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SUBSIDY WATCH BLOG

Explore news, commentary and analysis related to subsidies and sustainable development.

Blog: Should Governments Subsidize Hydrogen?

As countries chart paths to net-zero economies by 2050, hydrogen has enjoyed a new wave of attention. Proponents believe that hydrogen could play a key role in decarbonizing industries such as steel, cement, heavy-duty vehicles, and shipping that cannot feasibly be electrified with current technology. According to Bloomberg, hydrogen could meet up to 24% of the world's energy needs by 2050.

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Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community, but who will pay for this? Canadians are facing many struggles right now: an unprecedented economic slowdown due to COVID-19, a global oil price shock, and the still-urgent challenge of transitioning to a low-carbon future.

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