic and pollution (China). Photo credit: The Erica Chang

Particulate matters

Who wants to be afflicted with persistent anxiety or depression? Or neurological dysfunctions such as cognitive deficits, autism, and Alzheimer’s disease? Numerous studies link air…







Emmanuel Macron. Photo credit: Jacques Paquier

Lost in transition

Green new deal, just transition fund, circular economy, carbon free, biofuels, eco-friendly, fair trade, organic, recycling, renewable, resilience, sustainability, zero-whatever (from emission to waste). The…


Woodlands, north of Houston (USA). Photo credit: Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle

A cold reminder

As February’s bout of extreme cold weather left millions of Texans without power for days, it seemed all the more jarring in a state famed…