Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts?

AS the COVID-19 pandemic slams the economy, analysts fear it may slow down decarbonisation efforts, as coal, relatively unaffected by the oil price crash, could be seen as the fuel source of choice for companies and governments stripped of all financial capacity to invest in renewables.

Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts? Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts? Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts? Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts? Will COVID-19 help or hinder decarbonisation efforts?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken energy markets to the core this year, creating incredible volatility for fuel prices. The one energy source that hasn’t blinked though is coal, a fuel that may come out stronger through the current crisis, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.

 In analysis released on Friday, Rystad said coal was already cheap before the economic shockwaves ripped through the energy sector, and the demand for it in China, during its own lockdown, was

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