Coronavirus

Opinion

No port in a storm: Hell or High Water clauses during Covid-19

With COVID-19 continuing to bring business disruption even as global lockdowns ease, the impact on the energy sector has prompted a review of existing contracts and serious repercussions for any negotiations returning to the table.

Events

What next for net-zero? The status of transition in light of Covid-19

It is almost impossible to underestimate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only have 13-million-plus cases of infection and more than 570,000 deaths been reported [July 2020], but the virus is still with us and it is still killing people in many parts of the world. Uncertainty about the future is high, despite moves towards reopening economies and success by some nations in bringing the virus under control within their borders. The uncertainty is compounded because many nations are still facing rapid growth in infection rates.