News & events

Assessing the commitments from COP26

This ETC Short reviews the commitments made during COP26. This is an updated version of the Short published on 12/11/2021 which reviewed the commitments from the first week of COP26.

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Speech by Lord Adair Turner, Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, at the COP26 ‘Destination 2030’

Adair Turner presented the Energy Transitions Commission’s analysis of how latest pledges from first week of COP26 might help to close gap to a 1.5°C pathway. The speech was presented at the Destination 2030 event, a stock-take session of what has been achieved at COP26 so far, exploring what’s necessary, what’s possible & what’s already underway to deliver the promise of Paris & keep 1.5°C alive. Hosted by the UN High Level Climate Champions in partnership with the UK COP26 presidency.

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Material Economics launches EU Biomass report

The ETC developed the analytical work alongside Material Economics to refine global perspectives on the role of bioresources in a net-zero economy. Their deep dive on bioresource use in Europe provides a stark reminder that a course correction on biomass supply is urgently needed regionally.

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A zero-carbon China by mid-century

China can achieve the twin goals of net-zero carbon emissions and becoming a rich developed economy by 2050, a new report by the Energy Transitions Commission and Rocky Mountain Institute has shown.

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fDi Intelligence: Renewable Energy Forum

The Renewable Energy Forum will bring together leading renewable energy producers, financiers, and investment promotion agencies for a day of cutting-edge content, as we discuss the role of foreign direct investment in the shift to renewable and sustainable energy resources.

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The Economist: Sustainability Week USA

How will the promise of a green future be kept? With a focus on bringing businesses together with policymakers, investors and financial institutions, Economist Impact offers an independent guide to sustainability, helping cut through the noise and discover actionable insights.

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Reuters: Global Energy Transition Summit

The Global Energy Transition Summit 2022 unites CEOs and changemakers from across the energy, industrial, and government ecosystems to shed light on the defining issue of our time, and help companies meet a uniquely difficult challenge. That is, to be both a company of today, and the companies of tomorrow.

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Climate Investment Summit

Climate Investment Summit 2022 is a leading summit aimed at increasing investments in climate and green recovery – built on the experience of practitioners, best practice business models and cross-sector collaboration.

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Meet the Team – Ita Kettleborough

Today we sit down to talk with Ita Kettleborough, Director of the Energy Transitions Commission. Get to know her views on mitigating climate change, and her inside perspective on the ETC’s workstreams and analysis.

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