|When natural gas production is certified as “responsibly sourced” what does that mean? Laura Feinstein seeks to explain.
She makes you more worried about greenwashing, in which case listen to this message
from Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator, calling out the dangers of fossil fuel advertising and pointing to actions agencies can take.
set ambitious climate goals
and transparency will be vital to achieving them. The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency details the development and rollout of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification systems to support the government’s efforts. “An effective transparency system is crucial… it provides evidence to help identify what’s needed, what is working – and what gaps may exist.” One major challenge in Nigeria is how to end subsidies for oil. Some inspiration might come from new research into feasible pathways for the energy transition in Tanzania
. Political economy analysis identifies factors contributing to the existing subsidised regime that is vulnerable to corruption. Bottom line? Good governance can enable energy access for all.