Signals in 2021 will show whether we’re heading toward a cleaner, fairer, stronger world after the COVID-19 pandemic — or moving in the opposite direction
Nigeria, the largest oil and gas producer in Africa, is taking steps toward a sustainable economic recovery. The nation's stimulus package can tackle both climate change and COVID-19 simultaneously, offering the world an example of what stimulus packages can do when used smartly and strategically.
Meeting climate goals will require carbon dioxide removal, likely at the billion-tonne scale by midcentury. Direct air capture (DAC) is gaining traction as a promising carbon removal approach, but will require careful consideration of energy, land and water use to inform siting and minimize resource impacts.