How We Use Energy in 2019

Written by Ryan McGuine // Every June, BP releases its annual benchmark publication, the 2019 Statistical Review of World Energy, which details trends in energy production and consumption over the course of the previous year. Interested readers can see my summary of last year's Statistical Review for comparison. The year 2018 was another disappointing one … Continue reading How We Use Energy in 2019

Unclear Future for Marine Fuels

Written by Ryan McGuine // The UN shipping regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), recently adopted two major air pollution regulations to reduce the negative environmental effects of shipping. International trade is crucial to the functioning of the global economy, and has played a major role in the gains in well-being observed over the last two … Continue reading Unclear Future for Marine Fuels

The Elusive 1.5°C

Written by Ryan McGuine // In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released a special report titled Global Warming of 1.5°C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat … Continue reading The Elusive 1.5°C